ENIS/NISIS-MIDA Spring School Indonesia 2022 21-27 March 2022 Sunan Kalijaga State Islamic University, Yogyakarta, Indonesia Deadline : November 1st, 2021 The international Spring School “Mobility and mobilisation in Islamic societies” is co-organised by the European Network for Islamic Studies (ENIS), formed by the European Research Program “Mediating Islam in the Digital Age” (MIDA) and the Netherlands Interuniversity School of Islamic Studies (NISIS), Sunan Kalijaga S
We are happy to announce the most recent publication of Rukayyah Reichling, one of our Early Stage Researchers based in Amsterdam: "A view on a forbidden city: The first documentary about the Muslim pilgrimage to Mecca." In her article, Rukayyah tells us the remarkable story of George Krugers (1890-1964), the first cameraman to produce a full-fledged documentary about the Muslim pilgrimage to Mecca. Supported by colonial institutions as well as his personal network, Krugers a
Condensing a whole doctoral research project into THREE minutes – is that even possible? Yes, it is! Rukayyah Reichling, our Early Stage Researcher from the University of Amsterdam, dared to face that challenge and was very successful! Her pitch was selected among the top 3 of the Faculty of Humanities. Here is her 3 min pitch: Congratulations Rukayyah! #MIDA #DigitalAge #3MTthesis #outreach #UniversityofAmsterdam #UvA #film #photography #colonialperiod #hajj #Mecca #pilgrima
Hayat Douhan works on diasporic Islam among Moroccan Muslims in Germany. Her main question is how the digitization influences the religious practices. You can fin more information here: https://www.itn-mida.org/esr10-hayat-douhan #itn_mida #h2020 #msca #islam #digitization #rituals #digital
For a decade, TRT (Turkish state broadcaster) has been increasingly producing TV series about Ottoman history. One of the most popular historical drama is "Payitaht: Abdülhamid," which focuses on the final decade of Sultan Abdülhamid II's reign (r.1876-1909). TV series portrayed the sultan as an ideal and just ruler and striving to defend the interests of the Ottoman Empire against domestic and foreign threats as a matter of survival. The drama's plot develops as the Sultan
"Islamophobia or Liberty of Expression: How the Image of Islam is Debated on Social Media" Aydin Zeynep works on how we talk about Islam online. More information about Zeynep's research: https://www.itn-mida.org/esr14-zeynep-aydin #itn_mida #islam #socialmedia #h2020 #msca #islamophobia #image #hate
WORKSHOP: The Popular Outreach of Turkish TV Series (6-10 December 2021) "The Turkish dizi (television series) has yielded a highly profitable industry that, under the influence of Turkey’s “authoritarian turn”, has also developed into an effective tool for exerting political soft power at home and in the world.
This workshop aims to investigate the socio-political impact of Turkish television series on a national level, as well as its outreach to the international worl
What is the experience of the majlis sermon online and offline? How is it different and similar for both practitioners, & for the ethnographer? Aleeha Ali's research deals with religious rituals and the influence of digitization. For more information, click here #itn_mida #h2020 #MSCA #majlis #islam #anthropology #digitization #offline #ritual #islamicstudies
MIDA celebrates together with the European Union! Explore our events and activities and learn more. Check out the virtual space and try to find the cinema (Photo) in the Commission Headquarters! LINK: https://europeday.europa.eu/index_en Directly to the virtual space: https://discovr-360.eu/europeday2021/ #MSCA #H2020 #itn_mida #europeday
Mohamed El-Moursi is one of our Early-Stage Researchers from the MIDA project. His research focuses on the character and self-description of Abd Allāh B. Buluggīn, the last Zirid ruler of Granada, in his book al-Tibyān. Recently, Mohamed has finished his online secondment with our partner BRILL, a leading academic publishing house in the field of Islamic Studies based in the Netherlands. In the framework of this internship, Mohamed explored different sectors at BRILL, carried
Each week we introduce one of the keynote speakers for the ENIS/MIDA Summer School “Spoken Images of/in Islam,” which takes place from 5-9 July 2021. Christian Junge is a lecturer and researcher in the field of modern Arabic literature and culture at the Center for Near and Middle Eastern Studies (CNMS), Marburg (Germany) since 2015. He studied Comparative Literature and Arabic Studies in Berlin, Paris and Cairo.
