Ruprecht-Karls-Universität Heidelberg
Neusprachliche Südasienstudien
SAI|Südasien-Institut
Jürgen Schaflechner

Jürgen Schaflechner

Room: 216
Phone: +49 (0)6221 548933
E-Mail: juergen.schaflechner@uni-heidelberg.de
Web:www.juergen-schaflechner.com
Office hours: none, because of an one year fellowship in Princeton
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Research

Curriculum Vitae

Teaching

Publications

Books:

2017 Hinglaj Devi: Identity, Change, and Solidification at a Hindu Temple in Pakistan. New York: Oxford University Press.

Chapters and Papers:

Shortly 'Making Hinduism: A case of governmentality at Hinglaj' in Ritual Journeys, eds. Christoph Bergmann & Jürgen Schaflechner. London et al.: Routledge. (peer reviewed).
Shortly 'Introduction: ritual journeys in South Asia' (with Christoph Bergmann) in Ritual Journeys, eds. Christoph Bergmann & Jürgen Schaflechner. London et al.: Routledge. (peer reviewed).
2018 'Blasphemy and the appropriation of vigilante justice in ‘hagiohistoric’ writing in Pakistan' in Blasphemy and Transgression in South Asia, eds. Kathinka Frøystad, Paul Rollier, & Arild Engelsen Ruud.
2018 'Introduction' in Pakistan. Parallel Narratives of the Nation-State, eds. Christina Oesterheld & Jürgen Schaflechner. Karachi: Oxford University Press.
2018 'Forced conversion and (Hindu) women’s agency in Sindh' republished in Pakistan. Parallel Narratives of the Nation-State, eds. Christina Oesterheld & Jürgen Schaflechner. Karachi: Oxford University Press.
2017 'Forced conversion and (Hindu) women’s agency in Sindh' in South Asia Chronicle. 7. Berlin. (peer reviewed).
2017 'Why does Pakistan’s horror pulp fiction stereotype ‘the Hindu’' in The Conversation.
(https://theconversation.com/why-does-horror-pulp-fiction-in-pakistan-demonise-hindu-characters-73885)
2016 '‘The Hindu’ in recent Urdu horror stories from Pakistan' in Zeitschrift für Indologie und Südasienstudien. Band 32. Bremen: Hempen Verlag. (peer reviewed).
2016 'What is lacking in the law on forced conversion' in The Herald, December issue. Karachi.
2015 'The mother and the other' in Muslim Wanderers in South Asia, eds. Michel Boivin & Remy Delage. London et al.: Routledge. (peer reviewed).
2015 'Denial and repetition: the solidification of tradition' in The Ambivalence of Denial. What’s Behind Denying Ritual?, eds. Ute Hüsken & Udo Simon. Wiesbaden: Harrassowitz. (peer reviewed).
2015 'Royal Asiatic Society' in Lexikon zur Überseegeschichte, ed. Hermann Hiery. Stuttgart: Franz Steiner Verlag. (peer reviewed).
2015 'Hinduism' (with Hans Hommes) in Lexikon zur Überseegeschichte, ed. Hermann Hiery. Stuttgart: Franz Steiner Verlag. (peer reviewed).
2015 'Economy of sacrifice: The Vagris of Karachi' in The Karachi Conference, ed. Sabiah Askari. Karachi: Cambridge Scholars Publishers. (peer reviewed).
2014 'The shrine of Hinglaj Devi' in The Herald, October issue. Karachi.

Edited Volumes:

2018 Pakistan. Parallel Narratives of the Nation-State, eds. Christina Oesterheld & Jürgen Schaflechner. Karachi: Oxford University Press.
2018 Ritual Journeys, eds. Christoph Bergmann & Jürgen Schaflechner. London et al.: Routledge. (peer reviewed)

Documentaries:

2016 Thrust Into Heaven (66 min)
Selected at: Sindhi Filmfestival, Paris 2016
SoSe Filmfestival, Jerewan 2017
2014 There They Call Us Hindus. Here We Are Pakistanis (52 min)
Selected at: FIFEQ, Quebec, Canada 2014
Bir Duino Human Rights Film Festival,
Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan 2014
Ethnocineca, Vienna, Austria 2015
2013 Mother Calling. Kali in Karachi (45 min)
Selected at: FIFEQ, Quebec, Canada 2014
One with a movie camera, Marburg, Germany 2013 Music Mela, Islamabad, Pakistan 2015
2012 Fakeera. An Unexceptional Story (8 min)
Selected at: Short on work, Modena, Italy 2012
Ethnocineca, Vienna, Austria 2013
2011 ... On Becoming Gods (43 min)
Screened at: University Heidelberg,
University of Vienna
2010 Agneya Tirtha Hinglaj (28 min)
Screened at: University Heidelberg

Trailer: MOTHER CALLING. KALI IN KARACHI





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