An internationally renowned writer, broadcaster, cultural critic and former chair of the Muslim Institute. He is the former Chair of the Muslim Institute and author of over 50 books, including Reading the Qur’an, Desperately Seeking Paradise, and Balti Britain. His most recent book is Future: All That Matters. A former columnist on the New Statesman, he is the editor of Critical Muslim and consulting editor of Futures, the monthly journal of policy, planning and cultural studies. Professor Sardar is well known as a public intellectual and appears frequently on radio and television, and is Professor of Law and Society at Middlesex University.