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Doctoral Students' Blog

Silvia Ilonka Wolf: "Commemorating and Thinking with Clifford Geertz in Rabat: the comparative study of Islam in Morocco and Indonesia fifty years after 'Islam Observed'"

On 27 and 28 October 2018, fifty years after the publication of Clifford Geertz’s “Islam Observed: Religious Development in Morocco and Indonesia”, a group of international scholars gathered in Rabat to explore the relevance of the Geertzian approach for contemporary research on Moroccan and Indonesian society.

BGSMCS abroad

Doctoral Researcher Miriam Kurz presents her research on November 29, 2019 at the Berlin Institute for Islamic Theology at Humboldt University. Her talk is titled „Ich sehe was, was du nicht siehst – Geschlechtergrenzen im Moscheeraum. Eine praxeologische Perspektive“.

Refugees in Berlin

Doctoral students at BGSMCS try to facilitate the arrival for refugees in Berlin. We help through the extensive knowledge of languages at the graduate school (Arabic, Farsi, Urdu, Turkish).

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