Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin - Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences - Institute of Asian and African Studies

Cross-Section Islam in Asian and African Societies

Here you get an overview of the Department for Islam in Asian and African Societies
moscheeeingang foumban schnittView from a minaret in Foumban (Northwest-Cameroon), © Karin Teuber


Public Talk & Book Review 27th November 16-18



Islam in Central Asia and The Caucasus since the Fall of the Soviet Union, Hurst & Company: London, 2018,

by Bayram Balci


Wednesday, 27 November, 2019, 4:00 - 6:00 pm (c.t.)

IAAW, Invalidenstraße 118, room 217

Host: Querschnittsbereich Islam in den Gesellschaften Asiens und Afrikas, IAAW

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Project Tutorial: Pictures of Fear? Visual Anthropology of islamophobic Objects in Berlin

In the first phase the concept of ‘Islamophobia’ with be examined with regard to fear and compared with other concepts in order to develop a usable definition. In the second phase
the participants will be tasked with visually capturing objects in Berlin which invoke a suspected Islamophobia. In the third phase these objects will be analysed in terms of the construction and spread of fear, with the use of various scientific methods. The image and the results of the analysis will be placed online alongside contextualising information such as location and associated discourses with the aim of contributing to the discussion on ‘Islamophobia’ in public.

Book Launch: Mobilities, Boundaries, and Travelling Ideas

The launch of the new collected volume 'Mobilities, Boundaries, and Travelling Ideas: Rethinking Translocality Beyong Central Asia and the Caucasus', eds. Manja Stephan-Emmrich and Philipp Schröder (2018), will take place on:

Thursday, 6th December, 2018, from 19:00 onwards at Zentrum für Osteuropa- und internationale Studien (ZOiS), Mohrenstraße 60, 10117 Berlin.

The event will be in English and German.

For more information, please consult the venue's website.