A source of perennial controversy—and a widely celebrated architectural achievement of early Byzantium—Hagia Sophia has switched hands more times than perhaps anyone cares to remember. Continue reading Relics of Triumphalism
Human rights might have universal affectations, but a closer look reveals that they are bound (quite tightly) by space and time. They are adopted by a variety of political actors who render them, frequently in different ways, palatable to indigenous sensibilities. Continue reading The BJP’s Right to Dominate Kashmir
Revolution, often affected through battered souls ambushed by endless hardship, has taken on a romantic flavor in history classes. Continue reading Can a Nonhumanitarian Ethics Address Economic Inequality?
Can natural law then be reasonably understood as a response to a secular human rights agenda that religious conservatives may see as inadequately equipped to the respond to the challenges modernity has created? Continue reading Provincializing Natural Law and Secular Human Rights