Ramadan is a pre-eminent European Muslim intellectual and author about Islam in public life. He is a professor of Contemporary Islamic Studies at Oxford University, as well as holding academic positions at other institutions wordlwide. He is the president of the European Muslim Network think tank based in Brussels and is an advisor to the European Union on religion. Ramadan has written about 30 books in his native French, many of which have been translated into English. He also hosts a show on Press TV and has a widely followed page on Facebook.
Birth: 26 August 1962 (Age: 55)
Source of Influence: Scholarly
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