Professor Mohammed Arkoun (Berber: Muḥemmed Arkun,), is a Algerian scholar and thinker of Berber descent. He was born on February 1, 1928 and he died on September 14, 2010. He was considered to have been one of the most influential secular scholars in Islamic studies contributing to contemporary intellectual Islamic reform. In a career of more than 30 years, he had been a critic of the tensions embedded in his field of study, advocating Islamic modernism, secularism, and humanism. During his academic career, he wrote his numerous books mostly in French, and occasionly in English and Arabic. He appeared on numerous occasions on French TV and magazines, on Berbère Television channel speaking in Berber, and on Aljazeera TV speaking in Arabic.
29.10.2012 [L'Expression] - La rencontre sera axée sur l'humanisme dans l'islam avec la participation de Thouraya Kyakoubi Arkoun. Mohammed Arkoun est né en 1928 à Taourirt-Mimoun dans la commune actuelle de Beni Yenni et il est décédé le 14 septembre 2010 à Paris. C'est un
24.10.2012 [libération] - La Fondation ONA organise la présentation du dernier livre d'entretiens du Pr. Mohammed Arkoun «La construction humaine de l'islam», mercredi 31 octobre courant à 19h, à la Villa des arts de Casablanca. L'islamologue Mohammed Arkoun est un penseur
14.05.2012 - In recognition of the late Professor Mohammed Arkoun’s contribution to the the field of Islamic Studies and allied […] disciplines, the Institute of Ismaili Studies has established a new scholarship entitled “The Mohammed Arkoun Doctoral Scholarship […] ”. Mohammed Arkoun (1928-2010), originally from Algeria, was for many years Professor of History of Islamic Thought at the