Esther Benbassa

Esther Benbassa is the French senator for the Val-de-Marne, representing Europe écologie – Les Verts, and vice-president of the Commission des Lois at the French Senate. She is a professor at the école Pratique des Hautes études and has published Vendredi noir et nuits blanches and Nouvelles relégations territoriales.


Security and Identity: Between Fantasy and Reality

France's long and troubled relationship with Islam, and its connexion to a sense of insecurity, is unpacked by Olivier Roy and Esther Benbassa, who also explore the current role of religion in politics in general.

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