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University of Wisconsin-Madison
Inside Islam Dialogues and Debates seeks to challenge misconceptions and stereotypical perceptions about Islam and Muslims worldwide through a collaboration between UW-Madisons nine area and international studies centers, Wisconsin Public Radio, and the public. Inside Islam creates a public forum for positive and constructive sharing of knowledge about Islam through innovative use of radio, blog, and websites. The projects emphasis on interactive technology underlines the importance of active communication between Muslims and non-Muslims, as well as between academics and the broader community. By illuminating underrepresented or neglected cultural, intellectual, and political aspects of Islam and Muslims, Inside Islam spotlights the diversity of dialogues and debates within Islam as well as with other religions and communities.