Contested Narratives in Islamic Central Asia
Workshop to mark the 10th anniversary of the Asian Dynamics Initiative, University of Copenhagen
Convenor: Ildikó Bellér-Hann, PI of the project “Between Homogenization and Fragmentation Textual Practices as Strategies of Integration and Identity Maintenance among the Uyghurs of Xinjiang, China (20th‒21st centuries)”, funded by Velux Fonden
|09:30-09:40||Welcome by Janus Hansen, Chair of Asian Dynamics Initiative|
|09:40-09:50||Introduction by Ildikó Bellér-Hann, Dept. of Cross-Cultural and Regional Studies, University of Copenhagen|
|09:50-10:50||Keynote speaker Ingeborg Baldauf, Institute of African and Asian Studies, Humboldt-University, Berlin
Did Chinggis Khan's grandmother have an illegitimate child?
|11:00-11:30||Mustafa Coşkun, Eberhard-Karls-Universität Tübingen
Past Perfect: Narratives of History, Heritage and Identity among the Kyrgyz
|11:30-12:00||Claus Pedersen, Dept. of Cross-Cultural and Regional Studies, University of Copenhagen
Legitimizing an Islamic government - Khomeini's layer-by-layer formulation of a new Twelver Shi'i narrative and a new role for the faqih
|13:00-13:30||Aysima Mirsultan, Dept. of Cross-Cultural and Regional Studies, University of Copenhagen
Narratives in legal documents from Xinjiang (1911-1949)
|13:30-14:00||Martin Lavička, Dept. of Asian Studies at Palacký University, Olomouc
Changing legal narrative concerning religious affairs in light of
amendments of Religious Affairs Regulations and Regulations of Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region on Religious Affairs
|14:15-14:45||Rune Steenberg, Dept. of Cross-Cultural and Regional Studies, University of Copenhagen
Narratives of Islamic revival in Xinjiang in the 2000s. The conceptual division of customs and religion
|14:45-15:15||Ildikó Bellér-Hann, Dept. of Cross-Cultural and Regional Studies, University of Copenhagen
Rulers, scholars, imams, merchants: Uyghur constructions of role-models in Xinjiang in the 21st century
All are welcome!
Room 4A-0-68 at KUA3
DK-2300 Copenhagen S
The red arrows mark the two main entrances.