Hisham Hellyer
Hisham Hellyer

A noted scholar of politics & religion in the West and Muslim communities worldwide, Dr Hellyer’s career has included affiliations with Brookings, Harvard, the Royal United Services Institute, the American University in Cairo, and the Centre for Advanced Studies on Islam, Science and Civilisation (CASIS). As a non-partisan academic, he was appointed as Deputy Convenor in the UK Government’s taskforce following the 2005 London bombings, and continues to be a prominent public intellectual. An English and Arab researcher of traditional Islamic thought, Dr Hellyer’s books include “Muslims of Europe: the ‘Other’ Europeans”, “A Revolution Undone: Egypt’s Road Beyond Revolt”, “A Sublime Path: the Sufi Way of the Makkan Sages” (co-author), and “The Islamic Tradition and the Human Rights Discourse” (editor)

Source of Influence: Scholarly

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