Articles by Nojang Khatami

March 3, 2023

🦋 Democracy as dissent: lessons from outside the West

Nojang Khatami
There are good reasons to consider resistance a central element in any definition of democracy. Nojang Khatami invites us to look outside familiar Western experiences for resources of dissent
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Nojang Khatami
Postdoctoral Fellow, Justitia Center for Advanced Studies, Goethe University Frankfurt

Nojang's work in political theory engages with democracy and aesthetics in and beyond Western contexts.

He has published some of this research in the journals Constellations and Asian Cinema, as well as political commentary in the Boston Review.

Nojang is currently piecing together two book projects: one on exile and democracy, and a second on the politics of aesthetics beyond its iterations in the Western canon.

The underlying inquiry of these explorations is how traditions – far from being formed in isolation – continually challenge, inform, and augment one another.

He tweets @nojangkhatami

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