Jeremy F. Walton

Jeremy F. Walton leads the research group, “Empires of Memory: The Cultural Politics of Historicity in Former Habsburg and Ottoman Cities,” at the Max Planck Institute for the Study of Religious and Ethnic Diversity in Göttingen, Germany. His first book, Muslim Civil Society and the Politics of Religious Freedom in Turkey (Oxford University Press, 2017) is an ethnography of Turkish Muslim NGOs, state institutions, and secularism.

Values and violence: Thoughts on Charlie Hebdo

The week after the massacre, Charlie Hebdo’s “All is forgiven" issue featured a cover depicting the prophet Muhammad in tears, holding a…

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