In focusing on local and regional elites, the aim of this conference is to understand how the authority and power of the caliphate was actualized within the daily lives of the empire’s inhabitants. Continue reading
The workshop wants to compare the dynamics in the so-called “Islamic center” (the Arabian Peninsula) with developments in the so called “Muslim Periphery”. It aims to problematize the discursive and lived interactions between gender, fashion, spirituality, religion, class, and ethnicity.
Ibadism and the Study of Islam: A view from the edge”
The Conference will locate the study of Ibadism interdisciplinarily as we examine how the spatial metaphor of center and edge, when applied to the study of Ibadism, can gesture to new research orientations in the field of Islamic studies.
Deadline for abstracts: 21 January 2019
Funded by the German Ministry for Research and Education, and since 2017 with the Leibniz-Association, the conference concludes the 12-year research programme “Muslim Worlds – Worlds of Islam?”
For registration, please send your details to the following address: MuslimWorlds2019@zmo.de