The First Symposium: Citizenship after Orientalism

Monday, 6 February 2012, 10:00 - Saturday, 11 February 2012, 13:00
Milton Keynes

The Open University held its  first six-day Symposium 'Citizenship after Orientalism' in February 2012. The Symposium included the Conference 'Opening the Boundaries of Citizenship', an International PhD School 'Tracing Colonialism and Orientalism in Social and Political Thought', and a series of workshops addressing specific topics on critical new ways of conceptualising citizenship.

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The Symposium was organised by the European Research Council funded project Oecumene: Citizenship after Orientalism based at The Open University. The project will offer further symposiums, the next one of which will take place 12 - 13 November 2012 in London. Each symposium will focus on specific aspects connected with reconsidering citizenship beyond Eurocentrism.

Inaugural Lecture Professor Engin Isin (PDF document)139.72 KB
Script of Inaugural Lecture Engin Isin 7 February 2012 (PDF document)138.98 KB
Conference Programme Opening the Boundaries of Citizenship (PDF document)87.48 KB
Feedback form (Word document)163.24 KB

Oecumene: Citizenship after Orientalism is funded by an European Research Council (ERC) Advanced Grant (Institutions, values, beliefs and behaviour ERC-AG-SH2).

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