Sindre Bangstad is discussing the question if the freedom of speech become freedom to hate? He takes part in a discussionforum well-known as the The Immanent Frame. The forum was founded in October of 2007 in conjunction with the Social Science Research Council’s program on Religion and the Public Sphere
In the May publication of Theory, Culture and Society the work of the influential poststructuralist and postcolonial anthropologist Saba Mahmood (UC Berkeley, USA) is being explored by Sindre Bangstad. Saba Mahmood’s work in anthropology adopts an Asadian and Butlerian approach, particularly in the seminal Politics of Piety.
In this article Signe Howell shows how farming tradition in Chewong areas in Peninsular Malaysia are being influenced by market economy. How inequalities are experienced and how the relations with outsiders influence daily life.