• Press & Media

    Hashas’ work on European Islam in Farsi

    Hashas’ work on European Islam in Farsiاسلام اروپایی؛ دین، اخلاق، سیاست و مدرنیته‌ی پایدار اسلام اروپایی؛ دین، اخلاق، سیاست و مدرنیته‌ی پایدار   میثم بادامچی کتاب انگاره‌ی اسلام اروپایی؛ دین، اخلاق، سیاست و مدرنیته‌ی پایدارنوشته‌ی محمد حصحاص (۲۰۱۹، انتشارات راتلج) می‌خواهد رویکرد جدید و متفاوتی را به مطالعه‌ی اسلام در اروپا، یا به تعبیر نویسنده «اسلام اروپایی»، ارائه دهد. حصحاص فارغ‌التحصیل و پژوهشگر فلسفه‌ی سیاسی دانشگاه لوییس رم در ایتالیا و زاده‌ی مراکش است. انگاره‌ی اسلام اروپایی مبتنی بر پایان‌نامه‌ی دکترای نویسنده است و (علاوه بر مقدمه و مؤخره) هشت فصل دارد. روش‌شناسیِ به کار رفته در کتاب به قول نویسنده تلفیقی است از الهیات، الهیات سیاسی، فلسفه‌ی سیاسی و اخلاق‌شناسی. منظور از…

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    Moroccan elections of 08 September 2021 (in Arabic) حول إنتخابات 08 شتنبر 2021 بالمغرب

    Moroccan elections of 08 September 2021 حول نتائج انتخابات 08  شتنبر بالمغرب   محمد حصحاص، باحث مغربي مقيم بروما 09  شتنبر 2021   هذه عَشرُ ملاحظات سريعة حول نتائج انتخابات 08  شتنبر:    1. تَعلَمَ غالبية وعامة المغاربة السياسة من الحياة اليومية، وأصبحوا براغماتيين. صوتوا على حزب العدالة والتنمية الاسلامي المعتدل بداية ما كان يسمى بالربيع العربي سنة 2012، بعد دستور 2011 ، وجددوا فيه الثقة في انتخابات سنة 2016، وها هم الآن يعاقبونه أشد العقاب، فقد إحتل الصف الأخير بين الأحزاب الكبرى ب 12 مقعد فقط، بعدما كان يحصد حوالي مئة وتزيد في الاستحقاقات الانتخابية السابقة. 2. كانت هناك ضرورة تاريخية للتغيير مع بداية الربيع العربي، ولم يكن هناك بديل في المجتمع، فدخل وأُدخِل الحزب المعمعة، ومرر بعض أسوأ السياسات…

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    Who was Mohamed Waqidi? Redefining Epistemology from the Southern Shore

    Who was Mohamed Waqidi? Redefining Epistemology from the Southern ShoreMohammed Hashas 8 August 2021 There is a lot of ideology – i.e. politics at large – behind what we know, how we know, and what we do not know. Time, space, family, society, egoism, and the political world order we are born into are all major factors that impact our limited view of the things around us. Even in our scholarly studies, which are supposed to be “neutral” and “objective”, there is always the personal, and/or the political, whether we admit it or not. The most we can do to be balanced in our views is to control both the personal…

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    A Tribute to the late Modernist Moroccan Philosopher Mohammed Sabila

    Mohammed Sabila, an important Moroccan and Arab scholar-philosopher, died on June 19th (1942 – 19 July 2021, Morocco) because of complications due to Covid-19. While he is little known in the non-Arabic speaking world, tributes written about him by prominent scholars that were either influenced by his work, or were his students and colleagues, are a testimony to the large role he played in introducing modern philosophy to Moroccan universities, Moroccan intellectual culture, and Arab culture at large. He was mourned in various widely-circulated Arab language newspapers, like Alaraby (London/Qatar), Aawsat (London/Saudi Arabia), Almayadeen (Beirut), Alittihad (Abu Dhabi), and many others.

