"destiny", "vitalism" or "trans-historical dispositons", Aziz Al-Azmeh, culture as 'a field of human improvement', culture as 'a prison of social instinct', ethnological 'destiny', Islamism, Islams and Modernities, the 'snares of the past'
SOAS University of London
Published on Feb 20, 2013
This Globalisation Lecture was given by Aziz Al-Azmeh, CEU University Professor, School of Historical and Interdisciplinary Studies, Central European University, Budapest on 6 February 2013 at SOAS, University of London.
Aziz Al-Azmeh is CEU University Professor in the School of Historical and Interdisciplinary Studies, Central European University, Budapest. Among his books in English are Islams and Modernities, The Times of History, and Muslim Kingship: Power and the Sacred in Christian, Muslim and Pagan Polities.
This event is supported by the London Middle East Institute (LMEI).
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