CJPME cordially invites Canadians to a talk by Tariq Ramadan, philosopher, writer and academic, as he speaks to turmoil facing the world today. Dr. Ramadan will deliver a political talk entitled, “Refugees, Wars and Revolutions: Addressing the Fears and Fanaticism of our Age,” in three Canadian cities: Toronto, Ottawa and Montreal.
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This political talk by Prof. Ramadan’s will center on the upheavals facing the Middle East and the West: e.g. the ongoing conflicts, the massive refugee movements, the shifting alliances, the East-West perceptions, etc. Ramadan's talk will be followed by a Q&A period.
Tariq Ramadan is a highly distinguished Swiss-born intellectual, philosopher and writer. He is currently a Professor of Contemporary Islamic Studies in the Faculty of Oriental Studies at Oxford University, UK. Albeit involved for many years in the debate on Islam in the West and elsewhere in the world, it is as a political expert that Mr. Ramadan will address his audience this time.
Through his writings and lectures Prof. Ramadan has contributed to the debate on the issues of Muslims in the West, and Islamic movements in the Muslim world. He lectures extensively throughout the world on ethics, social justice, faith and ecology, and participates frequently in interfaith as well as intercultural dialogue.
In Toronto and Ottawa, Dr. Ramadan's lecture will be delivered in English; in Montreal, Dr. Ramadan’s lecture will be delivered in French. In all locations, questions in either official language are welcome.