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Stefano Bonino & James Fergusson

Two Views of Muslim Britain

Wednesday 16 August 3:45pm - 4:45pm

As Britain’s Muslim population looks set to double in the next five years, what can we do to ensure that the tiny minority with extremist views shrinks still further? In Muslims in Scotland, Stefano Bonino sees Edinburgh as a successful model of...