In Memoriam – Charles Mills (1951-2021)

Charles W. Mills, Distinguished Professor of Philosophy at the Graduate Center of the City University of New York (CUNY), has died on September 20, 2021. He was known for his work in social and political philosophy, African-American and Africana philosophy, critical philosophy of race, ethics, and Marxist thought. Professor Mills‘ work includes The Racial Contract, […] Continue Reading →

Ervaringen met moslimdiscriminatie en de rol van de politiek. Deel I: een peiling

Het Collectief tegen Islamofobie en Discriminatie en Emcemo organiseren in aanloop naar de verkiezingen verschillende debatten met politici en anderen over de aanpak van moslimhaat en moslimdiscriminatie. In dat kader is tussen 25 januari en 16 februari een verkennende peiling uitgezet. Martijn de Koning en Ewoud Butter beschrijven hieronder de resultaten van deze peiling. Door […] Continue Reading →

From Turks and Renegades to Citizens and Radicals : The Historical Trajectories of ‘Good’ and ‘Bad’ Muslims in the Netherlands

In 2019 I wrote a series of posts here: A short history of ‘good’ and ‘bad’ Muslims in the Netherlands. It was an exploration of the distinction between acceptable and unacceptable Islam and Muslims resonated throughout Dutch history. In the beginning of this year the editors of the Dutch journal Trajecta. Religion, Culture and Society […] Continue Reading →