Who is the father of Tariq Ramadan?
Tariq Ramadan is the son of Said Ramadan and Wafa Al-Bana, who was the eldest daughter of Hassan al Banna, who in 1928 founded the Muslim Brotherhood in Egypt. Gamal al-Banna, the liberal Muslim reformer is his great-uncle.
Where is Tariq Ramadan Professor of Islamic Studies?
He was a Professor of Contemporary Islamic Studies at St Antony’s College, Oxford and the Faculty of Theology and Religion, University of Oxford, but as of 2018 is taking an agreed leave of absence. He is a visiting professor at the Faculty of Islamic Studies at Hamad Bin Khalifa University in Qatar, and the Université Mundiapolis in Morocco.
Who is Tariq Ramadan’s great-uncle Gamal al-Banna?
Gamal al-Banna, the liberal Muslim reformer is his great-uncle. His father was a prominent figure in the Muslim Brotherhood and was exiled by Gamal Abdul Nasser  from Egypt to Switzerland, where Tariq was born.
Why did Tariq Ramadan turn down the job?
This led to severe criticism from both academics as well as politicians who deemed Ramadan a ‘radical Islamist’ and a ‘wolf in sheep’s clothing’ Ramadan later turned down the appointment, stating that the criticism on his appointment played no role in this decision.
What did Tariq Ramadan do at Notre Dame?
In February 2004, Tariq Ramadan accepted the tenured position of Henry R. Luce Professor of Religion, Conflict and Peacebuilding at the Joan B. Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies, at the University of Notre Dame. He was granted a nonimmigrant visa on 5 May; however, on 28 July, his H-1B visa was revoked by the State Department.
Where does Tariq Ramadan work in the UK?
He is the director of the Research Centre of Islamic Legislation and Ethics (CILE), based in Doha. He is a member of the UK Foreign Office Advisory Group on Freedom of Religion or Belief.