Oecumene in The Times

By Lisa Pilgram · 7 April 2011

On 23 March 2011 The Times OU Supplement ‘Open Mind’ published an article on the Oecumene project. Under the heading of ‘East or West - We are more alike than we think’ Alan Copps of The Times interviewed Engin Isin and Lisa Pilgram about the reasons for starting this project and why Oecumene is so important, also right now in light of recent developments in the Arab world.

Alan Copps says that Arab rebels and China’s capitalists test our concept of citizenship… If you are interested to know more you can read the full article.

For more comments on recent developments in the Arab world, read and participate in our discussion on 'Were the Arabs awakened? Who decides?'

About the author

  • Lisa Pilgram

    Project Manager & PhD student
    Lisa Pilgram
    The Open University
    Lisa Pilgram joined the Open University as Senior Project Manager of the Oecumene 'Citizenship after Orientalism' project in July 2010. In October 2010 she started her PhD which will be closely... Read more

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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