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Faisal Devji

Series featuring Faisal Devji

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  • TORCH | The Oxford Research Centre in the Humanities
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  • Middle East Centre
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# Episode Title Description People Date
28 Friendship Associate Professor Nuha al-Sha’ar speaking on ‘Friendship in Islamic Ethical Political Thought: Foundations and Modern Implications’ // Associate Professor SherAli Tareen speaking on ‘Debating Hindu-Muslim Friendship After Empire’ Faisal Devji, Nuha al-Sha’ar, SherAli Tareen 20 Jan 2023
27 Creative Commons The Left Fadi Bardawil speaking on ‘Nation, Class, Community: Milestones on the path of the 1960s Lebanese New Left’. Nadia Bou Ali  speaking on ‘Is the Heart for the East and Reason for the West? Mehdi Amel’s Critique of Edward Said’. Fadi Bardawil, Nadia Bou Ali, Faisal Devji 16 Jan 2023
26 Creative Commons Dissent Valerie Hoffman speaking on Charges of Radicalism: Ibāḍī–Wahhābī Polemics and Articulations of Identity. Valerie Hoffman, Faisal Devji, Usaama al-Azami 23 Dec 2022
25 Creative Commons Religion II Professor Elizabeth Shakman Hurd (Northwestern University) speaking on 'Decolonizing the category of religion' and Dr Rushain Abbasi (Stanford University) speaking on 'Regulating Religion in Premodern Islamic Governance'. Elizabeth Shakman Hurd, Faisal Devji, Usaama al-Azami 15 Jul 2022
24 Violence Nesrine Badawi speaking on ‘Debating Militancy in the Modern World’ and Murad Idris speaking on ‘Theorizing Colonialism, Capitalism, and Violence in an Islamist Key.' Nesrine Badawi, Murad Idris, Faisal Devji, Usaama al-Azami 08 Apr 2022
23 Creative Commons The Global Merchants: The Enterprise and Extravagance of the Sassoon Dynasty Professor Joseph Sassoon in conversation with Dr Michael Willis about his recent book, The Global Merchants: The Enterprise and Extravagance of the Sassoon Dynasty (Allen Lane, Penguin Group, 2022). Emeritus Professor Avi Shlaim joins them. Joseph Sassoon, Michael Willis, Avi Shlaim, Eugene Rogan 24 Mar 2022
22 Media, Communications, and Public Opinion in Tajikistan Irna Hofman (Oxford) Malik Kadirov (Media Analyst, Tajikistan) Salimjon Aioubov (Director of RFE/RL's Tajik Service) round table discussion Irna Hofman, Malik Kadirov, Salimjon Aioubov, Faisal Devji 03 Mar 2022
21 Sovereignty Neguin Yavari speaking on ‘Islamic imperatives and Islamic rulers’, Samy Ayoub speaking on ‘Law and the Exercise of Power: Debates on Political Legitimacy and Authority in the 19th - 20th centuries Egypt’. Neguin Yavari, Samy Ayoub, Faisal Devji, Usaama al-Azami 02 Mar 2022
20 Creative Commons Religion Madawi al-Rasheed speaking on ‘Islamic Reform in Saudi Arabia between “the Violence of the Minority and the Apathy of the Majority”. Pascal Menoret speaking on ‘Graveyard of Clerics’. Madawi al-Rasheed, Pascal Menoret, Faisal Devji, Usaama al-Azami 02 Mar 2022
19 Creative Commons Caliphate Elizabeth Alexandrin speaking on ‘Empire of the End Time: Fāṭimid Sovereignties in the 4th Century AH/11th Century CE’. Hüseyin Yilmaz speaking on ‘The Ottomans and the Question of the Caliphate'. Elizabeth Alexandrin, Hüseyin Yilmaz, Faisal Devji, Usaama al-Azami 01 Mar 2022
18 Book at Lunchtime: Royals and Rebels: The Rise and Fall of the Sikh Empire TORCH Book at Lunchtime webinar on Royals and Rebels: The Rise and Fall of the Sikh Empire, written by Dr Priya Atwal. Priya Atwal, Faisal Devji, Polly O’Hanlon, Wes Williams 28 Jan 2021
17 The Idols of ISIS: From Assyria to the Internet Episode 2, with Dr Faisal Devji, (St Antony’s College, Oxford), talks with Joshua Craze (University of Chicago) and writer Aaron Tugendhaft about Aaron's new book The Idols of ISIS: From Assyria to the Internet, University of Chicago Press 2020. Faisal Devji, Joshua Craze, Aaron Tugendhaft 18 Jan 2021
