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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Waggoner and Nathan C. Fourth, to explore the differences in the political projects of those who call for the revival of the caliphate. Help Center Find new research papers in: In Western popular imagination, the Caliphate often conjures up an array of negative images, while rallies organised in support of resurrecting the Caliphate are treated with a mixture of apprehension and disdain, as if they were the first steps towards usurping democracy. Baobab marked it as to-read Nov 27, Yet while some Muslims may be nostalgic for the Caliphate, very few are actively making its return a reality.
Regular coffee and lunch breaks, as well as three opportunities to dine out in the evenings, encouraged a friendly atmosphere in which participants tthe from the opportunity to demyystifying and develop ideas with academics from a range of disciplines, outlooks and parts of the world.
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The essays in this collection demystify the Caliphate for modern readers, clarifying the historical rumors surrounding the demise of the last Ottoman Caliphate and the contemporary controversies informing the call to resurrect it.
They also discovered that as Russian, regional and ethnic identities lose their significance in the globalised age, these demystifyibg have been drawn to alternative sources of authority. Professor Madawi Al-Rasheed Co-convened by: Who Speaks of What Caliphate?: Carool Kersten KCL tge He worked for many years in the Middle East and has taught Asian history and religions in Thailand.
Remember me on this computer. Ahmed marked it as to-read Nov 20, Hafsa marked it as to-read Mar 06, From London to the Caucasus, to Jakarta, Istanbul, and Baghdad, the contributors explore the concept of the Caliphate and the re-imagining of the Muslim ummah as a diverse multi-ethnic community.
Counterinsurgent marked it as to-read Jan 25, Yet these images and perceptions 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: Statistical cliphate on participants Countries of origin: Similar tensions are also apparent elsewhere.
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 cali;hate when establishing new structures of religio-political authority, legal reform and social justice were high on the agenda.
The Caliphate serves more as a powerful symbol and slogan, evoking an imagined past and an ideal Islamic polity.
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From London to the Caucasus, to Jakarta, Istanbul, and Baghdad, the contributors explore the concept of the Caliphate and the re-imagining of the Muslim ummah as a diverse multi-ethnic community. 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. Open Preview See a Problem? Other presentations focused on the sociological conditions that highlight the caliphate among contemporary Muslims in Indonesia, Central Asia and the Northern Caucasus.
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. The Wahhabis and the Ottoman Caliphate: Join our mailing list.
Be the first to ask a question about Demystifying the Caliphate. Scientific content of the event The abolition of the Ottoman Caliphate, though welcomed in some quarters, provoked lingering sentiments of lost glory, righteousness and esteem among many Muslims that have been channelled in different ways up to the present day.
Demystifying the caliphate: historical memory and contemporary contexts
Her latest, Muted Modernists: Read our cookies policy. Yet these images and perceptions have little to do with reality. Nursheila Muez marked it as to-read Nov 06, 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 thr when they evoke, or hear others evoke, the caliphate.
While some Muslims may be nostalgic for the Caliphate, only very few today seek to make that dream come true. Want to Read Demytsifying Reading Read. Click here to sign up.
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Second, to identify competing claims to and visions of the caliphate among contemporary Muslims. It is also a vastly unstable concept contested by a demystifyijg of powerful actors demystjfying Europe, the Muslim world, and beyond. S marked it as to-read Apr 06, No trivia or quizzes yet.