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A month of ideas.
Giancarlo Bosetti Editor-in-chief
Association for dialogue and intercultural understanding
Monday, 20 March 2017

New Democratic Frontiers
Face to Illiberal Trends

Reset Dialogues on Civilizations and the Department of Social and Political Sciences - University of Milan are glad to invite you to attend the book presentation:

On Thursday 23rd of March, 2017 at 5 pm
  Sala Lauree, Faculty of Political, Economic and Social Sciences University of Milan,
via Conservatorio 7


Alessandra Facchi, State University of Milan


Giancarlo Bosetti
, Director of Reset DOC

Participants in the discussion

Murat Borovali
, Bilgi University 

Marina Calloni, University of Milan-Bicocca

Alessandro Ferrara
, Tor Vergata University

Maurizio Ferrera, University of Milan

Manlio Graziano
, American Graduate School

Jonathan Laurence
, Boston College

Speakers will discuss the volume Toward New Democratic Imaginaries – Istanbul Seminars on Islam, culture and politics. The book collects a selection of papers presented during nine year of Istanbul seminars organized by the association Reset DOC. The discussion will look beyond reductive definitions that ignore the historical evolution and varieties of Islamic doctrines and that deny the complexities of Muslim societies’ encounters with modernity. Are Islam and democracy compatible? Can we shed the language of ‘Islam vs. the West’ for new political imaginaries?

Discussion will be in Italian.
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