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Richard Johan Natvig

Førsteamanuensis, religionsvitskap
  • E-postRichard.Natvig@uib.no
  • Telefon+47 55 58 94 39
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    Øysteinsgate 3
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    Postboks 7805
    5020 Bergen

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.

Muslim Pilgrimage in Europe, ed. by Ingvild Flaskerud and Richard J. Natvig, in the series Routledge Studies in Pilgrimage, Religious Travel and Tourism, Routledge, to be published 24 Aug. 2017 (https://www.routledge.com/Muslim-Pilgrimage-in-Europe/Flaskerud-Natvig/p...).

"Umm Gumyāna and the Zār", article, to be published in 2017.

"‘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  • Unpublished fieldnotes on zar in Egypt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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