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Jan-Peter Hartung: "Saving Religion? – The Uneasy Engagement of Contemporary Indo-Muslim Philosophers with Western Philosophical Alternatives"

19.11.2015 | 18:00 - 20:00
Lecture series 2015/2016

Lecture series 2015/2016

Zweiter Vortrag im Rahmen der Vorlesungsreihe im Wintersemester 2015/2016:
"Engaging with Contemporary Philosophy  in the Middle East and Muslim South Asia: Themes, Approaches, and New Perspectives"


Jan-Peter Hartung is reader in the study of Islam in the Department for the Study of Religions at the School of Oriental and African Studies in London. His fields of interests include Muslim intellectual history, with a regional focus on South Asia and the wider Persianate world. He is involved in the Ueberweg project on philosophy in the nineteenth-and twentieth-century Muslim world and serves on the editorial board of Philosophie in der nahöstlichen Moderne / Philosophy in the Modern Middle East book series published by Klaus-Schwarz Verlag (Berlin). His publications include a biography of the Northern Indian scholar Sayyid Abû l-Hasan ‘Ali Nadwî (d. 1999), titled Viele Wege und ein Ziel: Leben und Wirken von Sayyid Abû l-Hasan ‚Ali al-Hasani Nadwi (1914–1999), A System of Life: Mawdūdī and the Ideologisation of Islam (London: Hurst / New York: OUP, 2013), and, as co-editor (with Albrecht Fuess), Court Culture in the Muslim World: Seventh to Nineteenth Centuries (London and New York: Routledge, 2011).

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19.11.2015 | 18:00 - 20:00

Freie Universität Berlin
Fabeckstr. 23-25
14195 Berlin
Seminarraum 2.2058 , 2. OG