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Race and Racism in Latin America and the Caribbean

 Race and Racism in Latin America and the Caribbean: A Crossview from Brazil discusses the racial issue in Latin America by inserting Brazil’s perspective within the regional debate, at once contrasting with more common nationally-focused...

Shifting Categories of Work

What do human beings do when they work, how is work organized, and what are its multidimensional – economic, social, political, biographical, ecological – effects? We cannot answer these questions without drawing on the numerous categories that we...

The Reparable and the Irreparable

Since the mid-twentieth century, Western societies have seen an unprecedented increase in movements, demands, and policies in favor of reparations. The historical catastrophes that shook the last century are both the immediate origin of this...

ENIS Spring School 2023

ENIS Spring School 2023: "Shifting Boundaries in Muslim Worlds"Date: 13-16 June 2023 Venue: Catania, Sicily Premises: Università degli Studi di Catania, Piazza Università, 2, CataniaApplication deadline: Monday of 28th of February 2023 The 2023...

Clone de Roy Vilozny

Roy Vilozny is Senior Lecturer at the Department of Arabic Language and Literature, University of Haifa.He will take part of the Visiting Professors Program designed by EHESS, on proposal of Mathieu Terrier (CNRS) LecturesFood for ...

Cassirer’s Transformation: From a Transcendental to a Semiotic Philosophy of Forms

This book presents the transformation of Cassirer's transcendental point of view. At an early stage, Cassirer was confronted with a scientific crisis triggered by the emergence of various forms of objective knowledge, such as the plurality of...

Journal of Sufi Studies

Articles    Rūmī’s Mathnawī, Book Two The Transformation of Blood to Milk and the Transfiguration of the SensesAuteurs : Sassan Zand Moqaddam and Mehdi Nourian Page range : 1–29 Online publication date : 25 Mar 2021The Point...

Sufi Institutions

This volume describes the social and practical aspects of Islamic mysticism (Sufism) across centuries and geographical regions. Its authors seek to transcend ethereal, essentialist and “spiritualizing” approaches to Sufism, on the one hand, and...

Local Power and Female Political Pathways in Turkey

This book explores the “Turkish paradox” – women’s lower representation in local politics than in parliament. By analyzing life stories of 200 female municipal councilors and party representatives, it offers a comprehensive assessment of what makes...

Trade and Finance in Global Missions (16th-18th Centuries)

Trade and Finance in Global Missions (16th-18th Centuries) is a collection of twelve articles focusing on missionary economic practices, often perceived as an important tool in their spiritual and missionary endeavours, but also raising...

Finding Democracy in Music

For a century and more, the idea of democracy has fuelled musicians’imaginations. Seeking to go beyond music’s proven capacity to contribute to specific political causes, musicians have explored how aspects of their practice embody democratic...

Social Appearances

Philosophers have long distinguished between appearance and reality, and the opposition between a supposedly deceptive surface and a more profound truth is deeply rooted in Western culture. At a time of obsession with self-representation, when...