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Muslim Networks and Mobilities in Southeast Asia

NUS-USPC Collaborative Project Intersecting Mobilities:
Southeast Asia from the Perspective of Religious Mobility

Workshop on Muslim Networks and Mobilities in Southeast Asia

Institute of Religion, Culture & Peace
Payap University, Mae Khao Campus
Superhighway Chiang Mai-Lampang Road, Amphur Muang
Chiang Mai 50000 THAILAND
Thursday & Friday, March 1st & 2nd, 2018

This two-day workshop on the historical and contemporary dynamics of Muslim networks in Southeast Asia is part of the broader comparative exploration of religious networks in Asia supported by a collaborative grant awarded by NUS/ARI and Université Sorbonne Paris-Cité. It is hosted by Irasec (Research Institute on Contemporary Southeast Asia), Bangkok and Payap University, Chiang Mai.

The workshop will combine contemporary ethnographic approaches with comparative historical research to trace the intertwining of transnational religious networks made possible by Islam in Southeast Asia. Contributions emphasize how technologies of mobility and networks that enable circulation made possible the historic consolidation of Muslim communities across the region, and are currently shaping the future of Islam in Asia.

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