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Between Liberation Theology and Will to Power: Reflections on Islamist Political Thought By Dr. Halil Ibrahim Yenigün

April 20, 2016 | 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm

Halil Ibrahim Yenigün received his Ph.D. in 2013 from the University of Virginia’s (UVA) political theory program with his dissertation titled, The Political Ontology of Islamic Democracy: An Ontological Narrative of Contemporary Muslim Political Thought. Until January 2016, he taught as Assistant Professor of Political Theory at Istanbul Commerce University and a Research Fellow at Sabanci University Istanbul Policy Center’s POMEAS Project. Both as a scholar and public intellectual, Halil Ibrahim Yenigün is involved in several NGOs that work on human rights, social justice issues, and free circulation of ideas. He has served as a founding member and general coordinator at Istanbul Think-house (Istanbul Düşünce Evi- IDE) and he is currently the Deputy Secretary General at MAZLUMDER Human Rights Association. Please contact Professor Cemil Aydin at caydin@email.unc.edu with questions.

Sponsored by the Carolina Seminar in Transnational and Modern Global History in cooperation with the Carolina Center for the Study of the Middle East and Muslim Civilizations & Duke Islamic Studies Center (DISC).

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April 20, 2016
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5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
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FedEx Global Education Center
301 Pittsboro Street
Chapel Hill, NC United States
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