Many young western Muslims go on voyages of discovery to places like Pakistan in an attempt to reconnect with their Islamic identity. What is the idea of the Umma, or the global religious community of Islamic believers? Is there a conflict between this idea of Umma - an international Muslim brotherhood - and the demands of national identity and loyalty. Is it possible to retain allegiance to both? Speakers: Rageh Omaar, reporter for Al-Jazeera and the BBC and author of Only Half of Me: Being a Muslim in Britain. Jason Burke; Chief Reporter on The Observer and author of On the Road to Kandahar; Azzam Tamimi, Director of the Islamic Centre of Islamic Thought in London. Chair: Ziauddin Sardar, New Statesman columnist and author of Desperately Seeking Paradise.

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Shattered Identities - T1612288067

28 Jun 06ICA, Inner London :: V205
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