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 ILN Post: Toward Applying the Islamic Human Development Index for the Betterment of Muslim Society

Author : Muhammad Ikhsan, ILN Indonesia Fellow, faculty member of Paramadina University and senior researcher at the Paramadina Public Policy Institute, Jakarta. Human civilization has entered the twenty first century with progress and set-back. Economic growth sluggish last year and projected still in negative territory for at least one year ahead due to the impact of…

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8th International Islam & Liberty Conference

Celebrating 10 Years ofIslam & Liberty in the Contemporary World IntroductionInternational Islam & Liberty Conference is our flagship annual event exploring and promoting a Muslim case for freedom in the economic, political and religious realms in Muslim majority countries. The discussions in the conference have three tracks: history, theory and practice. It is a two-day…

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Online Conference “Economy After The Arab Spring: Case Studies of Tunisia, Morocco and Algeria”

On Saturday March 6th, 2021, from 2PM to 4PM GMT, the Islam and Liberty Network held a two-hour online conference entitled: “Economy after the Arab Spring: Case Studies of Tunisia, Morocco and Algeria.” This webinar discussed the economic challenges faced by Maghreb countries after a democratic transition, with case studies covering Tunisia, Morocco and Algeria…

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The ILN Post: France and its Muslims – a dialogue of the deaf?

Author: Mohammed Amin MBE’s personal and career history and current activities are detailed on the “About Me” page of his personal website www.mohammedamin.com He is writing in a personal capacity. In a short article, I can only provide a high-level overview of the key ideas. Expanding on the details, including looking at social attitudes survey data, is…

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Freedom of Religion and Freedom of Expression: Contours of Conflict – France Muslims and Islam.

Centre for Study of Society and Secularism Author: Dr. Sofia Mehboob Dr. Mehboob has a PhD in Religious Paradigm of Human Rights and is a lecturer at a private university in Pakistan. She is an alumnus of Islam & Liberty Residential Workshop. On 3rd November 2020 Centre for Study of Society and Secularism organized webinar…

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Report on the “Clash between Freedom of Religion and Freedom of Expression” Webinar organized by the Center for Study of Society and Secularism in India

Author: Neha Dabhade “Clash between Freedom of Religion and Freedom of Expression, mapping the contours of the Conflict in France” is a Webinar organized on November 3rd by the Center for Study of Society and Secularism (CSSS) India,  run by ILN India Fellow Mr. Irfan Engineer. “If under the doctrine of laicite in France, positive…

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The ILN Post: Islam, Freedom of Religion and the Recent Attacks in France and Austria by Jihadists

Author: Irfan Engineer Irfan Engineer is the ILN India Fellow. He has been director for the Center for Study of Society and Secularism since 1995 and editor at the Indian Journal of Secularism since 1996. He was awarded the Peace Ambassador Award by Universal Peace Foundation and has several project reports and different publications like…

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Muslim Youth Development Course

Muslim Youth Development Course “Preventing and Tackling Domestic Violence” 9 November – 7 December 2020 INTRODUCTION Islam and Liberty Network announces a new program to train emerging activists in Muslim countries. This course is designed to enable participants to: Gain a comprehensive understanding of challenges faced by today’s Muslim societies Create innovative awareness raising and…

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The ILN Post: Going Beyond Religious Tolerance to Tackle the Roots of Religious Discrimination

Author: Ismail Kurun is PhD candidate in Philosophy and Religious Studies at Ankara University. He is the author of The Theological Origins of Liberalism (Lexington, 2016) and many articles. His research investigates the philosophical foundations of free and virtuous society. Islam today is commonly associated more with beliefs (‘aqa’id) than with morals (akhlaq). Contemporary Muslims…

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