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2013, Sat, Nov 16

Religious Metropolitan Mainstream

with Stephan Lanz, Mona Harb, Eda Ünlü-Yücesoy, Marloes Janson, Mustapha Adebayo Bello, Moderation: Werner Schiffauer

New middle-class forms of religion and religious economies establish themselves in urban spaces. Contributions from various metropolises will examine the associated changes in the social, architectural, and political landscapes of these cities.


Religious Metropolitan Mainstream: An Introduction

Stephan Lanz (urban researcher, Berlin)


Leisurely Islam: Morality & Geography in Beirut

Mona Harb (urban researcher, Beirut)


Elevated Landscapes of “Veiling” in Istanbul: Socio-spatial Practices of Muslim Women in Everyday Life

Eda Ünlü-Yücesoy (urban sociologist, Istanbul)


Do-It-Yourself Gospel Ministry: Mountain of Fire and Miracles Ministeries’ Use of “Spiritual Insecticide” to Empower its Adherents in Lagos

Marloes Janson (anthropologist, London)


The Dynamics of Managing a Modern Islamic Organization: A Case Study of Nasrul-Lahi-L-Fatih Society of Nigeria

Mustapha Adebayo Bello (Islam scholar, Lagos)


Moderation: Werner Schiffauer (anthropologist, Berlin)