70. Is Hinduism a More Peaceful than Other Religions?
Jürgen Schaflechner [+]
Freie Universtät Berlin
Jürgen Schaflechner is a research group leader at the Department for Social and Cultural Anthropology, Freie Universtät Berlin. He and his team study the political and social movements of religious minorities in South Asia in the advent of social media and communicative capitalism. Jürgen’s research and teaching cover cultural and post-colonial theory, the religious and ethnic minorities in the Islamic Republic of Pakistan, the socio-anthropology of martial arts, and the role of documentary film in ethnographic research. His books include: Hinglaj Devi. Identity, Change, and Solidification at a Hindu Temple in Pakistan (OUP, 2018), Ritual Journeys (Routledge, 2019, co-edited with Christoph Bergmann), and Pakistan. Alternative Imaginings of the Nation-State (OUP, 2020, coedited with Ayesha Asif and Christina Oesterheld).