26 Oct 2017

Noor Huda Ismail's Presentation on Imagined Masculinities: Rethinking Radicalism

At the recent “Contemporary Islam in Indonesia and Australia Seminar”, Noor Huda Ismail, Executive Director of the Institute for International Peace Building and Producer of the acclaimed documentary Jihad Selfie, gave a presentation that attempts to answer the question of why some people gravitate toward radicalism. Ismail argued that prestige and masculinity play significant roles in the recent growth of religion-based movements, which in itself is nuanced, complex, and sometimes amusing.

For more on Ismail’s guest lecture, watch the video here:

The “Contemporary Islam in Indonesia and Australia Seminar” was an Australian Embassy Jakarta event held in collaboration with the Australia Global Alumni.

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