Olivier Roy (1949) is professor of Political science at the European University Institute (Fiesole, Italy) and heads the ReligioWest research project. He has been a senior researcher at the French National Center for Scientific Research and professor at the École des Hautes Études en Sciences Sociales. His field works include political Islam, Middle East, Islam in the west and comparative religions. He is the author of The Failure of Political Islam (1994), Globalized Islam (2004), Holy Ignorance (2010), Jihad and Death (2017), L’Europe est-elle chrétienne ? (2019).
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