The Theological Foundations of Theo-Popular Sovereignty in Islam

Event Date: 
Wednesday, February 19, 2014
Event Time: 
12:00 p.m.
Location: 
012 Bendheim Hall

The Liechtenstein Institute on Self-Determination's Program on Religion, Diplomacy and International Relations (PORDIR) weekly lunch seminar will feature Andrew March, Associate Professor of Political Science at Yale University, as the guest speaker on Wednesday, February 19, 2014. PORDIR lunches are open to program fellows and invited faculty only.

Andrew March's research and teaching focus on political theory, contemporary philosophical liberalism, Islamic political thought, Islamic law, religion and political theory, and comparative political theory. He is Editor-in-Chief of Yale University Press's World Thought in Translation Series. He is the author of Islam and Liberal Citizenship: The Search for an Overlapping Consensus (Oxford, 2009), and was a Recipient of the Award for Excellence in the Study of Religion from American Academy of Religion in the constructive-reflective studies category.