Joseph J. Kaminski

Joseph J KAMINSKI is an Associate Professor and Department Chair of International Relations at the International University of Sarajevo in Bosnia and Herzegovina.  His research focuses on the intersection of politics, religion, and sociology with a focus on the Muslim world.


Contributions by Joseph J. Kaminski


Depicting the Undepictable: the word, the image, the divine and Islam

"Aniconism and iconoclasm are inherent within" Islam, writes Joseph J. Kaminski in this response to episode 328. Scholars of Islam and Muslims alike should be wary of images and the ways in which they create "an artificial frame" for understanding religious encounters.