MENA Dialogues – Esra Özyürek on Religion, Secularism and Nationalism in Turkey and Europe

A conversation for STATUS/الوضع, between Esra Özyürek of the London School of Economics and Political Science and Nazlı Özkan, a PhD Candidate in Cultural Anthropology and Middle East & North African Studies at Northwestern University. Esra Özyürek is the Chair of Contemporary Turkish Studies at the London School of Economics and Political Science. She is […] Continue Reading →

#Europecontested: Race, Secularism and Islam in Europe

Race, Secularism and Islam in Europe Date: 23 November 2017 Time: 13.30 – 15.00 Venue: Radboud University Nijmegen Religion and race are important themes in the disputes about Europe’s identity. References to Europe as a modern secular society, a Judaeo-Christian civilization, or a white continent are often expressed but also challenged. Within these debates issues […] Continue Reading →

International conference: ‘Europe Contested’ #europecontested

The Institute for Historical, Literary and Cultural Studies and the Faculty of Philosophy, Theology and Religious Studies of the Radboud University Nijmegen, the Netherlands cordially invite you to the international conference ‘Europe Contested’. Europe’s identity is often disputed, its boundaries challenged, its authority questioned. This conference addresses these issues by bringin Continue Reading →

Opmerkingen bij Michael Walzers’ The Paradox of Liberation

Opmerkingen bij Michael Walzers The Paradox of Liberation (Yale UP 2015) Gastauteur: Pooyan Tamimi Arab Michael Walzer is politicoloog en filosoof en professor emeritus aan het prestigieuze Institute for Advanced Studies van Princeton University. In zijn recent gepubliceerde boek The Paradox of Liberation: Secular Revolutions and Religious Counterrevolutions verdedigt hij zijn lang gekoesterde ide Continue Reading →