Yaqeen Institute for Islamic Research

How Islam Spread Throughout the World

Hassam Munir gives a behind the scenes look at his recent publication, “How Islam Spread Throughout the World”, which debunks the narrative that the prevalence of Islam in the world today can be explained as a result of forced conversions.

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Hassam Munir

Contributor | Hassam Munir is currently pursuing an MA in Mediterranean and Middle East History at the University of Toronto. His current primary research interests are Islamic intellectual history and the use of digital technology (and virtual reality in particular) as a pedagogical tool for the study of Islamic history. He has experience in the fields of journalism and public history, and was recognized as an Emerging Historian at the 2017 Heritage Toronto Awards.