Professor Jocelyne Cesari discusses the rise of ethnonationalism and the future of liberal democracy

The workshop was organized by the Council of Foreign Relations in the United States, a nonprofit think tank that specializes in U.S. foreign policy and international affairs, on 24 May 2017 in New York City. Watch the video here.

Why do the French fear Islam?

This article was originally published in The Berkley Forum on May 8, 2017. It is based on a talk Professor Cesari gave at the Center for Middle Eastern Studies at Harvard University on May 8, 2017.

Professor Jocelyne Cesari argues that the fear of Islam in France is fuelled by three political and cultural factors: War on Terror, Salafization of Islamic thinking, and French laicite.