New from CUP: Choreographies of Shared Sacred Sites

IRCPL publication - Choreographies of Shared Sacred Sites book cover

Choreographies of Shared Sacred Sites: Religion, Politics, and Conflict Reslution is out this month from Columbia University Press.  Edited by Karen Barkey and Elazar Barkan, this collection explores the dynamics of shared religious sites in Turkey, the Balkans, Palestine/Israel, Cyprus, and Algeria, indicating where local and national stakeholders maneuver between competition and cooperation, coexistence and conflict. Contributors […]

Video and Text of Rached Ghannouchi’s Talk Now Available

Rached Ghannouchi event photo

Rached Ghannouchi, co-founder and president of the Ennahdah Movement, spoke on “Islam, Democracy, and the Future of the Muslim World” on Wednesday, October 1 at the Italian Academy. Full text of his talk is now available here. This event was sponsored by the IRCPL and co-sponsored by the World Leaders Forum, the Center for the Study of Islam and Democracy, and […]

Professor Mamadou Diouf awarded French Legion of Honor

IRCPL faculty news - photo of Professor Diouf receiving the French Legion of Honor award

The Institute for Religion, Culture, and Public Life (IRCPL) congratulates Professor Mamadou Diouf on his being awarded the insignia of the Chevalier (Knight) of the Legion of Honor at the French embassy in New York on September 22nd. France honored Professor Diouf for his role in engaging students from around the world in dialogue and debate […]