Rania Hafez is Programme Leader for the MA Education at the University of Greenwich and a Fellow of the Muslim Institute. Rania has researched and published on professionalism, cultural identity, and Islam and education.
In 2008 Rania founded ‘Muslim Women in Education’ a professional network for educationalists and researchers. In addition to her academic work Rania is a regular political and cultural commentator whose media credits include the BBC, Levant TV, and the Islam Channel.
Faith in the Academy in Hudson, C. & Williams, J. (eds) Why Academic Freedom Matters, (Civitas 2016)
Beyond the Metaphor: time to take over the castle in Daley, M., Orr, K. & Petrie, J. (2015) FE and The Twelve Dancing Princess, (IOE Press 2015)
Playing on the Boundaries: A Childhood across Cultural and Geographical Lines in Childhood in the Past: an international journal, Vol. 7 No. 2, September, 2014, 117–132
Worth three tenors? The value of opera
"What I love about The Battle of Ideas is that it really is a battle. I've still got the scalps (and wounds) to prove it. The audience were battlers too. A brilliant, memorable weekend."
Andrew Keen, entrepreneur; founder, Audiocafe.com; author, Digital Vertigo