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Renowned Islamic thinker and social innovator Tariq Ramadan to speak at U of T

March 6, 2013

TORONTO, ON – Tariq Ramadan, one of the world’s leading Islamic thinkers, will present a lecture at the University of Toronto on Wednesday, March 13 entitled “Towards a Shared Contemporary Applied Ethics: An Islamic Perspective.”

Named by Time magazine as one of the 100 most important innovators of the 21st century, Ramadan is the author of numerous books on Islamic practice and theology and lectures extensively around the world on theology, ethics, social justice, ecology and interfaith and intercultural dialogue.

A professor of contemporary Islamic studies at the University of Oxford, he is also President of the European think tank, the European Muslim Network (EMN) in Brussels.

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WHAT: “Towards a Shared Contemporary Applied Ethics: An Islamic Perspective” — a public lecture by Tariq Ramadan, Oxford University

University of Toronto, Victoria College Campus
Northrop Frye Hall (Room 003), 73 Queen’s Park Crescent

WHEN: Wednesday, March 13, 2013 at 7:30 pm


To confirm attendance, or for more information:

Christine Elias
Faculty of Arts & Science
University of Toronto
Tel: 416-946-5499

** Ramadan will be available to speak to media after the lecture.**