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September 8, 2006

Symposium: The Death of Multiculturalism?

Filed under: AntiJihad — limewoody @ 2:05 pm

Our guests are:  

Bat Ye’or, the world’s foremost authority on dhimmitude.  She is the author of Islam and Dhimmitude. Where Civilizations Collide. Her latest book is Eurabia: The Euro-Arab Axis. 

Claire Berlinski, the author of the new book Menace in Europe: Why the Continent’s Crisis Is America’s, Too.


Bruce Bawer, a
New York writer who has lived in
Europe since 1998.  He is a literary critic, translator, poet, and the author of books about being gay in
America and fundamentalist Christianity.  His most recent book is While Europe Slept: How Radical Islam Is Destroying the West from Within.

Leon de Winter, a Dutch bestselling novelist and political commentator. He writes a weekly column for
Holland’s largest political magazine, Elsevier, and contributes to
Holland’s and
Germany’s most prominent dailies and weeklies. He is an adjunct-fellow at the Hudson Institute in
Washington DC. This year he was awarded the prestigious Buber-Rosenzweig Medal for Jewish-Christian relations in
Germany. In 2002, he was the recipient of the Die Welt Literature Prize. He lives with his wife, bestselling novelist Jessica Durlacher, and their two children in a village close to the Dutch beaches. Every year they live a couple of months in


Fjordman, a Norwegian blogger who writes about issues related to Islam and Western cultural weakness, with particular emphasis on
Europe. His own blog has been closed since 2005, but he continues to write essays at other websites, including Robert Spencer’s
Jihad Watch and the Gates of Vienna blog. 

Hege Storhaug, a journalist and author, and Information Director in the Norwegian political think-tank on integration issues, Human Rights Service (HRS) ( The last 14 years, Storhaug has been working on issues such as forced marriages, “honor” killing, female genital mutilation, and oppression of European Muslim girls and women in general. She has spent more than two years in
Pakistan, exploring cultural and religious abuse of females. Storhaug strongly opposes multiculturalism, and is hence also a critic of how Islamism is affecting
Europe. This is the main topic of her coming book this autumn.


Lars Hedegaard, The President of Denmark’s Free Press Society, an organization devoted to the protection of free speech ( and a member of its online journal “Sappho”s editorial board ( He holds degrees in history and English from the Universities of Aarhus and
Copenhagen. He is a journalist, author and political commentator and a daily contributor to a satirical column in the conservative national daily Berlingske Tidende ( Over the past few years he has increasingly specialised in studying the impact of Islam’s growing presence in
Europe. His most recent book (coauthored with Helle Merete Brix and Torben Hansen) is In the House of War: Islam’s Colonization of the West (Danish title; “I krigens hus: Islams kolonisering af Vesten”), 2003, which became the focus of an animated national debate. He’s currently working on a book on the ideological metamorphosis of the Danish left-wing from a pro-socialist to a multiculturalist position.

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