- Professor of Islamic Studies at Oxford University
- Con to the question "Should the Death Penalty Be Allowed?"
“This call for an immediate moratorium on corporal punishment, stoning and the death penalty is demanding on many fronts. We are defining it as a call to consciousness of each individual so that she/he realizes that Islam is being used to degrade and subjugate women and men in certain Muslim majority societies in the midst of collusive silence and chaotic judicial opinions on the ground…”
“An International Call for Moratorium on Corporal Punishment, Stoning and the Death Penalty in the Islamic World,” www.tariqramadan.com, Apr. 5, 2005
- Theoretical Expertise Ranking:
Individuals with MDs, JDs, PhDs, or equivalent advanced degrees in fields relevant to death penalty issues. Also top-level government officials (such as foreign leaders, US presidents, Founding Fathers, Supreme Court Justices, members of legislative bodies, cabinet members, military leaders, etc.) with positions relevant to death penalty issues.
- Involvement and Affiliations:
- Professor of Islamic Studies, Faculty of Theology, Oxford University
- President, European Muslim Network
- Visiting Professor, Identity and Citizenship Chair, Erasmus University, Netherlands
- Senior Research Fellow, St. Anthony’s College, Oxford, England
- Senior Research Fellow, Doshisha University, Kyoto, Japan
- Senior Research Fellow, Lokahi Foundation, London, England
- Additional Training, Classic Islamic Scholarship, Al-Azhar University
- PhD, Arabic and Islamic Studies, University of Geneva
- MA, Philosophy and French Literature, University of Geneva
- Grandson of Hasan al-Banna, Founder of the Muslim Brotherhood
- Time magazine named him one of the world’s top 100 scientists and thinkers, 2004
- After accepting a position at the University of Notre Dame, Ramadan had his work visa revoked by the Department of Homeland Security in 2004 due to alleged terrorist ties.
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