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An Open Letter to My Grandchildren

Alma Gottlieb , November 9th, 2016

Dear Dean and Mona,   At four years old and ten months old, you are both too young to understand why the grown-ups around you keep talking about…

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An Open Letter to My Children

Alma Gottlieb , November 9th, 2016

Dear Nathaniel and Hannah, I am sorry that my generation has failed you. We have bequeathed you a world that has too many problems, too much fear, and too much…

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Trump’s Muslim Bashing

tabsir , June 18th, 2016

The Atlantic (June 16) has a powerful piece by Uri Friedman on Donald Trump’s rampant Muslim bashing with responses by six Muslim commentators and scholars. It is well…


Under Surveillance: Islamophobia and Muslim Student Associations

Anne Kelsey , May 16th, 2016

In 2012, the Associated Press released a news report titled “NYPD monitored Muslim students all over Northeast.” In the article, we learn that the New York City police…

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Lezing Meld Islamofobie – Islamkritiek, moslimhaat en racisme

martijn , April 16th, 2016

Op 21 maart jongstleden presenteerde Meld Islamofobie haar eerste jaarrapport. Onderstaand stuk is de tekst van mijn korte lezing die avond over het begrip islamofobie. Laat me om…

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The Brussels attack and liberal Islamophobia

tabsir , April 11th, 2016

“WICHITA, KS – MARCH 5: A group of Muslim students take selfies before Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump made a speech at a campaign rally on March 5,…


Interview with Edward E. Curtis IV

Marta Scaglioni , December 17th, 2015

The goal should be human rights, freedom, and dignity for all, and Black Muslims in the United States have been at the vanguard of this struggle in the…


People of the Book: Why not the Book of Love?

tabsir , December 16th, 2015

by Daniel Martin Varisco, MENA Tidningen As an undergraduate I attended Wheaton College in Illinois, an interdenominational evangelical Protestant enclave, from which I obtained a quality education. …


Donald Trump and P. T. Barnum

tabsir , December 10th, 2015

My latest post from Lund…


After Charlie Hebdo: complex media cultures and the limits of liberalism

Fiona Murphy , July 10th, 2015



Commentary Hell

tabsir , June 28th, 2015

We moderns devour news as if it were a staple food. Gone are the days when one sat down for coffee in the morning with a daily newspaper….


The Bridge over Islamophobia

tabsir , May 24th, 2015

John Esposito at the Alwaleed Center for Muslim-Christian Understanding in the Walsh School of Foreign Service has just provided a unique website to chart the pace of islamophobia…


Why Not “Je Suis Lassana”?

Alma Gottlieb , February 1st, 2015

Much of the Western world has expressed solidarity with the right to publish offensive cartoons by identifying with the cartoonists at the iconoclastic weekly, Charlie Hebdo, who were…

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Indefinite detention for advocating jihadi violence

Dr. Marranci , February 1st, 2015

The Sydney Morning Herald contacted me for a comment on former judge Anthony Whealy’s suggestion to imprison terrorists and terrorist advocates indefinitely till proven de-radicalised. A short q…

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Should Muslims Apologise for Muslim Terrorists?

Dr. Marranci , January 24th, 2015

The debate, particularly in Australia, about whether Muslims should apologise or not for the acts of terrorism of some individuals whom are identified or identify themselves as Muslims,…

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“Een eiland in een zee van ongeloof”: het activistische verzet van moslims in Nederland, België en Duitsland

martijn , December 16th, 2014

  “Een eiland in een zee van ongeloof”: het activistische verzet van moslims in Nederland, België en Duitsland Auteurs: Martijn de Koning Ineke Roex Carmen Becker Pim Aarns…

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Moslims zijn geen marionetten

martijn , November 6th, 2014

Gastauteur: Thijl Sunier ‘Als moslims naar de letter van de wet leven dan zijn ze niet tegen slavernij. Sterker nog, wie de bronnen goed leest weet dat slavernij…

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Anti-liberal attempts: between burqa and criticism demonization

Dr. Marranci , September 10th, 2013

Yesterday, the British Parliament debated the ban of a garment, something that the British Parliament had not discussed since Victorian times. This time it was not the length…

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Think Tanks, weak research and the case of Hizb-ut-Tahrir in Australia

Dr. Marranci , January 11th, 2013

Think Tanks, often linked to a party in the nation’s political system, are becoming increasingly popular (particularly in the US and the UK), receive funds, and produce very easily digestible re…

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American Muslims, Muslimphobia, and dangerous chemerias

Dr. Marranci , January 1st, 2013

The debate concerning Islam and Muslims in the US is a very heated one – sometimes beyond metaphors. The fear that Sharia will rule in the land of the…