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	Khwaja Khidr  from the Middle East to South Asia: A preliminary survey of a multireligious figure

Khwaja Khidr  from the Middle East to South Asia: A preliminary survey of a multireligious figure

Panel organisé dans le cadre du 2ème congrès du GIS MOMM

6 juillet 2017 |

INALCO,  Room 4.15  - 65 rue des Grands Moulins 75013 Paris


09:00 | Michel Boivin (CEIAS-CNRS) et Manoël Pénicaud (IDEMEC-CNRS-AMU)

Welcome and introduction   


09:20 | Thomas Dahnhardt, University of Venice

The invisible Green: the celestial master of the waters in the South Asian environment  


09:50 | Kamran Kumbher, CEIAS-EHESS

Khwajah Khizr in Sindhi devotional literature  


10.20 | Michel Boivin, CEIAS-CNRS

Khwajah Khizr through iconography: some basic comments on a complex issue  


11.00 | Manoël Pénicaud, IDEMEC- CNRS-Aix-Marseille University

Al-Kidhr: a multi-faceted and ambiguous figure in the Mediterranean  


11.30 | Georgios Tsourous, University of Kent

Veneration of icons by Muslims and Christians in shared shrines in Palestine: The case of Al-Khader  


12:00-13:00 Lunch Break


13:00 | Norig Neveu, CNRS-IFPO

Competitions and power dynamics around the mausoleum of al-Khidr in Karak (Jordan) during the 20th century  


13.30 | Mustafa Diktas, EHESS-CéSor

Dancing for Hizir. Kakava Festival in Modern Turkey  


14:00 | Yogesh Snehi, School of Liberal Studies, Ambedkar University Delhi

Spatializing Khizr in Punjab: History and Practice  


14:30 | Zahida Rehman Jat, University of Sindh

The Immortal saint of waters: The Cult of Khawaja Khizar and Mallah Community of Sindh, Pakistan  


15.00 | General discussion


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