Demystifying the caliphate: historical memory and contemporary contexts. Al- Rasheed, Madawi and Kersten, Carool and Shterin, Marat, eds. Demystifying the Caliphate. Madawi al-Rasheed, Carool Kersten and Marat Shterin (eds.) London, Hurst and Company, Pp. x + , bibliography, index. Demystifying the Caliphate sheds light on both the historical debates following the demise of the last Ottoman Caliphate and controversies.
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Nursheila Muez marked demyatifying as to-read Nov 06, The essays in this collection demystify the Caliphate for modern readers, clarifying the historical rumors surrounding the demise of caliphaet last Ottoman Caliphate and the contemporary controversies informing the call to resurrect it.
With scholarly aplomb, the dispassionate contributors of this extraordinary volume reveal the benefits, but also the limits, of the cultural capital that informs the social imaginary of multiple Muslim audiences when they evoke, or hear others evoke, the caliphate.
Her latest, Muted Modernists: In Western popular imagination, the Caliphate often conjures up an array of negative images, while rallies organised in support of resurrecting the Demystifyibg are treated with a mixture of apprehension and disdain, as if they were the first steps towards usurping democracy. Going to Extremes Cass R. By bringing together such a wealth of regional expertise it succeeds admirably in living up to the promise of its title.
Choose your country or region Daliphate. Regular coffee and lunch breaks, as well as three opportunities to dine out in the evenings, encouraged a friendly atmosphere in which participants benefitted from the opportunity to network and develop ideas with academics from a range of disciplines, outlooks and parts of the world. From the Arab lands to Southeast Asia, from majority to minority Muslims, the idea has taken diverse forms and encountered inhibiting political conditions, but it retains a teh resonance that should not be ignored.
She is the author of several books on Saudi Arabia. How to exhume skeletons of the past while also silencing sirens from the present? Professor Muhammad Qasim Zaman explained how early discourses surrounding the establishment of Pakistan were influenced, in part, by ideas relating to the caliphate at a time when establishing demystiyfing structures of religio-political authority, legal reform and social justice were high on the agenda. He has published widely on religion, society and law in Caliphage.
More than that, these essays throw new light on the many ways in which even a mythical caliphate can exercise a powerful hold on contemporary political imaginations.
Demystifying the caliphate: historical memory and contemporary contexts
More than that, these essays throw new light on the many ways in which even a mythical caliphate can exercise a powerful hold on contemporary political imaginations. Open Preview See a Problem? Yet while some Muslims may be nostalgic for the Caliphate, very few are actively making its return a reality. Adam marked it as to-read Dec 12, The Tge of the Iraqi Muslim Brotherhood. Return to Book Page.
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Assessment of the results, contribution to the future direction of the field, outcome Several new research objectives were identified as a result of the workshop: Dharendra is currently reading it Mar 11, Emon, Matthew Levering, and David Novak. Yet these images and perceptions have little to do with reality.
The strategy for the re-establishment of demjstifying caliphate, the concentration on some grievances over others demystofying whether such rhetoric has any resonance at all can also be heavily tied to local circumstances. Adam marked it as to-read Jun 09, Similar tensions are also apparent elsewhere.
He has published widely on religion, society and law in Russia. Seventh, to explore the roots and caliphat of calls for the re- establishment of the caliphate — are they mere fantasies or outbursts of demystifyying, or are they motivated by sincere intentions to mobilise?
The Caliphate today is a contested concept among many actors in the Muslim world, Europe and beyond, the reinvention and imagining of which may appear puzzling to most of us.
Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Later, the prominent Indonesian Muslim intellectual Nurcholish Madjid demonstrated another way of combining a pro-caliphate ideology with secularisation.
The Caliphate today is a contested concept among many actors in the Muslim world, Europe and beyond, the reinvention and imagining demysrifying which may appear puzzling to most of us.
Paperbackpages. Help Center Find new research papers in: Several conclusions were drawn at the workshop. Oxford University PressNov 12, – Religion – pages.
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Failing that, some sort of research network would be welcome. Markus Zachary Xavier marked it as to-read Apr 06, As a follow-up to the workshop, the convenors have secured a contract with Hurst in partnership with Columbia University Press to publish the papers as an edited volume. Enter the email address you signed up with and we’ll email you a reset link. The Memory of Historical Antagonism. The workshop also highlighted the fact that the vocabulary, content and support of both historical and contemporary calls for the resurrection of the caliphate are extremely varied and highly context-driven.
Some see the caliphate as a glorious political institution that must be resurrected; others merely hold a nostalgic view of the caliphate as an historical institution, associating it with an imagined community and former glory.