Gastvortrag von Prof. Michel Boivin am 28. Juni 2013
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Prof. Michel Boivin mit dem Titel "Shrines, rituals and processions in Pakistan: Sehwan Sharif as a ritual city" ein.
Der Vortrag findet am Freitag, den 28.06.2013 um 18 Uhr im Raum E 11 des SAI statt.
Prof. Michel Boivin
Centre d’Études de l'Inde et de l'Asie du sud, Paris
Centre for Social Studies, Karachi
Shrines, rituals and processions in Pakistan:
Sehwan Sharif as a ritual city
In the book she has published in 1994, Paula Sanders has coined Fatimid Cairo as a ritual city. I wish to use this concept for the much more restricted urban space of Sehwan Sharif, in South-East Pakistan. Therefore, following Sanders, I shall look at how Sehwan was constructed through topography, shrines and ceremonies as a ritual city, how this ritual city was transformed over time and how the new meanings it acquired were in turn exploited to articulate changing social, religious, and finally political commitments. Donload Informationmaterial
Posted on 13 Jun 2013