From the 1st till the 3rd of October Dr. Farish Ahmad Noor, the hippest intellectual of South East Asia, will be part of the international literature festival Read My World at the Tolhuistuin in Amsterdam.
Read My World forges connections between worlds that on the surface seem to be far apart. The festival offers new perspective on global and social topics through literary stories and journalistic questions.
Farish A. Noor is Associate Professor for the Contemporary Islam Programme at the Nanyang Technological University in Singapore . He is also a member of the United Nations’ Alliance of Civilizations Panel of Global Experts on Religion and Politics in Asia. He published several books on political activism and religion in Asia, including most recently The Malaysian Islamic Party PAS 1951-2013.