Is Benedict Anderson’s canonical “Imagined Communities” a good paradigm to understand Iranian nationalism? Continue reading Benedict Anderson’s “imagined communities”: is Iran based on ethnonationalism?
This essay explores Indonesia’s Islamic parties’ failure to gain power in the first republican years. Continue reading ESSAY – Islamic Parties in Indonesia in the 20th century: an analysis on their inability to gain power.
This essay analyses the two revolutions that changed Iran in the broader context of secular and Islamic political agendas. Continue reading ESSAY – Iran’s revolutions and and the historical conflict between Islamic and secular political agendas
This Essay explores the complicated and controversial relationships between collective memory and history in Japan. Continue reading ESSAY – Japan’s controversial past: was it convenient to ‘forget’ its colonial and imperial past?