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Catharina Raudvere

Catharina Raudvere

Professor

 

Ongoing project: "The Many Roads in Modernity"

www.modernity.ku.dk

 

Major areas of research

* contemporary Islam, especially in the Balkans and Turkey

* Sufism and Sufi communities

* Muslim rituals and everyday religion; leadership and legitimacy

and also

* religion and politics

* religion, aesthetics and the representation of the past

* Muslim communities in Europe 

 

and an old interest in Old Norse mythology

 

Some recent publications 

book

2014. Islam. An Introduction. I.B. Tauris: London.

edited books

* 2012. Rethinking the Space for Religion. New Actors in Central and Southeast Europe on Religion, Authenticity and Belonging Catharina Raudvere, Krzysztof Stala and Trine Stauning Willert(eds). Lund: Nordic Academic Press.

 * 2012. More than Mythology. Religious Studies Perspectives on Old Norse Religion. Catharina Raudvere and Jens Peter Schjødt (eds). Lund: Nordic Academic Press

 * 2009. Sufism Today. Heritage and Tradition in the Global Community, Catharina Raudvere and Leif Stenberg (eds) London: I.B. Tauris.

Some recent chapters and articles

* in press ”Associations, Connections, Representatives. A Swedish Bosnian Muslim community in a Transforming Urban Landscape”, Challenging Identities. European Horizons, ed. Peter Madsen (Advances in Sociology). New York: Routledge.

* 2015. "Meeting Hardship, Illness and Malice. Valter W. Forsblom and His Documentation of Healing Practices in Swedish Speaking Finland 1913-1917" Arv, vol. 70. p. 147-166.

* 2013. ”The Pedagogical Virtues of Comparison: Jacob Jonas Björnståhl in Constantinople 1776-79” in Early Scientific Expeditions and Local Encounters. New Persepctives on Carsten Niebuhr and ’The Arabian Journey’, (ed.) Ib Friis, Michael Harbsmeier and Jørgen Bæk Simonsen. København: Det Kongelige Danske Videnskabernes Selskab. p. 149-160.

* 2013. ”Women and Sufism. Contemporary Thought and Practice” in The Oxford Encyclopedia of Islam and Women, Natana J. De-Long Bas (ed.), Oxford: Oxford University Press.

* 2012. “Claiming Heritage, Renewing Authority. Sufi-orientated Activities in post-Communist Bosnia-Herzegovina”, European Journal of Turkish Studies, vol. 13:2-14.

* 2012. ”Textual and Ritual Command.  Muslim Women as Keepers and Transmitters of Religious Knowledge in Contemporary Bosnia” in in Women, Leadership and Mosques: Changes in Contemporary Islamic Authority edited by Hilary Kalmbach and Masooda Banu. Leiden: Brill. p. 259-78.

* 2012. ”Exploring the Particular in a Global World. Three Contemporary Bosnian Theological Writers on Islam, Sufism, Authenticity and National Belonging” in Rethinking the Space for Religion. New Actors in Central and Southeast Europe on Religion, Authenticity and Belonging Catharina Raudvere, Krzysztof Stala and Trine Stauning Willert(eds). Lund: Nordic Academic Press. p. 259-281. 

* 2012. ”Tolkning, tradition och konflikt. Sufism som markör för nationell identitet och transnationell auktoritet i dagens Bosnien”, Din. Tidskrift för religion og kultur 1/2012. p. 9-26.

* (in press) ”Women and Sufism. Contemporary Thought and Practice” in The Oxford Encyclopedia of Islam and Women, Natana J. De-Long Bas (ed.), Oxford: Oxford University Press.

Academic Memberships

* fellow of the Royal Academy of Letters, History and Antiquities, Stockholm, 2005

* fellow of the Royal Gustavus Adolphus Academy, Uppsala, 2010 

* fellow of the Royal Danish Academy of Sciences and Letters, 2011

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