CEP Webinar: The Satanic Verses To Charlie Hebdo – The Fatwa’s Legacy

(New York, N.Y. / Brussels, Belgium) – The Counter Extremism Project (CEP) invites you to the webinar The Satanic Verses to Charlie Hebdo: The Fatwa’s Legacy with journalist Graeme Wood and CEP advisor Liam Duffy.

Ahead of the anniversary of the fatwa against Salman Rushdie and his publishing staff, this webinar will discuss the recent attack on Rushdie, the legacy of the fatwa, as well as other attacks against perceived blasphemers such as against Charlie Hebdo. 

The Satanic Verses to Charlie Hebdo: The Fatwa’s Legacy

Date: February 10, 2023
Time: 09:30 a.m. ET / 14:30 GMT / 15:30 CET


  • Graeme Wood, Staff Writer at The Atlantic and author of The Way of the Strangers: Encounters With the Islamic State. He is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations and teaches at Yale University.
  • Liam Duffy, CEP Strategic Advisor and a regular contributor for UnHerd. He has written for The Spectator, The Daily Express and CapX on extremism. Liam recently authored the CEP report Gradualists to Jihadists: Islamist Narratives in the West.

The discussion will be followed by a Q&A-session open to all participants.

Registration: To participate in this webinar, please register via this link: https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_KP1r8WgyTo6nCzkdNDYtCg

Please feel free to forward this invitation to colleagues with an interest in the subject.

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