He is fellow of the Arab German Young Academy, co-director of
Each week we introduce one of the keynote speakers for the ENIS/MIDA Summer School “Spoken Images of/in Islam,” which takes place from 5-9 July 2021. Today we would like to introduce Dr. Carmen Pérez González, Bergische Universität Wuppertal. Pérez González did her doctorate on „A Comparative Visual Analysis of Nineteenth Century Iranian Portrait Photography and Persian Painting“. Recently she was working on Iranian Poems: „Written Images: Poems On Early Iranian Portrait Stud
Each week we introduce one of the keynote speakers for the ENIS/MIDA Summer School “Spoken Images of/in Islam,” which takes place from 5-9 July 2021. Dr. Ali Sonay works at the Institute for Islamic Studies and Modern Oriental Philology at the University of Bern. His research interests are media systems in Morocco, Tunisia and Turkey, Technological change and the societies in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA region), Social movements in the MENA region, Modern history o
Each week we introduce one of the keynote speakers for the ENIS/MIDA Summer School “Spoken Images of/in Islam,” which takes place from 5-9 July 2021. Dr. Berfin Emre Cetin is Senior Lecturer in the Communications and Media programme at London College of Communication (LCC). Berfin has completed her PhD at the University of Essex in the Department of Sociology in 2013. Her PhD explored the representation of nationalism and masculinity in a popular long running Turkish TV se
In the next seminar organized by the Amsterdam Centre for Urban History, our ESR Rukayyah Reichling will present us with her ongoing research about Mecca. Drawing on visual material from the late Dutch colonial period, she will in her paper uncover the colonial gaze that was directed towards the most holy city of Islam. When?
18 March 2021 3.30-5 p.m. Where? On ZOOM All are welcome to attend! More information and registration here. #Mecca #hajj #UrbanHistory #HistoricalPhotog
We are happy to present the next keynote speaker for the ENIS/MIDA Summer School “Spoken Images of/in Islam,” Prof. Edhem Eldem (Boğaziçi University and Collège de France). He will give a lecture on “The Ottoman trial with Western images, symbols, and texts.”
Edhem Eldem is a professor at the Department of History of Boğaziçi University and holds the International Chair of Turkish and Ottoman History at the Collège de France. He has taught at Berkeley, Harvard, Columbia, EHES
We like to draw your attention to this ACMES Workshop on Zoom, starting today at 12 am. Our ESR Elmozfar Kotoz Abdelhafiz will give a speech about "Digital metadata as a historical source." The workshop´s topic is "Fieldwork and Data Collection in Middle Eastern Studies during a pandemic". Participate and enjoy! #workshop2021 #universityofamsterdam #centreformiddleeasternstudies #itn_mida #digital_age #h2020 #MSCA
This interview was published as part of a podcast series on Standplaats Wereld (www.standplaatswereld.nl), an anthropology blog created by the department of Social and Cultural Anthropology at Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam. The host of the Standplaats Wereld podcast, Puck de Boer, talks with Aleeha Ali, a PhD candidate and MIDA early career researcher. Their conversation touches upon: - Aleeha's PhD research amongst Shi'a Muslims in Europe, religious practices and digitization
It is with great pleasure and honor that I announce my participation at the Third International Conference on Mosque Architecture (ICMA), which theme is « Mosque : Building Crosses Cultures », due to be held in Sarajevo between the 6th and 9th of September 2021. The conference is organized jointly by the Abdullatif Alfozan Award for Mosque Architecture and the University of Sarajevo.
In the scope of the conference, I replied to a call for paper launched in November 2020, and