CMES Seminar: Occupying Urban Memory - The Construction of Jerusalem at the Tower of David Museum
Torsten Janson (CMES and CTR, Lund University) gives a talk about his recent field research in Jerusalem.
Torsten Janson is a researcher at CMES and Senior Lecturer in History of Religions and Religious Behavioural Science at the Centre for Theology and Religious Studies. Torsten has a PhD in Islamic Studies and his research interests include: Islam and Muslim identity in children’s literature (Middle East & diasporas); multiculturalism and Islamophobia; Palestinians and education in Lebanon; visual politics in Turkish Islamism and development of university autonomy (Kazakhstan). He is the Principal Investigator of the MECW project Beyond Sacred/Secular Cities - Exploring Politics of Memory, Space, and Religion in Middle Eastern Nationalisms at CMES.
The talk is held at CMES, Finngatan 16 in Lund. If you are not able to attend in-person, there is an option to attend via Zoom. Please register here for Zoom attendance: https://lu-se.zoom.us/meeting/register/u5Ysc-mhqzwqHtZP47Liq9vbm6dMVYl0bOX6
This event is part of the CMES seminar series spring 2024. For more information, visit the CMES website.