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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.**