Centre for Global Politics, Economy and Society Seminar Series

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Who this event is for

  • Prospective students - undergraduate
  • Prospective students - postgraduate taught
  • Prospective students - postgraduate research
  • Staff - teaching
  • Staff - research
  • Staff - support
  • Current students - undergraduate
  • Current students - postgraduate taught
  • Current students - postgraduate research
  • Academic community
  • Alumni

Location

JHB301, John Henry Brookes Building, Headington Campus, Gipsy Lane site

Details

Constructing Islam in a Global City-Building High Profile Mosques in London and Multiple Identities with speaker Professor John Eade, University of Roehampton

John Eade is Professor of Sociology and Anthropology and former Executive Director of CRONEM (Centre for Research on Nationalism, Ethnicity and Multiculturalism) which links Roehampton and the University of Surrey. After research in Kolkata (Calcutta) on the social identity of the educated Bengali Muslim middle class, he completed his PhD in 1986 on Bangladeshi community politics in Tower Hamlets. Since then he has researched the Islamisation of urban space, globalisation and the global city, British Bangladeshi identity politics, and travel and pilgrimage. He recently co-founded two book series - the Routledge Series on Religion, Travel and Tourism and the Ashgate Series on Pilgrimage.