Critical Thinking within Islam #3: Lecture and text by Leïla Tauil

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Lecture (42')

As a teacher at the University of Geneva (Arabic Unit) and a member of the Centre for Interdisciplinary Research on Islam in the Contemporary World (UCL), Leïla Tauil specialises in the status of Muslim women (Codes of personal and family status and contemporary Islamist discourse on “woman” in Islam), Islamic feminisms, secular Arab feminisms, and the work of Mohammed Arkoun. For the third part of the online series Critical Thinking within Islam, researcher Leïla Tauil analyzes the veiling of women's bodies in Brotherist, Salafist and Islamic feminist discourses

Want to delve into the theme?

In the accompanying text, she highlights the thesis of the historicity of the Quranic discourse advocated by Islam scholar Mohamed Arkoun. Read the text in French, English or Dutch.

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