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i21c Unscripted: Empathy in Conflict, with Dr Uthman Lateef

In the first of this new series of i21c Unscripted podcasts, where Dr Salman Butt talks to various authors about their fields of expertise, we join Dr Uthman Lateef in his home library.

They spoke about his post-doctoral research and upcoming book on empathy in conflict, touching on many of his personal reflections and thoughts on a range of subjects, including:

  • Empathy, demonisation and othering in film and language;
  • How to develop empathy;
  • The heart in Islam and the impact of maʿrifa (recognising or knowing) of Allāh on our worldview;
  • The instagram “compare and despair” culture;
  • His recent trip to Auschwitz.

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Read Dr Uthman Lateef’s articles here

Source: www.islam21c.com

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About Dr Uthman Lateef

Dr Uthman Lateef has a BA (First Class Hons) in History, an MA (Dist.) in Crusader Studies, and has completed a PhD in the Place of Fada'il al-Quds' (the Merits of Jerusalem) and Religious Poetry in the Muslim effort to recapture the Crusades. Currently, he is a khateeb at Stoke Poges Lane Mosque and Islamic Centre, Slough. He is in the process of publishing his PhD thesis and is currently conducting post-doctorate research in International Relations ('The effect of war media iconography on US identity: disruptive images, counter hegemony and political syncretism'). He presents a weekly show on Islam Channel (813), 'The Greatest Generation' and is a speaker at mosques and universities in the UK and internationally.

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For over a decade Islam21c has been empowering Muslim communities worldwide offering guidance and solutions. Because of this our readership has grown enormously alhamdulillāh and yet we have never charged a penny. Strictly operating as a non-profit, we are completely run by your donations and ad sales from a small pool of ethical clients because maintaining our principles and independence is what matters most. We urgently need your support to expand, improve and empower millions more. Our work takes a lot of time and effort but we are determined to continue working to bring the ummah what few others offer.

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