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

    Episode 030 - Zainal Abidin Bagir; The Politics and Law of Blasphemy in Indonesia

    Episode 030 - Zainal Abidin Bagir; The Politics and Law of Blasphemy in Indonesia

    Zainal Abidin Bagir is the executive director of the Center of Religious and Cross Cultural Studies at Gadjah Mada University in Indonesia. Bagir specializes in philosophy of religion, religion and science, and religion and ecology.
    His presentation speaks on blasphemy law in Indonesia, comparing it globally, seeing how has it been used, current revitalization of the law and paths for revision.
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    Episode 029 – Robert Hefner; Religious Freedom, Harmony and Inclusion

    Episode 029 – Robert Hefner; Religious Freedom, Harmony and Inclusion

    Robert W. Hefner is professor of anthropology and former director of the Institute on Culture, Religion, and World Affairs (CURA) at Boston University. He is former president of the Association for Asian Studies. Hefner has directed 19 research projects and organized 18 international conferences, and authored or edited 19 books.
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    • 23 min
    Episode 028 - Mohd. Izharul Haque Mikrani; IMAN: Efforts for Religious Freedom in Nepal

    Episode 028 - Mohd. Izharul Haque Mikrani; IMAN: Efforts for Religious Freedom in Nepal

    Mohd. Izharul Haque Mikrani is a prominent media personality and a fighter for Democracy, Human Rights, Pluralism, Freedom of Religion or Belief despite challenges and threats. Currently, Mr. Mikrani is the president of the Intellectual Muslims Association of Nepal (IMAN). This organization works to promote interfaith dialogue among people of different faiths. He is also the Chief Editor of Sajha Awaz (an online news portal of Nepal). Izhar Mikrani is a founder member and current chair of SAFFoRB (South Asian Forum for Freedom of Religion or Belief), Nepal Chapter. He is also an active member of the EU working group on HRDs.
    His presentation speaks about IMAN (Intellectual Muslims Association of Nepal), a non-profitable organization working for minorities’ rights in Nepal upholding the principles of freedom of religion or belief (FoRB) and its efforts.

    • 13 min
    Episode 026 - A.K.M Iftekharul Islam, Secularism, Islamism and Religious Minorities: the Case of Bangladesh

    Episode 026 - A.K.M Iftekharul Islam, Secularism, Islamism and Religious Minorities: the Case of Bangladesh

    A. K. M. Iftekharul Islam is assistant professor of Department of Islamic History & Culture at University of Dhaka, Bangladesh. He has a masters in Islamic History & Culture and have various of his articles referred to in journals.
    His paper is an attempt to examine the present condition of religious minorities in Bangladesh; impact of religious tension of India and Myanmar on it and policy options for the government; and the civil society to ensure religious co-existence of all sorts of people.
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    • 15 min
    Episode 025 - Mujeeb Hussain Gattoo, The Ahmediyya question, the response of Muslim Scholars, and the (im)possibility of religious co-existence in Contemporary Islamic Thought.

    Episode 025 - Mujeeb Hussain Gattoo, The Ahmediyya question, the response of Muslim Scholars, and the (im)possibility of religious co-existence in Contemporary Islamic Thought.

    Mujeeb Hussain Gattoo is an Assistant Professor at the Higher Education Department, Govt of Jammu and Kashmir.Their paper tackles the Ahmediyya question through analyzing the issues raised above and probing into the (im)possibility of religious co-existence in Contemporary Islamic thought.It is also an attempt to compare the views of Muslim scholars (across different spectrums of thought) towards the Ahmediyya’s

    • 22 min
    Episode 024 - Amel Azzouz, Revisiting Religious Freedom in a Muslim Democracy: Case of New Tunisian Constitution

    Episode 024 - Amel Azzouz, Revisiting Religious Freedom in a Muslim Democracy: Case of New Tunisian Constitution

    Amel Azzouz is a member of Ennahdha Party Shura Council and a former member of the Tunisian Constituent Assembly. She is a teacher of English literature in the Tunisian University, and she received her political science master’s degree from the Faculty of Juridical, Political and Social Sciences of Tunis. In her paper, she sheds light on the constitution of post-revolution Tunisia, the most progressive constitution in today’s Muslim world. She explains how this success was achieved not only thanks to the joint efforts of legislators and politicians but also to a serious social dialogue.
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