Ashgate Publishing ouvre une nouvelle collection dans le champ des études islamiques: Contemporary Thought in the Islamic World.
CONTEMPORARY THOUGHT IN THE ISLAMIC WORLD seeks to publish studies on cutting-edge contributions to contemporary Islamic thinking in which Muslim intellectuals of today challenge deeply ingrained dichotomies and binaries, such as “Islam vs.(post-) modernity”, “Islam vs. the West”, as well as “traditional vs. reformist Islam”. These ideas have stimulated an upcoming generation of progressive Muslim thinkers and scholars of Islam to radically rethink the ways in which immediate and emergent issues affecting the contemporary Islamic world are to be addressed and assessed. Evaluations of new trends in contemporary Islamic thinking embody unexplored ways of engaging with the questions of the post-modern age. Central in these new discourses are notions such as cosmopolitanism, exile, authority, and resistance.
So far these innovative, often provocative, approaches have received insufficient attention and encouragement from established academic publishers. This series wished to take the study of Islam and the Muslim world beyond the usual historical-philological and social sciences driven approaches found in classical Orientalist studies and area studies programs dealing with the modern Muslim world. By studying pioneering thinkers, public intellectuals, academics and their ideas; tracking their transformative experiments with textuality, identity, civil society and secularity, human rights, gender, ethics, and aesthetics, the series wants to help construct a captivating new scholarly endeavor which will insert the study of Islam and the Muslim world into wider multi-disciplinary inquiries on religion and religiosity in an increasingly interconnected world.
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Lecturer in the Study of Islam and the Muslim World