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Author: Ward Vloeberghs

parcel and, on the border of the souq, a stone building with two storeys. While the upper floor served for living and as a reception room on the ground floor the ṭarīqa organised its five daily prayers as well as dhikrs. Little more is known about this place of worship related to “Abu Nasr,” except

In: Architecture, Power and Religion in Lebanon
Author: M. Toksöz

a unit of local government (her köy bir belediye dairesidir).84 In the absence of state funds or additional taxes, municipal councils resorted to local wealth, facilitating private enterprises. Such local resourcing, in my mind, motivated and facilitated the establishment of the office of the

In: Nomads, Migrants and Cotton in the Eastern Mediterranean

life, and chairwoman of the Association for the Support of Contemporary Living ( Çağdaş Yaşamı Destekleme Derneği , çydd ), a secular civil society civil society civil society organisation mainly working for girls’ education, who was interrogated and her house and offices raided in April

In: Turkey: The Pendulum between Military Rule and Civilian Authoritarianism

. Amasi, as revealed by his name, was a native of Amasya and came from a local family of scholars, Sufis, and officials, the Gümüşlüzade. Information on his life is very scarce; it seems that he was taken as a hostage to Shirvan by Timur, together with his uncle Pir İlyas Sücaeddin, the mufti of the city

In: A History of Ottoman Political Thought up to the Early Nineteenth Century
Author: Brecht De Smet

-criticism and perception of inborn weakness, was in the revolutionary climate turned outwards as positive energy and a discovery of self-worth, real rather than superficial connectedness to others, and limitless power to change frozen reality. bamyeh 2011 Technical Assistance Tahrir became a project of life

In: A Dialectical Pedagogy of Revolt
Author: Herbert Kelman

My engagement with the Israeli–Palestinian conflict – both personal and professional – has deep roots in my life history. I was born into a Jewish family in Vienna in 1927. I was 11 years old at the time of Austria’s Anschluss to Nazi Germany. Soon after the Anschluss, my 13-year-old sister and I

In: Recognition as Key for Reconciliation: Israel, Palestine, and Beyond
Author: L. Westra

to statehood are that it is living, or could live a decent communal life which would be protected or enhanced by statehood, so long as the life of similar groups is not thereby worsened in a way that they have a right to avoid (Gilbert 1994: 123). Paul Gilbert is here attempting to set the limits

In: Globalization, Violence and World Governance
Author: Brecht De Smet

molecular movements. In precisely the same sense, the living cell is the real unit of biological analysis because it preserves the basic characteristics of life that are inherent in the living organism.1 Vygotsky 1987a, 46 According to Blunden, Vygotsky deployed ‘joint artifact-mediated action’ as his

In: A Dialectical Pedagogy of Revolt
Author: Ahmet Şeyhun

those you worship came together they could not create a fly.” We must always remember that, in the cosmos, even the most powerful government or mighty ruler would not appear even as the smallest organism, a microbe, and would be less significant than a cell. In his short life, man cannot enjoy this

In: Islamist Thinkers in the Late Ottoman Empire and Early Turkish Republic
Author: Hani Hamza

motivated by internal politics than expressive of a genuine desire for territorial gains. The surplus of the vast resources of the sultanate therefore was not wasted on foreign campaigns but rather was put to alternative uses, such as the devel- opment of the country; for the purchase of young Mamlūks

In: Material Evidence and Narrative Sources