Muslims in the West: Is there an Inherent Clash of Values?
In this lecture Professor Weller will dissect “the clash of civilisation” thesis and will critically examine the assumptions of an inherent rift between the West and Islam.
ENTRY: Free but please RSVP via email to [email protected]
About the speaker
Professor Paul Weller has been at the University of Derby since 1990. His role at the University involves strategically and operationally leading and managing research in the Faculty of Education, Health and Sciences, which is the University’s largest and most research-engaged Faculty. He is also strategically responsible for commercial development in the Faculty, working together with the Faculty’s Innovation and Enterprise Manager. From 2010-2012 he was partially seconded to head up a national Arts and Humanities and Economic and Social Research Council “Religion and Society” Research Programme project on “Religion and Belief, Discrimination and Equality in England and Wales: Theory, Policy and Practice, 2000-2010“.