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Episode 94 Dr Myriam Francois: What Should They Have Told You About Adult Life?

Dane Baptiste Questions Everything

Welcome to Dane Baptiste Questions Everything, a podcast where comedian Dane Baptiste, producer Howard Cohen and a special guest take turns posing questions that just need answering.This is episode 94 and we spoke to journalist and writer Dr Myriam Francois about adult life, immigration and god vs science.Please rate and review us on Apple Podcasts and beyond. #questioneverything @DBQEPodcastSupport this show http://supporter.acast.com/danebaptistequestionseverything. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

57mins

25 Jan 2021

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#73 Myriam Francois

The Sacred

Myriam Francois is a journalist, filmmaker and se…Myriam Francois is a journalist, filmmaker and senior fellow at the Centre for Global Policy, an American think tank working on the intersection of American foreign policy and Muslim geopolitics. She has made radio and television documentaries for the BBC, Sky and others, and presented a range of programmes related to religion. She is currently running the website and podcast ‘We need to talk about whiteness’.In this episode she speaks about the process which led to her embracing Islam after university, her experiences as a white woman in a headscarf, and why she will no longer take part in debates which she calls religious bear–baiting.

46mins

9 Sep 2020

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Does Universal Morality Exist? | Stanley Fish, Myriam Francois, Phillip Collins

Philosophy For Our Times

Looking for a link we mentioned? It's here: https://linktr.ee/philosophyforourtimesIs there a universal morality, and if not, are moral beliefs actually the cause of some of the greatest human suffering? To debate this issue, we have on our panel literary theorist Stanley Fish, writer, broadcaster and SOAS researcher Myriam Francois, and journalist and former speech-writer to Tony Blair Phillip Collins. In association with the New College of the Humanities: bit.ly/2FdPgLDThere are thousands of big ideas to discover at IAI.tv – videos, articles, and courses waiting for you to explore. Find out more: https://iai.tv/podcast-offers?utm_source=podcast&utm_medium=shownotes&utm_campaign=does-universal-morality-existSee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

31mins

11 Dec 2018

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Reason And The Gods | Myriam Francois, Anthony Gottlieb, Linda Woodhead

Philosophy For Our Times

Looking for a link we mentioned? It's here: https://linktr.ee/philosophyforourtimesBelief in the Gods once filled lives with purpose and a vision of truth. Now many in the secular West dismiss the divine yet also rue the loss of meaning and belief. Is this because evidence and reason are not sufficient to make sense of the world? Is there something about the world that is deeply strange and justifies spirituality? Or is the worldwide flourishing of religion a temporary blip in human history? Sociologist of religion Linda Woodhead, former executive editor of The Economist and author of The Dream of the Enlightenment Anthony Gottlieb, TV presenter and Research Associate at SOAS Centre for Islamic Studies Myriam Francois explore the link between reason and religion. Julian Baggini hosts.There are thousands of big ideas to discover at IAI.tv – videos, articles, and courses waiting for you to explore. Find out more: https://iai.tv/podcast-offers?utm_source=podcast&utm_medium=shownotes&utm_campaign=reasons-and-the-godsSee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

42mins

3 Oct 2018

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Sisters and Sisterhood | Myriam Francois, Margaret Heffernan, Kimberlé Crenshaw

Philosophy For Our Times

Looking for a link we mentioned? It's here: https://linktr.ee/philosophyforourtimesMore women MPs, more women CEOs, women it would seem are on the move. Yet the gap between successful women and the rest is growing. Might feminism's success paradoxically harbour the end of the sisterhood as we swap one inequality for another? Or are female care workers and CEOs still on the same side? American civil rights advocate Kimberlé Crenshaw joins Wilful Blindness author Margaret Heffernan and outspoken journalist Myriam Francoise-Cerrah to seek the truth about solidarity.In association with Unilever.There are thousands of big ideas to discover at IAI.tv – videos, articles, and courses waiting for you to explore. Find out more: https://iai.tv/podcast-offers?utm_source=podcast&utm_medium=shownotes&utm_campaign=sisters-and-sisterhoodSee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

46mins

10 Jan 2017