Irfan Ahmad on Liberalism & Islamophobia & Domophilia

My colleague Irfan Ahmad is an anthropologist and Senior Research Fellow at the Max Plancke Institute for the Study of Religious & Ethnic Diversity, Göttingen, Germany. Among his work is Islamism and Democracy in India (Princeton University Press, 2009) and recently he published Religion As Critique: Islamic Critical Thinking from Mecca to the Marketplace (University […] Continue Reading →

#Boerenprotest, Burgers en Protest tegen het #boerkaverbod

Boerenprotest en protest tegen het boerkaverbod Op 9 augustus jl. vond in Den Haag een protest plaats tegen het zogeheten boerkaverbod, meer precies het gedeeltelijk verbod op gezichtsbedekkende kleding. De demonstratie werd georganiseerd door Hand in Hand tegen het Niqabverbod; vrouwen die de islamitische gezichtssluier dragen en die vooral door dit verbod geraakt worden. De […] Continue Reading →

Conference 22 – 23 October: The Entanglements of Race, Religion and Secularism

On 22 and 23 October the Race-Religion-Secularism network will organize its first conference in Amsterdam and Nijmegen. The conference aims to connect the innovative research on the race-religion constellation to recent academic discussions on the religio-secular paradigm. Both fields are rather new and the link between them is innovative and of international significance because of […] Continue Reading →