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ZiauddinSardar1 Ziauddin Sardar

Ziauddin Sardar, writer, broadcaster and cultural critic, is considered a pioneering writer on Islam and contemporary cultural issues. He is listed on Prospect Magazine’s ‘Britain’s Top 100 Public Intellectuals’. A Visiting Professor of Postcolonial Studies in the School of Arts, the City University, he has been described as ‘Britain’s own Muslim polymath’. He is the author of over 40 books, including his classic studies, The Future of Muslim Civilisation (1979) and Islamic Futures: The Shape of Ideas to Come (1985), the cultish Postmodernism and the Other (1998), and the international bestseller Why Do People Hate America? (2002). A collection of his writings is available as Islam, Postmodernism and Other Futures: A Ziauddin Sardar Reader (2003). His intellectual autobiography, Desperately Seeking Paradise: Journeys of a Sceptical Muslim and his most recent film for the BBC, Battling for Islam, have received wide acclaim. He is the editor of Futures, the monthly journal of policy, planning and futures studies, co-editor of Third Text, the critical journal of visual art and culture, and a columnist for New Statesman. He is widely known for his radio and television appearances.



Ziauddin Sardar @ Dublin Writers Festival

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