Radboud reflects lecture: New Silk Road (with sinologist Jue Wang) 24/06/2020 - Read More
Towards the globalisation of tradition 01/01/2018 - It is slowly becoming clear that the Atlantic Era was a historical exception, an anomaly during which one region provided the model for the entire world. We have arrived at a critical juncture in time: the Atlantic Era – a period that lasted five hundred years – is coming to an end. During this era,… Read More
Embedding Technopolis 14/08/2017 - The global village is under pressure. In order to protect local communities and their traditions, walls, real and symbolical, are erected across the globe. In Turkey, Russia and China cosmopolitanism seems to be giving way to rediscoveries of tradition like Ottomanism, Eurasianism and Confucianism. In Embedding Technopolis, Sheikh rethinks modernity and tradition and gives insight… Read More