Dr. Nader Hashemi, Director of the Center for Middle East Studies and an Assistant Professor of Middle East and Islamic Politics at the Josef Korbel School of International Studies at the University of Denver, presents his talk on this most pertinent of issues.
His areas of research include:
Middle East and Islamic affairs, religion and democracy, secularism, comparative politics and political theory, politics of the Middle East, democracy and human rights, Islam-West relations, religion and international affairs.
His recent publications include:
Sectarianization: Mapping the New Politics of the Middle East (London: Hurst Publishers, 2016; New York: Oxford University Press, 2017), edited with Danny Postel.
Nader Hashemi, “Charles Taylor’s A Secular Age and the Secularization from Below in Iran,” in Mirjam Künkler, John Madeley and Shylashri Shankar eds., A Secular Age Beyond the West (Cambridge University Press, 2017).
Nader Hashemi, “The ISIS Crisis and the ‘Broken Politics’ of the Middle East: A Framework for Understanding Radical Islamism,” in Anthony T. Chase ed., Handbook on Human Rights and the Middle East and North Africa (New York: Routledge, 2017).
Nader Hashemi, “Toward a Political Theory of Sectarianism in the Middle East: The Salience of Authoritarianism over Theology,” Journal of Islamic and Muslim Studies 1 (September 2016).
Nader Hashemi, “How the Legacy of Authoritarianism in the Arab World Contributed to the Rise of ISIS,” Turkish Review 6 (September 2016).
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