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

Media Citizenship, and Shi´i - Mobilization in an Indian Megacity

Vortrag von Prof. Patrick Eisenlohr (Center for Modern Indian Studies, Universität Göttingen)
  • When Feb 12, 2013 from 06:00 to 08:00 (Europe/Berlin / UTC100)
  • Where Humboldt Universität zu Berlin, Institut für Asien- und Afrikawissenschaften, Invalidenstr. 118, Raum 217
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Media activism among Shi’i Muslims in Mumbai attests to the global dimensions of religious mobilization, but is also influenced by state regimes of managing religious diversity. An advertizing campaign by a Shi’i Muslims combines religious propagation in a highly competitive religious environment with attempts to counteract the fragility of their citizenship.