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Contents

Introduction: The Event of Charlie Hebdo - Imaginaries of Freedom and Control
Bjørn Enge Bertelsen and Alessandro Zagato

  • The Barbariat and Democratic Tolerance
    Knut Rio
  • Charlie Hebdo: The West and the Sacred
    Axel Rudi
  • The Thoughtcrimes of an Eight-Year-Old
    Maria Dyveke Styve
  • Imaginaries of Violence and Surrogates for Politics
    Alessandro Zagato
  • Where Were You, Charlie? Contesting Voices of Political Activism in the Wake of a Tragedy
    Mari Hanssen Korsbrekke
  • Moral, All-Too Moral: Satire, Morality, and Charlie Hebdo
    Jacob Hjortsberg
  • On Blasphemy: The Paradoxes of Protecting and Mocking God
    Theodoros Rakopoulos

Afterword: When a Joke is Not a Joke? The Paradox of Egalitarianism
Bruce Kapferer

The Event of Charlie Hebdo

Imaginaries of Freedom and Control

Edited by Alessandro Zagato
Afterword by Bruce Kapferer

124 pages, 1 figure, Pocket Size 4.25” x 7”

ISBN  978-1-78533-075-9 Pb Published (September 2015)

eISBN 978-1-78533-076-6 eBook