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Islam as European Heritage

Seminar

Seminar: Islam as European Heritage

This is a seminar in relation to the new research program Museological framings of Islam in Europe with experts on Islam in Europe, and in European museums. An open exploration with some of the leading experts on the subject on Islam as European heritage. The topic of Islam in Europe is at the center of political, social and academic interest. Often the discussions are framed in security and migration terms. How can our understanding of Islam in Europe be challenged and expanded by exploring Islam as a part of European heritage? What is heritage and what is its role in the formation of European identities? What are the roles of heritage institutions in constructing understandings of Islam in Europe?
At Världskulturmuseet, Södra vägen 54

Lecturer: Participants: Mirjam Shatanawi, Curator of the Middle East and North Africa, National Museum of World Cultures, Netherlands. Riem Spielhaus, Researcher at Erlangen Center for Islam and Law in Europe, Erlangen, Germany. Saphinaz Amal Naguib, Professor of Cultural History/Cultural Analysis at Oslo University. Sharon Macdonald, Alexander von Humboldt professor in Social anthropology, Institute for European ethnology, Humboldt University, Berlin. Moderator: Göran Larsson, Professor of Religious studies, University of Gothenburg

Date: 9/3/2015

Time: 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Categories: Interdisciplinary

Organizer: Critical Heritage Studies, University of Gothenburg. Dept. of Literature, History of Ideas, and Religion, University of Gothenburg. Museum of World Culture

Location: Södra Vägen 54, Världskulturmuseet

Additional information:
Islam as European Heritage.pdf

Contact person: Klas Grinell

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