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Usman Butt

Usman Butt is multimedia television researcher, filmmaker and writer based in London. Usman read International Relations and Arabic Language at the University of Westminster and completed a Master of Arts in Palestine Studies at the University of Exeter.

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Islam and the European Reformation

31 October, 2017

Comment: Early Protestant thinkers were obsessed with Islam as the Reformation broke down barriers between Christian and Muslim nations, writes Usman Butt.

Lie down on a couch with the Arabic Freud

10 October, 2017

Book review: The growth of psychoanalysis as a popular science in the Middle East in the post-war period encourages another look at classical Islamic concepts of self, writes Usman Butt.

Political Islam in Tunisia: The history of Ennahda

16 August, 2017

Book review: Ennahdha has until recently been impossible to investigate. Wolf's book sheds important light on one of Tunisia’s most influential political actors, writes Usman Butt.

We crossed a bridge and it trembled

04 August, 2017

Book review: Pearlman's book is an important contribution in combatting an odious Assadist discourse that strips Syrians of their voice and agency, writes Usman Butt.

Usman Butt
Usman Butt

Usman Butt is multimedia television researcher, filmmaker and writer based in London. Usman read International Relations and Arabic Language at the University of Westminster and completed a Master of Arts in Palestine Studies at the University of Exeter.

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