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Richard Johan Natvig

Pensjonist, religionsvitskap
  • E-postRichard.Natvig@uib.no
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Mine forskingsinteresser omfattar lokal religion i Egypt (19.–20. århundra), åndebesettingsforestillingar og -ritual i Nordaustafrika og Midtausten,  islam i Bulgaria, og muslimske religiøse populærbilete. Mi forsking om religion i Noreg omfattar islam, teosofi, og norrøn religion.

"Umm Gumyāna and the Zār", in From the Fjords to the Nile: Essays in honour of Richard Holton Pierce on his 80th birthday, edited by Pål Steiner, Alexandros Tsakos and Eivind Heldaas Seland, Archeopress Archaeology, 2018 (ISBN 978 1 78491 776 0), 88 - 97.

Muslim Pilgrimage in Europe, ed. by Ingvild Flaskerud and Richard J. Natvig, in the series Routledge Studies in Pilgrimage, Religious Travel and Tourism, Routledge, 2017 (https://www.routledge.com/Muslim-Pilgrimage-in-Europe/Flaskerud-Natvig/p...).

"‘I Saw the Prophet in My Dream’: Prophet Songs from a Zar Ceremony in Lower Egypt", in British Journal of Middle Eastern Studies 41 (2014), 3, 306 - 321. Published on-line: http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/13530194.2014.888263.

"Umm al-Ghulam: Zār Spirit or Half-Forgotten Saint? Making Sense of an Egyptian Zār Song", in Folklore 124 (December 2013), 289-306, published online: http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/0015587X.2013.812417#.UyGZcV51Ho2

"Zar in Upper Egypt: Hans Alexander Winkler’s Field Notes from 1932", in Islamic Africa 1 (2010): 11-30, available at: http://www.jstor.org/stable/42656313

Publications in national current research information system (CRIStin)

  • Unpublished fieldnotes on zar in Egypt
  • Zar songs from Egypt
  • The Zar-Bori Complex: A Contribution to the History of the Zar
  • In the Best of Families: Zar in the Palaces of Ottoman Egypt
  • Figural representations in contemporary Shi'i devotional pictures
  • Sitt Demiyana Revisited: Visitors at a Coptic Pilgrimage Site in the 1830s
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