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Conf/Prog - Muslims, Migration and Sacred Objects, Aarhus, Moesgaard Museum, 2-­4 December 2015, Denmark

Event Date:

December 02, 2015 - December 04, 2015

Opportunity Cover Image - Conf/Prog - Muslims, Migration and Sacred Objects, Aarhus, Moesgaard Museum, 2-­4 December 2015, Denmark
December 2 
14:15-­‐16:00: FILM, ‘Visual Wednesday’, Pedram Khosronejad (University of Nantes) and Ingvild Flaskerud (Oslo University) will show extracts from their anthropological films anddiscuss with the audience (open event)
16.30-­‐17.00: Welcome 
17.00-­‐19.00: Guided tour at Moesgaard Museum
19.00: Dinner in the restaurant at Moesgaard Museum 
December 3
9.00 -­ 9.15: Morning coffee
9.15 - 10.30:  
•    The Multiple Migrations of the Whirling Dervish: Sufism and Holistic Health in Contemporary Cairo
Mark Sedgwick, Aarhus University
•    British Muslims, the Hajj and Sacred Objects 
Seán McLoughlin, University of Leeds
10.30-­‐10.45: Break
•    Early Islamic amulet cases in the David Collection
Joachim Meyer, The David Collection 
•    Every place is Karbala: The turba prayer stone as traveling soil
Thomas Fibiger, Aarhus University
12.00-­‐13.00: Lunch
•    The Flags from Karbala. Mediation of the Sacred in Migrancy
Ingvild Flaskerud, Oslo University
•    From Abstract Utopia to Concrete Practice and Place: Hizb ut-­‐Tarir
Members Caliphating
Kirstine Sinclair, University of Southern Denmark
14.15-­‐14.30: Break
•    On the matter of ignorance: Bedouin pasts and the problem of presence
Mikkel Bille, Roskilde University
•    The Migration of Sacred Nuristani Objects
Ulrik Høj, Aarhus University
15.45-­‐16.30: Wrap up – general discussion
19.00: Dinner in Town
December 4
9.00-­‐9.15: Morning coffee
•    Defilement of Muslim sacred objects in anti-­‐Islamic activism
Jonas Svensson, Linnaeus University
•    Banners during Tehran’s Muharram Rituals of Nasseri era (1831-­‐1896)
Pedram Khosronejad, University of Nantes
10.30-­‐10.45: Break
•    An amulet in Nørrebro, that you should (not) use for protection
Karen Waltorp, Aarhus University
•    The Prophet in Our Midst: Sacred objects among Muslims in Denmark
Mikkel Rytter, Aarhus University
12.00-­‐12.45: Wrap up -­‐   general discussion
13.00: Lunch at Moesgaard Museum
Conference abstracts are available here

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December 02, 2015


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