Book launch, Islamic Studies, Religious Studies

Book launch: Power-Knowledge in Tabari’s «Histoire» of Islam

Power-Knowledge in Tabari’s «Histoire» of Islam: Politicizing the past in Medieval Islamic Historiography by Amir Moghadam and Terence Lovat will be launched at Lady Margaret Hall, Oxford on 22 November 2019. The launch will take place in Talbot Hall, LMH in Norham Gardens at 2 pm. All are welcome! «This is an outstanding work on… Continue reading Book launch: Power-Knowledge in Tabari’s «Histoire» of Islam

Islamic Studies, Italian Studies

Italy, Islam and the Islamic World published

The recent emergence and increasing visibility of Islam as Italy’s second religion is an issue of undeniable importance. It has generated an intense and often polarized debate that has involved all the cultural, political and religious institutions of the country and some of its most vocal and controversial cultural figures. This study examines some of… Continue reading Italy, Islam and the Islamic World published

Europe, gender, Islamic Studies

To Veil or not to Veil

Immigration has become a contentious issue in Europe in recent decades, with immigrants being accused of resisting integration and threatening the secular fabric of nationhood. The most extreme form of this unease has invented and demonized an Islamic 'other' within Europe. This book poses central questions about this global staging of difference. How has such… Continue reading To Veil or not to Veil