The
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#HuCo2019
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29/03/2019
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Benthall



Jonathan Benthall

University College London


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Jonathan Benthall is an honorary research fellow in the Department of Anthropology, University College London. His recent publications include “The Charitable Crescent: Politics of Aid in the Muslim World” (with Jérôme Bellion-Jourdan, new paperback edition, 2009), “Disasters, Relief and the Media” (new edition, 2010), “Returning to Religion: Why a Secular Age is Haunted by Faith” (2008), and review articles for “The Times Literary Supplement”. He has been engaged since 2005 as an adviser to the Islamic Charities Project (formerly Montreux Initiative), sponsored by the Swiss Federal Department of Foreign Affairs; also by a number of legal teams on issues relating to Islamic charities. He was previously Director of the Royal Anthropological Institute, Founder Editor of Anthropology Today, and Chair of the International NGO Training and Research Centre, Oxford (INTRAC).