Inseminating Love: recovering Christian myths for deep structural political interventions

@roghaydonmitch Dr Roger Haydon Mitchell, Political Theologian with Westminster Theological Centre My work over the last decade or so has centred around the historical genealogy of Western politics in the partnership of church and empire and its remedy.Simply put, it has exposed the early subsumption of transcendence by sovereignty and the resultant displacement of love […]

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“Hijab – terrorist – Muslim – extremist” Young Muslim women and everyday exclusion

Naomi Thompson, Lecturer in Youth and Community Work, Goldsmiths, University of London and Stephen Pihlaja, Reader in Stylistics, Newman University, Birmingham Women’s choices about what they wear have caused controversy through time. When the mini-skirt gained popularity in the 1960s, it met negative reactions from designers, society, the media, and was banned in some countries […]

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Politicising the messy middle and the fight against dark populism

By Chris Baker, William Temple Professor of Religion and Public Life, Goldsmiths, University of London In a recently published book entitled Geographies of Postsecularity re-envisioning politics, subjectivity and ethics, written with British political geographers Paul Cloke, Callum Sutherland and Andy Williams, I explore the political and civic potential of emerging spaces of cross-over narrative and engagement between […]

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Call for contributions – uniting academics, politicos, journalists and activists in a climate of political division.

The last 10 years has seen the increasing polarisation of societies across the world. While this polarisation is most evident in the rise of radical populists of both the right and the left, this phenomenon by no means covers either the breadth or the depth of the division. We are divided across multiple axes including […]

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