Timeline Entries

Tuesday, June 17th, 2014

In addition to these meetings, Minerva hosted a major public event at Tel Aviv University on June 17, under the title “Jewish-Democratic / Muslim-Democratic: Religion and State in Contemporary Middle East.” In light of the current highly volatile political debate on Israel as a Jewish-Democratic state, the goal was to propose a change in the coordinates of the discussion and to put the...

Friday, February 27th, 2015 to Saturday, February 28th, 2015

The RelSec project site of the Minerva Center in Tel Aviv convened in late February for an intensive research workshop at the Rimonim Hotel in Nazareth.

Among the highlights included the following presentations: Ori Goldberg and Mohanad Mustafa discussing Wael B. Hallaq’s The Impossible State: Islam, Politics, and Modernity's Moral Predicament and Shaul Setter covering...

RelSec is comprised of five partner sites situated in universities around the world. The participating centers conduct parallel research projects whose exact shape reflects the distinct missions of the centers and research profiles of the teams. All will include some combination of public presentations and events, faculty workshops, and/or curricular initiatives, such as the development of team-taught courses on secularism, religion, and political belonging.
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