Monthly Archive: May 2013
Lang leve de antropologie en haar cultureel-relativisme. En op naar meer ontwrichtende, gevaarlijke wetenschap!
Call for Papers:Practices of everyday life are central to discover the subjectivity of Muslims. This workshop seeks to explain the daily life choices and preferences in the context of subjectivity and self, looking at the questions concerning the religious-cultural-ethnic constructions of practices in which different perceptions are mediated on Muslims.
Islamophobia as a concept, and as a social phenomenon, is difficult to grasp. In writing Xenophobia and Islamophobia in Europe, Raymond Taras joins a growing number of writers who are making interesting contributions to this topic. My review of his book at H-Net.
In a racial tolerance map of the Washington Post Burma / Myanmar appears to be more ‘racially tolerant’ then India, Bangladesh, Thailand and China. Let’s consider the genocide of the Rohingya Muslims.
My article in the special issue of Contemporary Islam on Moral Ambiguities and Muslim Lives: The moral maze: Dutch Salafis and the construction of a moral community of the faithful.
A few days ago BBC’s Panorama aired an undercover report on the so-called British sharia councils. The program was pitched as an exposé of the secrets of British sharia councils. The program wasn’t as revealing as it suggested.