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Workshop: Ritual and Nationalism in Sindh

International workshop

Ritual and Nationalism in Sindh

26 May 2011, Heidelberg University

Internationales Wissenschaftsforum Heidelberg, Hauptstraße 242

Convened by Jürgen Schaflechner with SFB 619 “Ritual Dynamik


Thursday 26 May 2011

9.00 – 10.00: Oscar Verkaaig, University of Amsterdam, Authenticating ethnic identity: pilgrimage and sacrifice in post-colonial Sindhi politics

10.00-11.00: Rémy Delage, Centre de Sciences Humaines, New Delhi, Muharram processions and ritual geography in central Sindh

11.15-12.15: Omar Kasmani, Frei Unviersity, Berlin, Riting out of line: amongst fakirs on the borderlands

13.30-14.30: Hasan Ali, SOAS, London,  The ritual and iconography of the Sabzwari Muharram ceremonies in Sehwan Sharif

14.30-15.30: Michel Boivin, CEIAS/EHESS, Paris, Articulating Sindhi culture and Sufi belonging through rituals

16.00-16.45: Jürgen Schaflechner, SAI, Heidelberg, Screening of the documentary film Agney Tirth Hinglaj. A pilgrimage in Baluchistan