Olivier Roy: The Political Imagination of Islam

Conversations with History: Olivier Roy

Olivier Roy; Senior Researcher, Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique

On this edition of Conversations with History, UC Berkeley's Harry Kreisler talks with Olivier Roy, senior researcher at the National Center for Scientific Research in Paris. Their discussion covers Islamic movements, the rise of fundamentalism, the failure of political Islam, and relations between the West and the Islamic world.


Key Words: Sociologists, Islam, Political Identity
Olivier Roy
Publication date: 
April 9, 2002
Publication type: 
Conversations with History