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A podcast promoting that Islam and Liberty not only could coexist, but it has always been that way.

    Episode 037 - Abbas Mehregan; The Jurisprudential Principles of Equality between Muslims and Non-Muslims in Islamic Sharia

    Episode 037 - Abbas Mehregan; The Jurisprudential Principles of Equality between Muslims and Non-Muslims in Islamic Sharia

    Abbas Mehregan, Ph.D. in Sociology of Religion from the University of Cologne (Germany) and licentiate in Islamic Sciences is a faculty member of the University of Tehran. He has carried out several studies in the field of sociology of Islam as well as the sociology of Islamic countries.
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    • 16 min
    Episode 036 - Ankita Sanyal; Jews in Iran since the Islamic Revolution: Social Status and Anti-Semitism

    Episode 036 - Ankita Sanyal; Jews in Iran since the Islamic Revolution: Social Status and Anti-Semitism

    Ankita Sanyal, PhD scholar at the Centre for West Asian Studies, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi, India. Her research is on “Balancing Traditional and Modern Roles of Women in Islamic Republic of Iran: Role of Education System.” She did her post graduation in Politics and International Relations from School of International Studies, Jawaharlal Nehru’s Universit, New Delhi, India. She have attended national and international conferences and currrently have two publications.
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    Episode 035 - Eugene Yapp; Reflections and Perspective from Malaysia

    Episode 035 - Eugene Yapp; Reflections and Perspective from Malaysia

    Eugene Yapp, based in Malaysia, is currently the Director of Religious Freedom & Liberty Partnership. He also serves as board member of Kairos Dialogue Network, a faith based non-profit organisation dedicated to the advancement of Christian-Muslim relations in Malaysia. 
     
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    • 24 min
    Episode 034 - Waqas Ahmad; Religious Freedom and Economic Development. A Conceptual and Empirical Review

    Episode 034 - Waqas Ahmad; Religious Freedom and Economic Development. A Conceptual and Empirical Review

    Waqas Ahmad is Assistant Professor at Faculty of Management Sciences, International Islamic University Islamabad, Pakistan. He consider himself as social scientist and interest in age old elusive question of why some nations are rich and others are poor. The complexity of the question require insights not only from economics but also from psychology, sociology, politics and history.
    In his paper, the idea of religious freedom and its implications for economic growth will be identified and documented. The government restrictions and social hostilities involving religion has been increasing in the last few years across the globe. In the end, the lesson can be learned from country case studies, where by changing government regulations and social norms, they are able to reap the benefits of religious freedom.
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    • 25 min
    Episode 033 - Saeed Ahmed Rid; Does Democracy positively affect Religious freedom? A case Study of Pakistan

    Episode 033 - Saeed Ahmed Rid; Does Democracy positively affect Religious freedom? A case Study of Pakistan

    Saeed Ahmed Rid is an Assistant Professor at the National Institute of Pakistan Studies, Quaid-i-Azam University, Islamabad, Pakistan. He did his PhD in Peace Studies from the University of Bradford, UK and his postdoctoral research at the University of Oxford, UK.
    In this paper, he tried to explain how a regime type affects religious freedom in same country. Does personality of the ruler and his political vision matter as well? What type of complexities are created by the changing international environment? What kind of new forums and avenues are available to the religious minorities in democratic dispensation that cannot be provided by the dictatorial regimes?
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    • 20 min
    Episode 032 - Jani Kinnunen, The Role of Freedom of Religion and Political Regime for Human Development Indices

    Episode 032 - Jani Kinnunen, The Role of Freedom of Religion and Political Regime for Human Development Indices

    Jani Kinnunen is a researcher at Åbo Akademi, Finland. His research interests include data science related to economics and political science. His application work has focused on freedoms in economic and political systems, mergers and acquisitions, and real options.
    His paper studies how the combination of political regime and religious freedoms are related to human development indices. The tested hypothesis states: the higher the quartile level of religion-democracy combination, the higher the levels of economic and political freedoms, as well as, the human development.
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