Date: 14 February, 2017 – 18:00
Understanding Political Islam / نحو فهم الإسلام السياسي
Political scientist, Senior researcher, CNRS
Tuesday, February, 14th, 2017, 6 pm
Institut français de Jordanie
Amman, Jabal al-Weibdeh
Lecture in English
In Europe and – to a lesser degree – in the Arab world, the debate about political Islam tends to be polarized, inspite of the diversity of its manifestations, and tends to focus mostly on jihadis m. Looking back at his forty years of research on the societies of the region, François Burgat calls for a decontruction of oversimplying approaches.