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Read more about the project team, advisory board and activist network forming the Oecumene project
Engin Isin, Anne McNevin and Kim Rygiel discuss 'Citizens without frontiers' (42 mins)
Engin Isin and Rada Iveković discuss 'Citizens without frontiers' (34 mins)
This project explores how the concept of citizenship is being redefined around the world. At a time when momentous world events, from the Arab Spring to Occupy, call for a deeper understanding of the purpose and power of citizenship, this project opens up the boundaries of citizenship by exploring political subjectivities within and outside ‘Europe’ broadly understood. It starts with a profound tension between two different institutions: citizenship, the process by which political subjectivity is recognised and enacted, and orientalism, the process by which Europe is considered the birthplace of ‘universal ideas’ such as democracy, secularism, rights, and capitalism. What is the tension? Read on...
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