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Islam and Modern Turkey

In his discussion of the impacts of modernity on religion, John Wilson aptly states that the changes observed in religions’ response to modernity “by no means run in one direction only”[1]. This is certainly the case for manifestations of Islam … Continue reading

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Lived Subjectivity and Veiling in Turkey

The veil is the most visible symbol of Islam and as such has been subject to much debate. In the following post, I attempt to move away from the problematic discourse of “veiling controversies”― which suggest a good and a … Continue reading

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