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2018

Islamic violence: immigration, radicalism, dialogue between civilizations

Ali MOSTFA is interviewed during the Conference “The Narrative of Islamic Violence in History. Creation, Artifice and Reality” at the University of Navarra in december 2018.

Titre original : “Islamic violence: immigration, radicalism, dialogue between civilizations”

Ali MOSTFA est interviewé en marge du colloque “The Narrative of Islamic Violence in History. Creation, Artifice and Reality” à l’Université de Navarre, en décembre 2018

Resource of the author(s) on PLURIEL Website

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Religious radicalization. Process of a controversial concept

Introduction : I would like to seize the opportunity of my first participation to the Mediterranean website to raise the issue of radicalisation as a concept, which has permeated the political a...

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Violence and Jihad in Islam: From the War of Words to the Clashes of Definitions

This article explores the phenomena of violence and jihad in three parts: their emergence and trajectory in the Qur’anic text, their meanings, and their entanglement with the religious cause. The o...

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The challenges of religious visibility in the liberal public space

Western modernity has engaged the religious question, over the past thirty years in processes that show an increased interaction between religiosity, visibility and urban public space. At a time wh...

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Proceedings of the Congress : Islam at plural, thought, faith, society

Publication of the proceedings of the first congress of PLURIEL held from 6 to 9 September 2016 at the Catholic University of Lyon. Directed by Ali Mostfa and Michel Younès. The theme of the ...

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ACTES DU CONGRÈS INTERNATIONAL Cultura Europaea 2015

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Presentation of the congress “Islam and Belonging” of PLURIEL

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Morocco, a fundamentalist state?

The fundamentalist attitude has several variations. In the Moroccan context, the mechanisms of state fundamentalism are linked in particular to the genealogical referent of the Alaouite dynasty in ...

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