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Sufi Teachings in the Postsecular West

International Workshop on Sufi responses to individual and global problems in the 21st century.

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torsdag 27. oktober 2022, kl. 10:00 - fredag 28. oktober 2022, kl. 16:00




Thursday, 27th October 2022

09.40-10.00: Welcome and Introduction
10.00-11.00: Marcia Hermansen, Loyola University Chicago, USA: Reconfiguring the Prophet in 21st Century Western Sufism
11.00-12.00: Simon Stjernholm, University of Copenhagen: Varieties of Islamic Neo-Traditionalism: Case Studies from Sweden
12.00-13.30: lunch
13.30-14.30: Mark Sedgwick, Aarhus University: Traditionalist Sufism and the Environment
14.30-15.30: William Rory Dickson, University of Winnipeg: Sufism and Pluralism: Classical and Contemporary Sufi Teachings on Religious Diversity and Spiritual Humanism
15.30-16.00: coffee break and discussion: relevant topics in research on Sufi teachings

Friday, 28th October 2022

10.00-11.00: Ricarda Stegmann, Aarhus University: Fighting the ego and living an authentic life – 21st century appropriations of a classical Sufi topos
11.00-12.00: Oleg Yarosh, Aarhus University: Spiritual quest as self-realization in Western Sufism
12.00-13.30: lunch
13.30-14.30: Catharina Raudvere, University of Copenhagen: Teaching and Learning –Two Sides of the
Same Coin? Some Reflections over Sufi Related Activities in Bosnia
14.30-15.30: Gianfranco Bria, University of Rome ‘Sapienza’: Reinventing Islamic mysticism in the post-socialist Albania: rediscovering the Bektashi legacy between tradition, progressivism and nationalism.
15.30-16.00: coffee and concluding discussion