Sadek Hamid & Philip Lewis at the Edinburgh International Book Festival

Tuesday 14th Aug 2018

Garden Theatre

New Thoughts on Islam in Britain                                   

In British Muslims Philip Lewis, former lecturer in peace studies at Bradford University, and Sadek Hamid, Senior Researcher at the University of Oxford's Centre for Islamic Studies, explore how a new generation of activists, scholars and professionals is leading social change and how Muslim identity politics are shifting as a result. Today they discuss how understandings of Islam in the 21st century are being comprehensively reshaped. Chaired by Rosemary Burnett.