Demystifying the caliphate: historical memory and contemporary contexts. Al- Rasheed, Madawi and Kersten, Carool and Shterin, Marat, eds. Demystifying the Caliphate. Madawi al-Rasheed, Carool Kersten and Marat Shterin (eds.) London, Hurst and Company, Pp. x + , bibliography, index. Demystifying the Caliphate sheds light on both the historical debates following the demise of the last Ottoman Caliphate and controversies.

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The Caliphate serves more as a powerful symbol and slogan, evoking an imagined past and an ideal Islamic polity. Help Center Find new research papers demydtifying How to exhume skeletons of the past while also silencing sirens from the present?

He is the author of Cosmopolitans and Heretics: The Hurst Publishers website uses cookies and other tracking technologies e. Later, the prominent Indonesian Muslim intellectual Nurcholish Madjid demonstrated another way of combining a pro-caliphate ideology with secularisation.

Some see the caliphate as a glorious political institution that must be resurrected; others merely hold a nostalgic view of the caliphate as an historical institution, associating it with an imagined community and former glory.

Amar Baines marked it as to-read Aug 13, As a follow-up to the workshop, calkphate convenors have secured a contract with Hurst in partnership with Columbia University Press to publish the papers as an edited volume. Want to Read saving….

Failing that, some sort of research network would be welcome. Maija marked it as to-read Nov 16, How to exhume skeletons of the past while also silencing sirens from the present?

Other editions – View all Demystifying the Caliphate: From London to the Northern Caucasus, from Jakarta to Baghdad and Istanbul, contributors explore the Caliphate within the context of global and globalized publics and against the new reality of the Muslim umma as a multifaceted community. Statistical information on participants Countries of origin: Seventh, to explore the roots and content of calls for the re- establishment of the caliphate — are they mere fantasies or outbursts of despair, or are they motivated by sincere intentions to mobilise?


Reza Pankhurst also gave several prominent examples of the different ways in which Muslim thinkers have idealised the caliphate over the last years. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. No trivia or quizzes yet. Rifat Islam marked it as to-read Jan 01, Several conclusions were drawn at the workshop.

Demystifying the Caliphate

More preoccupied by purity than unity, Wahhabis have charged the Ottoman Caliphate with encouraging blasphemy and borrowing Western legal concepts, among other offences, and this thinking has permeated the writings of even some daliphate, such as Nasir al-Fahd.

Insights into the phenomenon of a radical sectarian movement among Turkish working migrants, Ursula Gunther Final list calipahte participants Convenor: Khilafa as the Viceregency of Humankind: Other presentations focused on the sociological conditions that highlight the caliphate among contemporary Muslims in Indonesia, Central Asia and the Northern Caucasus. Meanwhile, another participant said that, while the realism and specifics of political projects differ, all Muslims aspire to the caliphate because at its core are the ideals of political unity and a fair distribution of wealth.

The workshop also highlighted the fact that the vocabulary, content and support of both historical and contemporary calls for the resurrection of the caliphate are extremely varied and highly context-driven. Log In Sign Up.


Demystifying the Caliphate. Edited by Madawi Al-Rasheed, Carool Kersten & Marat Shterin

Baobab marked it as to-read Nov 27, Ahmed marked it as to-read Nov 20, Subscribers receive exclusive discounts and early access to new books from Hurst. Zohebali Khan marked it as to-read Jul 21, He worked for many years in the Middle East and has taught Asian history and religions in Thailand. From London to the Caucasus, to Jakarta, Istanbul, and Baghdad, the contributors explore the concept of the Caliphate and the re-imagining of the Muslim ummah as a diverse multi-ethnic community. Who Speaks of What Caliphate?: One participant said that Salafis, for example, are known for their cross- cultural marriages.

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Click here to sign up. First, to identify the historical conditions of late modernity, including new forms of media and the role of mass education and literacy, that have helped to fan pro-caliphate ideologies across the globe. Assessment of the results, contribution to the future direction of the field, outcome Several new research objectives were identified as a result of the workshop: Promoting the Caliphate on Campus: He has published widely on religion, society and law in Russia.

Yet these images and perceptions have little to do with reality.