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Public Freedoms in the Islamic State: A conversation with Rached Ghannouchi

Public Freedoms in the Islamic State: A conversation with Rached Ghannouchi

Date(s) - 12/05/2022
1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

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Contact Person:
Sultan Tepe


Rached Ghannouchi will discuss his book Public Freedoms in the Islamic State now available in English from the Yale University Press


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Please join us to hear Rached Ghannouchi’s remarks on his 2022 book on Public Freedoms in the Islamic State, with comments from Andrew F. March and David L. Johnston, the book’s translator.

Rached Ghannouchi is one of the world’s leading Islamic thinkers and one of the most influential Tuni­sian politicians in the post-revolution transition period. He is the co-founder and current head of the Ennahda Party, the largest political party in Tunisia. In 2019, Ghannouchi was elected Speaker of the Tunisian Parliament.

David L. Johnston is an Assistant Professor of Islamic Studies at Fuller Theological Seminary, an adjunct lecturer at St. Joseph’s University (Philadelphia), and the author of Muslims and Christians Debate Justice and Love (2020).

Andrew F. March is a Professor of Political Science at the University of Massachusetts Amherst. He is the author The Caliphate of Man: Popular Sovereignty in Modern Islamic Political Thought (Harvard 2019) and Islam and Liberal Citizenship (Oxford 2009) and a forthcoming volume with Rached Ghannouchi entitled On Muslim Democracy (Oxford 2023).

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