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When Politics are Sacralized: Comparative Perspectives on Religious Claims and Nationalism

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Tuesday, September 28, 2021 1:00pm

When Politics are Sacralized: Comparative Perspectives on Religious Claims and Nationalism

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Tuesday, September 28, 2021 1:00pm

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Tue., Sep. 28, 2021, 1 – 2:15 p.m.

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Featured Speakers:

Nadim Rouhana, The Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy at Tufts University Khaled Al-Hroub, Northwestern University in Qatar Amnon Raz-Krakotzkin, Ben Gurion University Authors of the new edited book When Politics Are Sacralized (Cambridge University Press, 2021) reflect on how religious claims undergird and obscure settler colonial realities and why and how religious and political claims are fused to produce and entrench state violence. The panelists will locate the analysis of contemporary manifestations of religion and political violence in Palestine/Israel within a deeper history and interrogation of Christian European modernity.

 

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