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    Islam on the Edges EP4 – Islamic Thought in Morocco: Philosophy and Muslim Feminism

    In this episode, “Islam on the Edges” travels to a traditional edge of the Muslim and Arab worlds, Morocco. Often overlooked in the study of Islam and Islamic thought, Moroccans see themselves as part of the larger Arab/Islamic world and consciousness. Due to its rich Islamic traditions and the encounter with the European colonizers and thought, the Moroccans have developed a strand of Islamic thought that is both thought-provoking and innovative. In the first part of this podcast, Islam on the Edges host Dr. Ermin Sinanovic talks with Dr. Mohammed Hashas about the emergence of modern and contemporary Islamic thought in Morocco throughout the twentieth century. Dr. Hashas does so…

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    Al-Jazeera interview with Mohammed Hashas on Trusteeship Paradigm and Islamic Ethics (in Arabic)

    “الأخلاق الإسلامية ونسق الائتمانية” كتاب جديد يناقش مفهوم طه عبد الرحمن عن التراث والحداثة لا يزال موضوع الأخلاق والدين والحداثة يشغل نقاشات الفلسفة العربية المعاصرة، وبشكل خاص منذ صاغ المفكر والفيلسوف المغربي طه عبد الرحمن مفهوم “الائتمانية” معتبراً أن “تمتُّع الإنسان بحرية الاختيار -منذ وجوده في العالم الغيبي- يجعله يُرجع العمل التعبّدي والعمل التدبيري في العالم المرئي إلى أصل واحد هو الائتمان الإلهي”. وفي سعيها لدراسة هذه الفكرة، التقت الجزيرة نت المؤلف محمد حصحاص، باحث أول في مركز لا بيرا للتاريخ والعقائد الإسلامية في باليرمو، وهو أيضا عضو هيئة تدريس في قسم العلوم السياسية بجامعة لويس غويدو كارلي في روما، كما شارك في تحرير كتاب “الإسلام والدولة والحداثة: محمد عابد الجابري ومستقبل العالم…

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    After COVID-19, only a “middle way” can save us

    If you visited the Museum of Contemporary Art in Palermo, Italy, located in the eighteenth-century Palace Belmonte Riso, in the ancient Corso Vittorio Emanuele in the city centre, a simple work of art, a painting in the stairs that lead you from the first floor to the second, reads “In the middle of” — Nel Mezzo di. It is written three times in big capital letters, in both Italian and English. Until the end of February, before the country-wide lockdown due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the first floor of the museum was dedicated to the beautiful paintings of the self-made Sicilian artist Paolo Madonia and his “Burnt Art.” The paintings…

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    Cosa significa essere marocchino in Italia

    Cosa significa essere marocchino in Italia Il Secolo d’Italia ha pubblicato il 24 febbraio 2020 un articolo intitolato “Questionario indecente a scuola sui marocchini: «Faresti sesso…». Così schedano gli studenti”. Le domande del questionario tendono a descrivere “il marocchino” come straniero, di cultura inferiore, criminale, bisognoso e ladro delle opportunità di lavoro degli italiani. Il questionario viene somministrato in una scuola superiore di Clusone, in provincia di Bergamo. Una parte della società civile attiva ha risposto criticando questo tipo di questionario in ambito scolastico. L’ambasciata del Regno del Marocco ha risposto con indignazione e sorpresa al questionario, chiedendo alle autorità italiane di reagire al fatto adeguatamente. Io, come cittadino marocchino che vive in Italia…

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    Conversation with Mohammed Hashas on European Islam

    Conversation with Mohammed Hashas on European Islam Conversation conducted by: Harun Karčić European Islam is possible theologically for two main reasons; first, there are scholars or intellectuals, as well as imams who lead mosques and their local communities, who think that a European Islam is possible; it is not that different from saying “Arab Islam,” “Balkan Islam,” “Asian Islam,” “Russian Islam,” “Islam Latino,” etc. It means there is a cultural adaptation, and more importantly, a political-theology adaptation to the context. Of course these are concepts, but what is important is daily life, or what is political, and this is the second point, i.e.  whether this European Islam works, whether it…

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