Publications


Journal article

Rejecting the Rhetoric of Uniqueness: The First Step Towards Semitic Solidarity
By Anya Topolski
forthcoming
Jewish Quarterly


Blog Post

Blue Religion
By Justine M. Bakker
November 2020
CounterPoint: Navigating Knowledge


Journal article

Bodin Now; or, What’s Wrong With Intellectual History?
By Anya Topolski
August 2020
Political Theology

In the Special Issue of the Journal Political Theology on Jean Bodin’s and the Sovereignty of Exclusion. Co-edited with James Renton. Issue 6, Volume 21, 2020. 475-478.

Blog Post

Covid-19 and Environmental Racism in Louisiana’s ‘Cancer Alley’.
By Justine M. Bakker
May 2020
CounterPoint: Navigating Knowledge.

Justine Bakker, “Covid-19 and Environmental Racism in Louisiana’s ‘Cancer Alley’.” For CounterPoint: Navigating Knowledge. May 13, 2020.

Journal article

The Dangerous Discourse of the ‘Judeo-Christian’ Myth: Masking the Race-Religion Constellation in Europe.
By Anya Topolski
April 2020
Patterns of Prejudice

Genealogies of ‘Jews’ and ‘Muslims’: Social Imaginaries in the Race–Religion Nexus. A special issue guest-edited by Yolande Jansen and Nasar Meer Volume 54. Issue 1 & 2. 71-90.

Journal article

Nation-States, the Race-Religion Constellation, and Diasporic Political Communities: Hannah Arendt, Judith Butler, and Paul Gilroy
By Anya Topolski
March 2020
The European Legacy

Special Issue of the Journal The European Legacy Judith Butler’s Parting Ways or Ways of Cohabitation. Guest Editors: Anya Topolski & Louis Klee. Volume 25, Issue 3. 266-281.

Journal article

Is Islamophobia (Always) Racism?
By Anna Sophie Lauwers
December 2019
Critical Philosophy of Race

Recent scholarship increasingly defines Islamophobia as a form of racism. The possibility that Islamophobia could also manifest itself as religious or cultural bigotry is generally overlooked. This article argues that although anti-Islam bigotry is intertwined with anti-Muslim racism, the two are conceptually distinct. Making this distinction allows us to better analyze, unmask, and critically assess Islamophobia. The article conceptually explores the similarities and differences between anti-Muslim racism and anti-Islam bigotry.

Blog post

Offshore: Descending into the Blue Humanities.
By Justine M. Bakker
November 2019
CounterPoint: Navigating Knowledge

Justine Bakker, “Offshore: Descending into the Blue Humanities.” For CounterPoint: Navigating Knowledge. November 6, 2019.

Journal article

Hidden Presence: Race and/in the History, Construct and Study of Western Esotericism
By Justine M. Bakker
July 2019
Religion

Justine Bakker, “Hidden Presence: Race and/in the History, Construct and Study of Western Esotericism” (journal article in Religion, advance online publication July 2019)

Journal article

The Race-Religion Intersection: A European Contribution to the Critical Philosophy of Race
By Anya Topolski
April 2018
Critical Philosophy of Race

This article traces the hidden race-religion constellation in Europe. The term “race-religion constellation” refers to the connection or co-constitution of the categories of race and “religion.”

Journal article

Good Jew, Bad Jew: ‘Managing’ Europe’s Others.
By Anya Topolski
November 2017
Ethnic and Racial Studies

Special issue 'Islamophobia and Surveillance: Genealogies of a Global Order'. Ed. James Renton.