Worldview: May 8, 2017 | WBEZ
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Worldview Podcast

Why Macron Won The French Presidential Race And Growing Islamic Conservatism In Southeast Asia

On today's show:

  • We discuss the factors that led to Emmanuel Macron’s win and how he could shape the future of France and Europe with Maxime Larive, the Associate Director of the European Union Center at the University of Illinois.
  • Over the past three decades, fundamentalist Muslims in many Southeast Asian countries have tried to homogenize the practice of Islam. We discuss the political culture in these countries with Ahmad Fauzi Abdul Hamid, an associate professor of political science in Universiti Sains Malaysia.

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