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Episode 66: Community Engagement in Muslim Communities

August 05, 2020

On this episode of Below the Radar, our host Am Johal is joined by Amal Ghazal, Director of the Centre for Comparative Muslim Studies at SFU. They sat down to speak about her role at SFU and her approach to community engagement within Muslim communities and beyond.

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Amal Ghazal

Amal Ghazal was born and raised in Lebanon, where she earned a BA in History at the American University of Beirut. She moved to Canada in 1996 and completed her MA and PhD at the University of Alberta. After a postdoctoral stint at the University of Toronto, Amal joined Dalhousie University as a faculty member in the History Department. She joined SFU's History Department in September 2017. Amal is currently the director of the Centre for Comparative Muslim Studies at SFU.

Learn more about the Centre for Comparative Muslim Studies here.


Below the Radar is a weekly podcast hosted by Am Johal. We talk environmental and social justice, arts, culture, community-building and urban issues with featured guests. Hosted on the territories of the Musqueam, Squamish, and Tsleil-Waututh peoples, this podcast is produced by SFU’s Vancity Office of Community Engagement as a part of our Knowledge Democracy Project @ 312 Main — encouraging the meaningful exchange of ideas and information across communities.

Below the Radar is a weekly podcast hosted by Am Johal. We talk environmental and social justice, arts, culture, community-building and urban issues with featured guests. Hosted on the territories of the Musqueam, Squamish, and Tsleil-Waututh peoples, this podcast is produced by SFU’s Vancity Office of Community Engagement as a part of our Knowledge Democracy Project @ 312 Main — encouraging the meaningful exchange of ideas and information across communities.