1. "An Islamic Historian's View of Social Mobilization" with Richard Bulliet


    from Ali Vural Ak Center for Global I Added 144 0 0

    As the relationship of Islam to society evolved over a period of centuries there were corresponding changes in patterns of social and political mobilization. Though these patterns parallel those at…

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    • What is the origin of the clash of civilizations theory and is it still relevant?


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      Richard Bulliet critically examines the clash of civilizations theory, a Cold War-era hypothesis that societal differences would lead to conflict, including those between "the West" and…

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      • How do Western societies experience the influence of Islamic civilization in our daily life?


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        Richard Bulliet shows the historical influence of innovations from the Muslim world in our daily lives, from the orange juice we drink every morning to the glaze on our coffee mugs.

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        • What are some of the historical roots of Muslims in Europe?


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          Richard Bulliet notes the long-time presence of Muslim populations in Poland, Lithuania and other European societies.

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          • What is the role of religious parties in the governments emerging from the Arab Spring?


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            Richard Bulliet unpacks the potential role for Islamic political parties in the governments formed after the Arab Spring revolutions.

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            • What does an “Islamo-Christian civilization” refer to in contemporary society?


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              Richard Bulliet draws connections between Islam and Christianity throughout history and in contemporary society.

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              • Misreading History DVD Trailer


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                On April 28, 2008, Shaykh Hamza Yusuf and Dr. Richard Bulliet, the acclaimed historian, captivated a capacity crowd at Columbia University with a stirring conversation presented by the Zaytuna Contemporary…

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