Archives for the ‘ News ’ Category

Imam Ali Conference at Hartford Seminary

By • Oct 5th, 2009 • Category: News

Iranian Scholar Opts for Karroubi

By • May 14th, 2009 • Category: News

Iranian writer and scholar Adbdolkarim Soroush has thrown his support behind the reformist candidate Mehdi Karroubi. Soroush, a former philosophy professor at Tehran University who last year was a visiting fellow and scholar in residence with the Berkley Center for Religion, Peace, and World Affairs, says that his views have not changed since four years […]

Islam and Dissent in Postrevolutionary Iran (A book on Abdulkarim Soroush)

By • Aug 23rd, 2008 • Category: News

Abdolkarim Soroush, Religious Politics and Democratic Reform (International Library of Iranian Studies) [Paperback] Source:

The Expansion of Prophetic Experience – Forthcoming Book by Abdolkarim Soroush

By • Aug 23rd, 2008 • Category: News

Essays on Historicity, Contingency and Plurality in Religion Abdulkarim Soroush Translated by Nilou Mobasser Edited with Analytical Introduction by Forough Jahanbakhsh Abdulkarim Soroush is known primarily for his epistemological/hermeneutical theory, the “Contraction and Expansion of Religious Knowledge,” and its application to Islamic political theory and religious pluralism. While his Reason, Freedom and Democracy in Islam […]

Declaration of Human Responsibilities Key to Bridging the Religious Divide

By • Jun 18th, 2008 • Category: News

Queen’s Centre for the Study of Democracy (CSD) and the InterAction Council (IAC) announced today they will launch a new book, Bridging the Divide: Religious Dialogue and Universal Ethics at the IAC’s 26th Annual Plenary Meeting in Sweden next week. “Believing that religious misunderstanding has led to many conflicts, the IAC has made establishing multifaith […]

The World’s Top 20 Public Intellectuals

By • Jun 16th, 2008 • Category: News

In our last issue, we named the world’s top 100 public intellectuals and asked readers to vote for those they deem most deserving of the top honors. Now, 500,000 votes later, we reveal the results of the reader poll. Plus, members of the Top 100 name the intellectuals they believe should have made the list. […]

In Memoriam of Ahamd Bourghani

By • Feb 28th, 2008 • Category: News

‘Religion of War, Religion of Peace’ – Lecture of Abdolkarim Soroush

By • Dec 7th, 2006 • Category: News

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CSD Encounter

By • Nov 3rd, 2006 • Category: News

The annual CSD Encounter at the University of Westminster brings together scholars and members of the public to examine in detail the work of a leading contemporary thinker, in his or her presence. The one-day CSD Encounter includes workshops (by invitation only), followed by an evening public lecture. Previous guest scholars at CSD have included […]

Electing Islamism: Islamist Politics and the Prospects for Arab Democracy

By • Nov 2nd, 2006 • Category: News

Three-Day workshop organised by the Centre for the Study of Democracy, University of Westminster The recent string of electoral successes by Islamist parties in a number of Arab countries, of which the recent victory by Hamas in Palestine is the most dramatic, seems to indicate that this phenomenon is far from transient. It is a […]