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Category: Around the Network

The Political Theology Network is pleased to spread the word about conferences, calls for papers, and other announcements that fall within the wide ambit of political theology. If you’d like to share information about such an event, please contact us at politicaltheologynetwork@gmail.com.

In Memoriam Ranajit Guha—Anticolonial Political Theologian

Ranajit Guha had helped establish the Subaltern Studies school, and thus moulded the birth of postcolonial studies and non-Eurocentric global history. Guha was both a critical chronicler of the longue durée theological foundations of state and capital, as well as a bard of the ancient heritage of revolt against these structures of oppression.

<strong>Reclaiming Negritude in African Political Theology</strong>

In his book Senghor’s Eucharist, introduced here, David Tonghou Ngong focuses on Senghor’s poetry collection called Black Hosts as a starting point for understanding his political theology. He argues that Black Hosts is a Eucharistic theology that calls for the reclamation of the Eucharist for the remaking of the world.

Political Theology Network Conference: CFP Extended!

An updated date and call for the PTN Conference stream “Naming the Anthropos in Anthropocene: A Political Theology of (Hu)Man” has been released. See the call here.

<strong>A Novel Braj Poetics of Sainthood: An Interview with Dalpat Singh Rajpurohit</strong>

The following includes an introduction and an excerpt from an interview by Prashant Keshavmurthy (Associate professor of Persian-Iranian Studies at McGill University) with Dalpat Singh Rajpurohit (Assistant professor of South Asian Studies at the University of Texas at Austin). The discussion features Rajpurohit’s new book, Sundar ke svapn: ārambhik ādhuniktā, Dādūpanth aur Sundardās kī kavitā (2022).

Political Theology Network Conference: Call for Papers

We are pleased to invite proposals for the 2023 Political Theology Network
conference.

Pussy Riot and the Church

This piece is from the Political Theology Network archives originally posted on August 23, 2012.

Politics and Ritual: An Interview with Molly Farneth

The Center for Political Theology will be hosting a book launch for The Politics of Ritual on March 16, 2023 at 4:30pm in Garey Hall 10A, Villanova University. Please RSVP to denise.farrell@villanova.edu.

In Memoriam:                                                                      Metropolitan John D. Zizioulas and the Journey of Theology Toward the Future

The prominent Eastern Orthodox theologian Metropolitan John D. Zizioulas of Pergamon (Ecumenical Patriarchate) passed in Athens, on February 2, 2023.

Political Theology releases volume 24.1, a special issue on “The Political Imaginarium”

Read the Table of Contents of Political Theology’s most recent issue!

PTNCON23: Call for Seminar Streams

The Political Theology announces its 2023 conference and invites proposals for seminar streams.