16 10th Anniversary Dahrendorf Lecture and Colloquium 7. Europe's stories seen from outside What Stories Does Europe Tell? Contested Narratives, Complex Histories, Conflicted Union. With Pratap Bhanu Mehta (Ashoka University, Delhi), Sonia Lucarelli (University of Bologna), Khaled Fahmy (Cambridge) Chair: Faisal Devji (Oxford). Pratap Bhanu Mehta, Sonia Lucarelli, Khaled Fahmy, Faisal Devji 12 Jun 2020
15 The International Thought of Muhammad Ali Jinnah: Dr Faisal Devji Dr Faisal Devji from the University of Oxford speaks on the international thought of Muhammad Ali Jinnah. Faisal Devji 21 Apr 2020
14 Creative Commons Shahzia Sikander in conversation with Faisal Devji Shahzia Sikander and Faisal Devji speak at the Art of Independence Conference on 13 October 2018. Shahzia Sikander, Faisal Devji 10 Jul 2018
13 Creative Commons Art of Independence, Day 1: Introduction to the day and the theme of Conference Faisal Devji's introductory remarks at the Art of Independence Conference on 12 October 2018. Faisal Devji 10 Jul 2018
12 Creative Commons Faisal Devji: Jewish Pecedents and Muslim Nationalism Faisal Devji discusses the surprising relations between Pakistani nationalism and Zionism. Faisal Devji, Yaacov Yadgar 02 May 2018
11 Creative Commons Civil Resistance: The Originality of Gandhi Romila Thapar, Faisal Devji, Gautham Shiralagi and Adam Roberts speak at St Antony's College on 16 October 2017 Romila Thapar, Faisal Devji, Gautham Shiralagi, Adam Roberts 13 Mar 2018
10 Ethnicised Religion and Sacralised Ethnicity in the Past and the Present An expert panel discusses the phenomenon of ethnicisation of religious identifications focussing especially on the nexus of religious, ethnic and national identifications in colonial, anti-colonial and postcolonial settings from Ireland to South Asia. Elisabeth Bolorinos Allard, Faisal Devji, Peter Leary, Ilya Afanasyev 22 Feb 2018
9 Gandhi, Sacrifice and the Ambiguities of Non-Violence Part of the Sacrifice Revisited event Faisal Devji 22 May 2017
8 'Free Speech: Ten Principles for a Connected World' Professor Timothy Garton Ash discusses the premise of his new book titled 'Free Speech: Ten Principles for a Connected World.' Timothy Garton Ash, Margaret MacMillan, Adam Roberts, Patricia Thornton 16 Jun 2016
7 Creative Commons The Making of a Constitution: Pakistan and the Question of Sovereignty The speaker analyses the concept of 'sovereignty' as presented in the Objectives Resolution of Pakistan presented to the Constituent Assembly in March 1949 Faisal Devji, Yaqoob Khan Bangash 04 Feb 2016
6 Indian Arrivals, 1870-1915: Networks of British Empire Elleke Boehmer discusses her new book with Megan Robb, Faisal Devji and Santanu Das Elleke Boehmer, Faisal Devji, Megan Robb, Santanu Das 23 Nov 2015
5 Creative Commons Marshall G S Hodgson, Islam and World History Professor Sir Christopher Bayly gives a talk for the Humanitias lecture series in Historiography with a response from Dr Faisal Devji. Sir Christopher Bayly, Faisal Devji 28 May 2013
4 Creative Commons On Free Speech 2: China, Rushdie and the art of "Zuckering" This month's podcast looks at Facebook's dominance and internet censorship in China. It features interviews with Mark Thompson, director general of the BBC, and Professor Tim Wu, author of the Master Switch. Richard Allen, Faisal Devji, Viktor Mayer-Schonberger, Mark Thomas 07 Mar 2012
3 Creative Commons Europe's Muslim Passions - Oxford Transnational and Global History Seminar Faisal Devji, Reader in Indian History, Oxford, gives a talk for the Oxford Transnational and Global History Seminar. Faisal Devji 02 Feb 2012
2 Creative Commons Muslim Zion: Pakistan and Israel, twin religious states/Politics of Al-Qaeda Dr Faisal Devji gives a talk for the Oxford Humanities Research Showcase conference held on the 11th July 2011. Faisal Devji 24 Aug 2011
1 Dying for Islam: An Alternative History (12 Feb 2010) Dr Faisal Devji, from the Department of History and Anthropology at St Antony's College, Oxford, gave an Anthropology Departmental Seminar on 12 February 2010 entitled 'Dying for Islam: An Alternative History. Faisal Devji 15 Jun 2010