Politics in Migration: Lecture by Tariq Ramadan

22 Jan Politics in Migration: Lecture by Tariq Ramadan

On Mondays throughout Hilary Term, the Oxford Centre for Christianity and Culture is hosting a series of interdisciplinary conversations which aim to shed new light on the unfolding migration context: ‘In-Migration: Cultural and Theological Dialogues on the 21st Century Movements of Peoples’.

In each session, a speaker will make a key input on an aspect of migration, to which scholars associated with the Centre will offer a response informed by Christian theological reflection and/or practice.  Details of the second seminar are as follows:


Second Week - PicturePolitics in Migration

Speaker: Professor Tariq Ramadan*

Monday 23 January, 5pm

Regent’s Park College
Pusey Street, Oxford, OX1 2LB


* Tariq Ramadan is Professor of Contemporary Islamic Studies at Oxford University, and teaches in the Faculties of Oriental Studies, and Theology and 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 books include:  The Arab Awakening: Islam and the New Middle East (Penguin, 2012) and (forthcoming in 2017-18) Islamic Ethics: A Very Short Introduction (Oxford University Press).

A response will be offered by Dr Suke Wolton, Research Fellow and Lecturer in Politics, Regent’s Park College, Oxford, and whose publications include: ‘Report of the Barbed Wire Europe conference on immigration detention, Oxford 2000’, in Journal of Refugee Studies, 13.4 (December 2000); ‘Immigration policy and the crisis of British values’, in Citizenship Studies, 10.4 (September 2006), pp.453-467; and a forthcoming article in the Journal of Education, Justice and Citizenship on ‘The contradiction in the Prevent Duty: democracy vs British values’.

For the full list of seminars, click HERE.