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MF CASR Book Talk with Wael Hallaq
Online Book Talk on Reforming Modernity: Ethics and the New Human in the Philosophy of Abdurrahman Taha
The talk will be at 10am EST / 4pm CET.
Please join us on Zoom. (Register here to get the Zoom link.)
Critical Islamic Studies Research Group and Consortium,
Centre for the Advanced Study of Religion (MF CASR), and
MF Norwegian School of Theology, Religion and Society
present a book talk with
(Avalon Foundation Professor in the Humanities, Columbia University)
in conversation with Islam Dayeh (Assistant Professor, Freie Universität Berlin)
and Sami Al-Daghistani (Convener; Postdoc Fellow, MF/Associate Faculty, BISR/Research Scholar, Columbia University).
Opening remarks by Liv Ingeborg Lied (Director, MF CASR).
Wael Hallaq (MESAAS, Columbia University) will discuss his new book Reforming Modernity: Ethics and the New Human in the Philosophy of Abdurrahman Taha, which explores intellectual and philosophical thought of one of the most significant philosophers in the Islamic world since the colonial period. The book sheds light on the past and more recent intellectual currents in Islamic thought and put forwards a formidable critique of Western and Islamic modernities.
For technical questions, please write to Esther.Brownsmith@mf.no.
For questions about the event, please write to Sami.A.Daghistani@mf.no.
For more about Critical Islamic Studies, see here.