CISRUL is proud to announce a new series of seven (online) seminars to be held between October 2020 and June 2021. The seminars will focus on the role of methodologies, research design and on how we approach our research objects/subjects more broadly. It is based on an initiative by CISRUL's current cohort of PhD students … Continue reading New Seminar Series: Methodologies (in) Conversations
We have extended the call for abstracts for the Beyond the Populist Hype workshop taking place 14-15 January 2021 at the University of Aberdeen. The new deadline is 12 August 2021. This workshop seeks to bring together scholars working on populism or related themes to reflect on their own work and its relation to populist … Continue reading Deadline Extended: CfA “Beyond the Populist Hype
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.