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Santiago Slabodsky

Abstract In this article, I re-evaluate critiques of Levinas’s Eurocentrism by exploring his openness to decolonial theory. First, I survey Levinas’s conceptual confrontation with imperialism, showing that his early Eurocentric work (1930s–1960s) is revised in his later writing (1970s–1980s). Second, I

Kevin van Bladel

–3, feel the need to forestall charges of eurocentrism in their use of Roman sources on Sasanian Iran. By contrast Waters ( Ancient Persia , p. 219) recognizes that “the unavoidable reliance on ancient Greek sources is not entirely negative” in dealing with the Achaemenid period. Strootman (“The Seleukid

Asher Salah

contributes to undermining the traditional taxonomies of travel literature and adds a further degree of complexity to the otherwise monolithic and at times misleading concepts of “Eurocentrism” and “Orientalism.” 1. Romanelli’s Look at the Other: Arabs and Muslims The Masa Ba-’Arav is full of


Pieter B. Hartog

(Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2015), 3–31. 65 Anthony Giddens, Sociology , 6th ed. (Malden: Polity, 2009), 108–51. The association of globalisation with modernisation and capitalism has been criticised for echoing Western biases and Eurocentrism. See Jan Nederveen Pieterse, Globalization and

Martina Urban

’ Ethik des Judentums . 54 Similar to Cohen, Koigen objects to the attribution of the Jewish ethos to innate ethnic characteristics. Yet Koigen’s Eurocentrism, expressed in his ideal type of the “homo europaicus” who unites the “Semitic and Arian qualities” and embodies the prin- ciples of a “volitionally

Tahir Abbas

, community-building and change (Bristol: Policy Press, 2014). 21 Salman S. Sayyid, A Fundamental Fear: Eurocentrism and the Emergence of Islamism (London and New York: Zed, 2003). 22 Tahir Abbas, ‘Muslim Minorities in Britain: Integration, Multiculturalism and Radicalism in the Post-7/7 Period