Saturday, November 22, 2008

Yousuf Saeed lectures at Heidelberg on India's Popular Islam (24 Nov. 2008)

Nov 24, 2008 - South Asia Institute, Im Neuenheimer Feld 330, Room Z10, 6.15 to 7.45 pm

Lecture by Yousuf Saeed: “Stereotypes of Muslim Piety in India’s Popular Calendar Art and Cinema”

by Iris Mucha last modified Nov 14, 2008 05:53 AM

The talk is a presentation featuring a collection of popular religious posters/ images used by South Asian Muslims, reflecting various syncretic or plural themes and symbolism, including flows between Hindu and Muslim iconography and devotional practices.

More details here

Wednesday, November 5, 2008

India's Popular Islam: a presentation in Vienna

India's Popular Islam: A Film Presentation & Discussion with Yousuf Saeed on Nov 28, 2008, at Vienna, Ausria
proLoka, Talaash and the Institute for South Asia, Tibet and Buddhism Studies in Vienna invite you to a film presentation and discussion round to the topic of „India’s Popular Islam“ by Indian film maker Yousuf Saeed, who agreed to come to Vienna for this special occasion.
Date: 28.11.2008,
Venue: Institut fuer Südasien, Tibet- und Buddhismuskunde,
Spitalgasse 2, Eingang 2.7, 1090 Vienna.
The entry is free, the invitation card can be found here.