Interview with Cynthia Schneider

Foreign Policy In Focus, March 25, 2011 Cynthia P. Schneider teaches, publishes, and organizes initiatives in the field of cultural diplomacy, with a focus on relations with the Muslim world. She co-directs the Muslims on Screen and Television (MOST) initiative, leads the Arts and Culture Initiative within the Saban Center for Middle East Policy, and teaches courses in diplomacy and culture in...
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Interview with Farid Panjwani

Foreign Policy In Focus, March 21, 2011 Farid Panjwani is an assistant professor at the Institute for the Study of Muslim Civilizations in London. He has a background in Islamic Studies, philosophy of education, and international development and has published widely on these topics. He spoke with Foreign Policy In Focus in December 2010 about the relationship between religion and citizenship, the...
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Interview with Wajahat Ali

Foreign Policy In Focus, March 11, 2011 Wajahat Ali is a playwright, lawyer, and political commentator. His play, The Domestic Crusaders, made its Off Broadway premiere at the Nuyorican Poets Café in 2009 and was published by McSweeney’s last year. He is currently doing research on Islamophobia for ThinkProgress and preparing a pilot for HBO. He talks here with FPIF about the...
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Interview with Raed Jarrar and Niki Akhavan

Foreign Policy In Focus, March 4, 2011 Raed Jarrar is an Iraqi-American blogger and political analyst based in Washington, DC. Niki Akhavan is an Iranian-American professor of media studies at Catholic University. They talked with FPIF about the roots of Islamophobia, how anti-Islamic sentiment has shaped U.S. foreign policy, and the relationship between faith and violence. John Feffer:...
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