Brian Brock has recently published a new book, Wondrously Wounded: Theology, Disability, and the Body of Christ (Baylor University Press, 2019). He discussed it in a video interview with Australian blogger Liam Miller (Love - Rinse/Repeat). The video can also be accessed directly on YouTube. You can also find excellent video material of Brian's appearance … Continue reading Brian Brock on his new book
CISRUL is excited to announce a workshop on populism in January 2021! The workshop will focus on the Populist Hype that enthralled many Western countries in recent years. While the populist wave may have ebbed away and appear like a relict of a distant past, many populists such as Donald Trump or Rodrigo Duterte are … Continue reading Call for Abstracts: Beyond the Populist Hype
As you know, we had to postpone this year’s CISRUL conference and summer school on Conceptualizing “Difference”. We now hope to hold it in April 2021. In the meantime, we are pleased to invite you to join us for a series of online interviews Talking Difference. Our keynotes will engage in live online conversation with … Continue reading Talking Difference with Lewis Gordon
Due to the ongoing COVID 19 pandemic the conference has been postponed. We are currently looking for a new date. Updates will be posted on the website. More information on the conference Conceptualizing “Difference”
Securalism, liberalism, post-modernity, difference. Using abstract political concepts such as these is the bread and butter of every academic and serve as invaluable shorthands. At the same time, however, these concepts can be very vague and even intimidating to those unfamiliar with them. Depending on how they are used political concepts can obscure as well … Continue reading Podcast: What Have These Concepts Ever Done for Us?
background image © Deniz Altug The call for applications for this year’s annual CISRUL Conference and PhD Summer School Conceptualizing Difference featuring keynotes by Lewis R. Gordon (University of Connecticut), Sabine Hark (TU Berlin), Gurpreet Mahajan (Jawaharlal Nehru University), Anya Topolski (Radboud University Nijmegen) is now open! The idea of ‘difference’ governs today’s political thinking. … Continue reading Call for application: Conceptualizing Difference
CISRUL starts the new year with a workshop bringing together scholars from various disciplines to explain how they have dealt in their work with one or more political concepts. The objective is to generate debate on different approaches to political concepts, as well as showcasing the range of research associated with CISRUL/POLITICO. The workshop takes … Continue reading Workshop: Approaches to Political Concepts II
Movie Screening of "Sorry We Missed You" by Ken Loach followed by a discussion, 12 November, 6pm, at Belmont Filmhouse.
From 19 to 20 September 2019 CISRUL hosted the inter-disciplinary conference “Decolonising Political Concepts” organized by Marie Wuth and Valentin Clavé-Mercier. The conference featured presentations by academics from the Americas, Africa, Europe, and Asia. The topics discussed ranged from knowledge and power to language and resistance, to agency and sexuality. The various regional and disciplinary … Continue reading Impressions from the Inter-Disciplinary Conference “Decolonising Political Concepts”