The Shifting Spaces of Modernity
“Islam is in a transformative course of the European public space: this means that we have to engage in new ways of post-enlightenment understanding of Western modernity. More and more, the issues related to Islam are transforming the definitions of the European public spheres. Today we can’t frame the Islamic difference within the usual discourses of multiculturalism or neutral secularity. Religion and secularism might not be opposite binaries after all”, explains Turkish Sociologist Nilüfer Göle, whom we interviewed during our Istanbul Seminars 2013.
Interview and editing: Nina zu Fürstenberg
Filmmaker: Anna Fanuele