Repercussions of Middle Eastern sectarian conflicts beyond the Middle East
Workshop in the SWAR series
Info about event
09:15-09:45 Presentation of the SWAR-project, its members and their research
Paulo Pinto (UFF, Rio de Janeiro) “Reshaping the Syrian Diaspora: The Syrian-Lebanese in Brazil and the Syrian Uprising”
Mara Leichtman (Michigan State University) “Not Everything Is Sectarianism: Reflections on Shi‘i Identity in West Africa”
Elvire Corboz (Edinburgh), “Shi‘i Discourses on Islamic Unity in the UK: Reconfiguring Majority-Minority Relations within Islam”
13:30-15:00 Lene Kühle (Aarhus), “Sunni-Shi’i Relations in Denmark: The little brother in front?”
Uzair Ahmed (Oslo) “Living Research: - Studying Sectarianism in Norway as an Insider”
15:15. Wrapping up.
Sponsored by the Danish Institute in Damascus and the Danish Research Council Project “SWAR – Sectarianism in the Wake of the Arab Revolts”.