Quilliam’s Ed Husain was in France between 27th and 29th March 2009. He was invited by the internationally renowned author and professor of Islamic studies, Gilles Kepel of Sciences Po


At the mayor’s residence in Menton, southern France, Ed was a delegate to a high-level conference on French and British experiences of countering extremism and terrorism in the context of a British multicultural society, or a French integrationist model. 


Other delegates to the event were from the UK’s OSCT, Foreign and Commonwealth Office, the London School of Economics and their French counterparts. 


Ed presented the findings of Quilliam’s Mosques Made in Britain report and also spoke on a panel with David Goodhart (Editor of Prospect Magazine), which was chaired by professor Gilles Kepel.