Kenan Malik is an
Indian-born English writer, lecturer, and broadcaster. He studied neurobiology
and the history of science before becoming a research psychologist at the
University of Sussex. Over the past two decades, Malik’s academic and
journalistic work have addressed issues including the politics of
multiculturalism, the nature of secularism, and the limits of free speech. He
is the author of five books, including "From Fatwa To Jihad: The Rushdie Affair
And Its Legacy" and "The Quest for a Moral Compass: A Global History of Ethics."
Malik is currently a monthly columnist for The International New York Times and
a presenter on BBC Radio 4.