Istanbul Seminars – Call for Scholars and Students

Call for Scholars and Students Politics Beyond Borders. The Republican Ideal Challenged by the Internationalization of Economy, Law and Communication. 8th Istanbul Seminars | 16-30 May 2014 Philosophers Bridge the Bosphorus Venue: Istanbul Bilgi University For at least two centuries, Republicanism has been the political ideal of the subjugated people around the world, from the […]

Recording of “James Baldwin and Audre Lorde: A Revolutionary Hope” now available

This December, the IRCPL, Columbia University School of the Arts, and Harlem Stage presented “James Baldwin and Audre Lorde: A Revolutionary Hope,” the first of the IRCPL’s two “Ancestral Witnesses: Literature and the African American Religious Imagination” events this year.  If you weren’t able to see it live, you can now watch the recording, courtesy of Columbia University School […]

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 […]