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Tamir Moustafa is Associate Professor of International Studies and Stephen Jarislowsky Chair at Simon Fraser University. He has held visiting fellowships at UC Berkeley, Princeton University, and Harvard Law School and was named a Carnegie Scholar in 2007 for his work on Islamic law and liberal rights. His research stands at the intersection of comparative law and society, religion and politics, and state-society relations, all with a regional focus on the Middle East and, more recently, Southeast Asia.
Is Malaysia an Islamic State?

Is Malaysia an Islamic State?

Tamir Moustafa dissects and distils one of his learned academic articles.

It’s Not a Revolution Yet

It’s Not a Revolution Yet

Tamir Moustafa a Associate Professor of International Studies and Jarislowsky Chair in Religion and Cultural Change at Simon Fraser University speaks on the so called revolution in Egypt.

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Does Egypt Need a New Constitution?

Does Egypt Need a New Constitution?

We hear frequent calls for a new Egyptian constitution. But will a new constitution provide the fundamental break from 30 years of authoritarian rule that Egyptians are calling for?

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