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Summer School for 20 students from Chonbuk National University

03 January 2016

The Institute for Social Justice (ISJ) is excited to host 20 students from Chonbuk National University (CBNU) in Korea, who are …

A/Prof Emilian Kavalski appointed Professor at Osaka University

30 December 2015

Associate Professor Emilian Kavalski will spend February as a specially-appointed Professor at Osaka University (Japan). During his time in Japan he …

Separating religion and government in the Muslim world

03 December 2015

“Within the Muslim world, there’s an ongoing quest to reconcile religion with politics. The classic theocracy is Iran—ultimate rule by …

Dr Naser Ghobadzadeh featured on New Books in Political Sciences

20 November 2015

“While “fundamentalism” and “authoritarian secularism” are commonly perceived as the two mutually exclusive paradigms available to Muslim majority countries Naser …

Dr Naser Ghobadzadeh - Has religious influence in Iran waned?

11 November 2015

Dr Naser Ghobadzadeh speaks on ABC’s Religion and Ethics Report “If the West turns to Iran for an alternative leadership …

Dr Kiran Grewal at Colombo University

01 October 2015

Beyond Geneva: Human Rights, Politics and Culture   Dr Kiran Grewal, Senior Research Fellow at ISJ, will be presenting a …

Dr Naser Ghobadzadeh "Iran: how a troubling actor could transform into a stabilising force"

16 September 2015

This article is part of the Democracy Futures series, a joint global initiative with the Sydney Democracy Network. The project …

Islam and Identity - Prof Akeel Bilgrami on The Philosopher's Zone

01 September 2015

Akeel Bilgrami is known for his analytic pursuits in mind and language; not for the faint-hearted. But his attention has …

Prof Akeel Bilgrami on Philosopher's Zone

30 August 2015

Tune into Akeel Bilgrami, Professor of Philosophy, Columbia University, on Philospher’s Zone – 30 August 2015, 5:30pm Akeel Bilgrami is …

Islamic Feminisms and Freedom

21 August 2015

Research Professor Allison Weir’s article on Islamic Feminisms and Freedom published in Philosophical Topics This essay discusses the interaction of struggles …