A new essay of mine for the SSRC’s excellent Immanent Frame blog on Norwegian ‘counter-radicalization’ and ‘Christianist secularism’ went online today, 19.05.2017.
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My review essay for Africa is a Country about two new books by and about the late Stuart Hall (1932-2014), namely Stuart Hall and Bill Shwarz’ ‘Familiar Stranger’ (Duke UP/Allen Lane, 2017) and David C. Scott’s ‘Stuart Hall’s Voice’ (Duke UP, 2017). With thanks to Sean Jacobs for the edits.
My new case summary for the Columbia Global Freedom of Expression Project – this time of the precedent-setting Norwegian Supreme Court verdict in Norwegian Prosecution Authority v. X (2012), relating to racist hate speech punishable under the then Norwegian General Penal Code Paragraph 135 (a) – now Section 185.
I am proud to be hosting Prof Lila Abu-Lughod (Columbia University, USA), one of the world’s leading, most read and cited contemporary anthropologists, on her first ever visit to Norway in her forty-years’ career as an anthropologist. The main event – a lecture entitled ‘Do Muslim Women Need Saving?’ – introduced by Associate Professor Nefissa […]