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Muslim World - Online Education

I was have been recently attending to the great online course - Constitutional Struggles in the Muslim World by University of Copenhagen. It has been a very interesting journey through the Muslim world.

I have never had an opportunity to see this type of overview which is sophisticated enough and gives a big picture of how complex and interesting it is. I was not able to watch all the videos in the time frame provided and also missed some readings - but I saved it all for later to definitely come back to the material to continue my education. Even now I understand how important the issues raised by certain groups of religious people are to them in a geopolitical and historical context and I know more about Islam as well.

I think the main aims of the course - 'to equip participants to better understand Muslim contemporary discourse about the res publica, better contextualise the demands for religious law in public life, and to better ascertain the theoretical and practical feasibility of postulated religious alternatives to the still-dominant secular model of governance' - is being achieved.

Thanks to Dr Ebrahim Afsah and everybody who made this course available for such a broad audience! Keep up the great work!


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