SEPADPod with Ahmet Kuru

26th Aug 2019 by Dr. Simon Mabon

On this episode of SEPADPod Simon speaks with Ahmet T. Kuru, professor of political science and the former director of the Center for Islamic and Arabic Studies at San Diego State University. Ahmet is the author of Islam, Authoritarianism, and Underdevelopment: A Global and Historical Comparison (Cambridge University Press, 2019) and Secularism and State Policies toward Religion: The United States, France, and Turkey (Cambridge University Press). On this episode of SEPADPod Simon and Ahmet talk about secularism, authoritarianism, state-society relations, the history of Islam and politics and much more while reflecting on Ahmet's latest book.

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