Film screening and discussion: Je ne suis pas Charlie

Film screening and discussion: Je ne suis pas Charlie

Friday, 4 March 2016 - 7:00pm
Venue: 
Auditorium, Investcorp Building, St Antony's College
Speaker(s): 
Max Blumenthal (Senior Editor of Alternet's Grayzone Project and author of The 51 Day War: Ruin and Resistance in Gaza (2015))
Dr Tariq Ramadan (Professor of Contemporary Islamic Studies, Middle East Centre)
Dr Sudhir Hazareesingh (Fellow in Politics, Balliol College, Oxford)
Dr Karma Nabulsi (Fellow in Politics, St. Edmund Hall, Oxford)
Chair: 
James Kleinfeld

The event will be chaired by the Campaign for Racial Awareness and Equality (CRAE).

Cosponsored by: Oxford Students' Palestine Society, Oxford Arab Cultural Society, Rhodes Must Fall, Jewish Students for Justice in Palestine, Balliol Left Caucus

Dr Tariq Ramadan is Professor of Contemporary Islamic Studies at Oxford University, teaching in the Faculties of Oriental Studies and Theology & Religion. He is Senior Research Fellow at St Antony’s College (Oxford) and Doshisha University (Kyoto, Japan); Visiting Professor at the Faculty of Islamic Studies, (Qatar); Director of the Research Centre of Islamic Legislation and Ethics (CILE) (Doha, Qatar), President of the think tank European Muslim Network (EMN) in Brussels and a member of the International Union of Muslim Scholars. His research interests include the issues of Islamic legislation, politics, ethics, Sufism and the Islamic contemporary challenges in both the Muslim-majority countries and the West. He is active at both academic and grassroots levels.

He is the author of Le Génie de l’Islam; Être Occidental Et Musulman Aujourd’hui; Introduction à L’Éthique islamique; De l’islam et des musulmans; Au péril des idées with Edgar Morin; The Arab Awakening: Islam and the New Middle East; The Quest for Meaning: Developing a Philosophy of Pluralism; Radical Reform: Islamic Ethics and Liberation; In the Footsteps of the Prophet: Lessons from the Life of Muhammad; and Western Muslims and the Future of Islam.

Max Blumenthal is an award-winning journalist, Senior Editor of Alternet's Grayzone Project and best-selling author of Republican Gomorrah: Inside the Movement that Shattered the Party (2009), Goliath: Life and Loathing in Greater Israel (2013) and The 51 Day War: Ruin and Resistance in Gaza (2015).

Professor Karma Nabulsi (Chair) is Fellow in Politics at St. Edmund Hall and lectures at Department of Politics and International Relations where she is also the Director of Undergraduate Studies. Dr Nabulsi has published widely on the themes of republican political thought and practice, the history of the laws of war and Palestine.

Sudhir Hazareesingh is a Fellow in Politics at Balliol College, Oxford. He works on modern French political and cultural history, and has published widely across these subjects, notably on French political traditions, the history of French republicanism, and on the legacies of Napoleon Bonaparte and Charles de Gaulle. His most recent book isHow The French Think (2015).

**This event is organised by Oxford Radical Forum and hosted by the Middle East Centre**

 

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