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Workshop 4

"AL-Ghayb: The Poetics and politics of the unseen in Islam" 

 Conference: Department for "Culture"and "Society"

 Date 12-13 December, 2013

Venue: Aarhus University.

Confirmed Speakers:

Paulo Pinto (Fluminense Federal University in Niteroi, Brazil)

Amira Mittermaier (University of Toronto)

Stefania Pandolfo (University of California, Berkeley)

Nadia Fadil (University of Leuven)


 Workshop 3

"Epistemologies of uncertainty - locating (im)possibility, paradox, and doubt in mystical traditions"


Date: 10-13 July, 2012

Venue: EASA conference, Paris

Nils Bubandt and Andreas Bandak will convene the workshop 'Epistemologies of uncertainty' at the 12th biennial conference of the European Association of Social Anthropology in July 2012 in Paris.


Workshop 2

Sufismens Paradokser/The Paradoxes of Sufism

    Date: 12 December, 2011
    Venue: Aarhus University

    In december SATS hosted a seminar on Sufismens Paradokser (The Paradoxes of Sufism) where seven papers were presented.

    This was the second out of four planned workshops in the SATS research program.


    Uzma Rehman, University of Copenhagen
    Jakob Skovgaard-Pedersen, University of Copenhagen
    Jorgen Nielsen, University of Copenhagen
    Saer el-Jaichi, University of Copenhagen
    Thomas Fibiger, Moesgaard Museum
    Maria Louw, Aarhus University (SATS)
    Nils Bubandt, Aarhus University (SATS)
    Mark Sedgewick, Aarhus University (SATS)
    Mikkel Rytter, Aarhus University (SATS)

    A selection of the papers are scheduled for publication in a forthcoming issue of Tidsskrift for Islamforskning (TIFO) as a special issue entitled 'Sufismens Paradokser'.

    Workshop 1

    Exploring the Experiential Dimension of Religion: Epistemological and Methodological Challenges

    Date: 11-13 February, 2011
    Venue: Klitgården, Skagen


    Martijn van Beek
    Nils Bubandt
    Maria Louw
    Kasper Mathiesen
    Jon P. Mitchell
    Christian Suhr Nielsen
    Mikkel Rytter
    Mark Sedgwick
    Cameron Warner
    Pnina Werbner
    Mads Østergaard