Author: boyd-van-dijk

What We’re Reading This Week

Wünsdorf mosque – built by Allied Muslim POWs.

CAROLINE KAHLENBERG

Elizabeth Dore, ‘Which Way for Cuba?,’ Dissent.

Ab Cahan, ‘My First Pesach in America – In 1883,’ Forward.

Walter Johnson, ‘Guns in the Family,’ Boston Review.

Rachel Syme, ‘The Fate of the Juicy Couture Tracksuit in the Age of Athleisure,’ The New Yorker.

CHRIS SZABLA

Christian Schröder, ‘Der Islam gehört zu Preußen (‘Islam Belongs to Prussia’),’ Der Tagesspiegel.

Linda Colley, ‘Can History Help?,’ London Review of Books.

Pankaj Mishra, ‘Crisis in Modern Masculinity,’ The Guardian.

Priya Satia, ‘The Whitesplaining of History is Over,’ Chronicle of Higher Education.

JOSEPH SATISH

Sheila Jasanoff and Benjamin Hurlbut, ‘A Global Observatory for Gene Editing,’ Nature.

Aarthi Sridhar, ‘A Journey with the Sacred Chank,’ Frontline.

Ian Scoones, ‘Realising an Emancipatory Rural Politics in the Face of Authoritarian Populism,’ Open Democracy.

Jordan Collver, ‘My Evolution: Living Along the Spectrum of Science and Religion,’ Science Religion Spectrum.

What We’re Reading This Week

Book Cover ‘Zabiba and the King,’ Saddam Hussein

JAMES PARKER

Bronwen Everill, ‘Demarginalizing West Africa in the Age of Revolutions,’ Blog Age of Revolutions.

Miriam Abaya, ‘The Resignation of Old Leaders Does Not Guarantee a New Era of Leadership in Africa,’ Blog Africa@LSE.

Ben Reynolds, ‘Some Problems in the Theory of Imperialism,’ Fragments.

Adam J. Sacks, ‘”All Humans Are Born Equal”,’ Jacobin.

JOSHUA MILSTEIN

Samuel Loncar, ‘Decolonizing Philosophy,’ LA Review of Books Marginalia.

Andrea Kendall-Taylor and Erica Frantz, ‘Putin’s Seccession Conundrum,’Foreign Affairs.

Colin Dickey, ‘Why Dictators Write,’The New Republic.

Josh Freedman, ‘The Sincere Indignation of Simon Leys,’ LA Review of Books China Channel.

BOYD VAN DIJK

Adam Tooze, ‘Notes on the Global Condition,’ Blog Adam Tooze.

Jennifer Wilson, ‘Floating in the Air,’ The Nation.

Stephen Wertheim and Thomas Meaney, ‘When the Leader of the Free World Is an Ugly American,’ The New York Times.

Brian Urquhart, ‘One Angry Man,’ The New York Review of Books.

What We’re Reading This Week

MARTIN CREVIER Christopher Heaney, “As Peru Heads to the 2018 World Cup, Its Star Striker Has Three Inca Mummies to Thank,” The New Yorker. Monica Hesse, “The Secret History of America’s Ailing Presidents and the Doctors Who Covered Up For Them,” The Washington Post. Agnès de Féo, “Pourquoi on n’a aucun mal à dire coiffeuse beaucoup plus à…

What We’re Reading This Week

JOSHUA MILSTEIN Adam Tooze, ‘Notes on the Global Condition,’ Blog Adam Tooze. Mike Beggs, ‘The Keynesian Counterrevolution,’ Jacobin. Firat Haciahmetoglu, ‘The “World-Jewry” as a Misnomer for “the Globalists”: Heidegger and Anti-Semitism,’ The Philosophical Salon. Leon Aron, ‘Kingdom Come: Millenarianism’s Deadly Allure, from Lenin to ISIS,’ NYR Daily. JOSEPH SATISH Jabez T. Sutherland, ‘The New Nationalist…

What We’re Reading This Week

MEGHNA CHAUDHURI Carol Schaeffer, “Alt-Reich,” The Caravan. Riddhi Bhandari, “XQs X – A Conversation with Anand Vivek Taneja,” Chapati Mystery. Meagan Day, “The Shark and the Hound,” The Baftler. Charlotte Higgins, “The Cult of Mary Beard,” The Guardian. COLLIN BERNARD Nikhil Sonnad, “Tea if by Sea, Cha if by Land: Why the Word Only Has…