Maajid Nawaz, Co-Founder & Executive Director of Quilliam, speaks at TED Global 2011 

12 July 2011

 

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Recognising Maajid’s thought leadership on countering extremism through Quilliam, Ted invited Maajid to speak at its high-profile TED Global (Technology, Entertainment, and Design) annual conference about the power of ideas in Edinburgh in July 2011. In his talk Maajid asked why transnational extremist organisations succeed where democratic movements have a harder time taking hold.

 

 

 

The following video was kindly and expertly created by Across the Pond Productions as an introduction to Maajid’s talk

 

 

 

Watch the full talk here

Slides created by Cristian Flemming of ThePublicSociety.com

 

 

Maajid’s notes from this talk can be downloaded as a pdf here.

 

 

 

Maajid at TED in the media

 

   Lessons we can learn from Nobel Prize troublemakers

                    By John Elkington, 13 July 2011.

 

  Maajid Nawaz: A global culture to fight extremism

                                  Exchange Magazine, 14 July 2011

 

  Maajid Nawaz: We need an al-Qaeda for democracy

                                                     By Emi Kolawole, 15 July 2011.