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Secularism, Identity, and Enchantment

Event: Secularism, Identity, and Enchantment
Date & Time: 26th May 2014 5:00pm-7:00pm


Speaker: Akeel Bilgrami (Sidney Morgenbesser Professor of Philosophy, Columbia University)

Title: Secularism, Identity, and Enchantment (Convergences: Inventories of the Present)

Venue: Seminar Room, European Studies Centre, 70 Woodstock Road, Oxford

Abstract: Bringing clarity to a subject clouded by polemic, Secularism, Identity, and Enchantment is a rigorous exploration of how secularism and identity emerged as concepts in different parts of the modern world. At a time when secularist and religious worldviews appear irreconcilable, Akeel Bilgrami strikes out on a path distinctly his own, criticizing secularist proponents and detractors, liberal universalists and multicultural relativists alike.

Faisal Devji (St Antony’s College, University of Oxford)
Janina Dill (DPIR, University of Oxford)
Paul Flather (Europaeum)
Ankhi Mukherjee (Wadham College, University of Oxford)

Chair: Kalypso Nicolaïdis (St Antony’s College, University of Oxford)

Sponsored by:
Centre for International Studies (CIS)
Faculty of Philosophy
Asian Studies Centre
European Studies Centre

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