Lecture: Ambassador Domenach Speaks to CCDS Jan 28th

January 28, 18h00 (CET) Ambassador Muriel Domenach  Remote/American University of Paris REGISTER HERE   In conjunction with the D.Rad comparative research project on radicalization trends and deradicalization policies in Europe […]

LECTURE: WHY OPEN DEMOCRACY?

February 9, 17h00 (CET) Peter Stone (Trinity College Dublin) Why Open Democracy?  Hybrid: Remote/American University of Paris REGISTER HERE   ABSTRACT This paper examines open democracy, the conception of democracy […]

Drôle de campagne: The Politics of “le clash télévisé”

This year’s French presidential campaign has all the dynamism of an equestrian statue. Instead of the (misleadingly) dramatic duel between Macron and Le Pen expected initially, we have instead a […]

| 21 January 2022 |

Author’s Response: Soldiers of God in a Secular World (Sarah Shortall)

** This is the author’s response to a series of four reviews of her new book Soldiers of God in a Secular World: Catholic Theology and Twentieth-Century French Politics. Each […]

| 20 January 2022 |

Civic Duty and Racial Tyranny: Reading Tocqueville at the Limits of American Democracy

Almost two years ago, on a February day in 2020, three men chased Ahmaud Arbery through a coastal Georgia suburb with pick-up trucks and guns and killed him. Arbery was […]

Theological Malleability and the Counterpolitical

** This is the fourth and last in a series of four reviews of Sarah Shortall’s new book Soldiers of God in a Secular World: Catholic Theology and Twentieth-Century French […]

| 19 January 2022 |

The House of Fragile Things: Jewish Art Collectors and the Fall of France

A book review of James McAuley’s The House of Fragile Things: Jewish Art Collectors and the Fall of France (Yale University Press, 2021). In The House of Fragile Things, Washington […]

The Politics of the Supernatural

** This is the third in a series of four reviews of Sarah Shortall’s new book Soldiers of God in a Secular World: Catholic Theology and Twentieth-Century French Politics. Each […]

| 18 January 2022 |

The Politics of Ecclesiology

** This is the second in a series of four reviews of Sarah Shortall’s new book Soldiers of God in a Secular World: Catholic Theology and Twentieth-Century French Politics. Each […]

| 17 January 2022 |

They Saved the Church, but at What Cost?

** This is the first in a series of four reviews of Sarah Shortall’s new book Soldiers of God in a Secular World: Catholic Theology and Twentieth-Century French Politics. Each […]