Olivier Roy: Globalization and Islam

Conversations with History: Olivier Roy

Olivier Roy; Professor School of Advanced Studies in the Social Sciences, Paris

Conversations host Harry Kreisler welcomes distinguished French political scientist Olivier Roy for a discussion of globalization's impact on religion and culture. The conversation focuses on changes within Islam. They explore the balance of power between Islamists and neo fundamentalists, the dynamic propelling terrorism, and the appropriate response of the West to the challenges posed by the interaction between globalizatiion and Islam.


Key Words: Sociologists, Islam, Globalization, Terrorism, Political Identity
Olivier Roy
Publication date: 
January 24, 2007
Publication type: 
Conversations with History