Bolsonaro’s new Ministry of Education has spearheaded the anti-intellectualism advanced by the president. Since his election campaign took shape, President Bolsonaro’s persecution and revanchist attitude towards universities and academics have intensified the political division in Brazil.
This volume gathers the articles presented at the Reset DOC Istanbul Seminars 2015, which took place at the Istanbul Bilgi University from May 26 to May 30, 2015. The 2015 Istanbul Seminars addressed the topic of “Politics Beyond Borders. The Republican Model Challenged by the Internationalization of Economy, Law and Communication”.
Our Initiatives Society
The international association Reset Dialogues on Civilizations is launching the Casablanca School, a yearly international program on cultural and religious pluralism and political liberties. The purpose is to promote a local intellectual response to the rise of rigorist strands of Islamic thought by training 30 emerging opinion-leaders on the relationship between religion, history and power and to contribute to the reawakening of pluralistic traditions in Muslim contexts.
The current political situation in Post-Soviet countries, primarily the Russian Federation, raises questions about the cultural roots of today’s prevailing nationalist political ideologies and behaviours. The international scientific community has to overcome the lack of knowledge about Russia’s Post-Soviet history, also in order to avoid the sheer repetition of old clichés – liberal -western opinions versus a despotic-eastern world
We are going through a certain era where human dignity is neglected but pride is mobilized and organized by right-wing populists. If we do not have a global conversation and global solidarity against this loop of political “ice age”, we are going to end up in a more infantilized world.
Fondation du Roi Abdul-Aziz
An International symposium organised by Reset Dialogues on Civilizations in partnership with the King Abdul-Aziz Foundation.
An International Conference on the “Illiberal Trend” organized by ResetDOC in partnership with the Italian Academy at the Columbia University and the New York Review of Books.
What are liberal democracy’s greatest weaknesses in the face of spreading populist movements? Reset Dialogues on Civilizations is proud to launch a new series of seminars and public lectures focused on the Illiberal Trend.