Episode 001 – Mustafa Akyol – Reforms in Islamic World ala Luther or ala Locke

Islam and Liberty Podcast presents a lively discussion on topical issues around Islam, Society and Economy led by leading experts. The general orientation is towards intellectual dimensions of relationship between Islam and liberty with focus on religious, civil, political and economic liberties as understood in the Islamic discourse. This podcast is based on a webinar…

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The Multi-Polar World of Islam

Do we have any singular, sacrosanct version of Islam with any central authority? The obvious answer to this question is No, however what is important is to realize that how differences in the interpretations influence the political regimes in which these narratives thrive. The global debate on Islam is largely situated around the Middle East,…

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Episode 013 – Usama Hasan, evolution of fiqh from a binary worldview to lands of citizenship

This week’s podcast episode features a discussion between Imam Sheikh Dr Usama Hasan and Ali Salman about the modern notion of “lands of citizenship” within Islamic legal framework. Islamic jurisprudence, or fiqh, is often used to argue a binary world-view- Dar al-Islam or Dar al-kufr, divided between Muslims and Non-Muslims, or kafir. Citing the historical…

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Episode 010 – Nouh Elharmouzi – Economic Freedom, Political Freedom: The Relationship after the Arab Spring

Islam and Liberty Podcast presents a lively discussion on topical issues around Islam, Society and Economy led by leading experts. The general orientation is towards intellectual dimensions of the relationship between Islam and liberty with focus on religious, civil, political and economic liberties as understood in the Islamic discourse. This webinar was originally recorded on…

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Episode 009 – Ozlem Caglar Yilmaz – Liberty, Civil Society and Politics Special Case of Turkey

Islam and Liberty Podcast presents a lively discussion on topical issues around Islam, Society and Economy led by leading experts. The general orientation is towards intellectual dimensions of the relationship between Islam and liberty with focus on religious, civil, political and economic liberties as understood in the Islamic discourse. This webinar was originally recorded on…

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Episode 008 – Mohamad Machine-Chian – Banking in the Islamic Republic of Iran, Caught Between Faith and Performance

Islam and Liberty Podcast presents a lively discussion on topical issues around Islam, Society and Economy led by leading experts. The general orientation is towards intellectual dimensions of the relationship between Islam and liberty with focus on religious, civil, political and economic liberties as understood in the Islamic discourse. This webinar was originally recorded on…

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Episode 007 – Dr. Bican Sahin – Political and Civil Liberty, Why Secular Framework is better for Faith

Islam and Liberty Podcast presents a lively discussion on topical issues around Islam, Society and Economy led by leading experts. The general orientation is towards intellectual dimensions of the relationship between Islam and liberty with focus on religious, civil, political and economic liberties as understood in the Islamic discourse. This webinar was originally recorded on…

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