Farid Panjwani

Writer and teacher

Farid is a faculty member at the UCL Institute of Education, London where he is also the Director of a research center on Muslim education. He has a doctorate from the University of Oxford in philosophy of education. Farid teaches and writes on the topics of religious and intercultural education, philosophy and contemporary Muslim societies.
A Tale of Two Cities: Paris and

A Tale of Two Cities: Paris and Peshawar

It is time to choose between frenzy and rationality; between revenge and justice; between short term political mileage and long term solution; between national interests and cosmopolitanism. Our choice will determine the shape of the twenty-first century. Perhaps remembering that it is a tale of two cities' pain - one in the heart of a Muslim society and the other in the heart of the West - can help make the right choices.
09/01/2015 11:23 GMT
When Is a Religion Responsible for the Acts of Its

When Is a Religion Responsible for the Acts of Its Followers?

What is the relationship between the teachings of a religion and the actions of its followers? What is the relationship between the text and the act? When, if ever, a religion, in this case Islam, can be credited with the acts, good or bad, of its followers?
02/12/2014 17:21 GMT