Religious responses to Covid-19 in media and politics: Muslim, Jewish and Christian experiences

Webinar organized by the research project Mediatized Diaspora: Contentious Politics among Arab Media Users in Europe & Scandinavian Journal of Islamic Studies, University of Copenhagen.


Please register for the seminar in advance


Monday 26 April

Join webinar via Zoom

Meeting ID: 621 0933 5067
Passcode: 510964

Chair: Safia Aoude & Ehab Galal

15:00 Ehab Galal Introduction
15:15 Martin Riexinger Islamic Responses to the COVID-19 pandemic in India and Pakistan
15:45 Marianne Qvortrup Fibiger Old patterns in a new framework: Use of religion as an explanation of COVID-19 and in the exclusion and inclusion of groups in India
16:15 Break
16:30 Alessandro Gori Home prayer, unattended funerals and social responsibility: Muslims in Italy and the coronavirus outbreak
17:00 Anna Jupowicz-Ginalska on behalf of Marcin Szewczyk, Andrzej Kiciński, Barbara Przywara and Andrzej Adamski Dispensation and Liturgy Mediated as an Answer to COVID-19 Restrictions: Empirical Study Based on Polish Online Press Narration
17:30 Mikhail Suslov The Russian Orthodox Church and the Pandemic: Problems, Challenges, Responses

Tuesday 27 April

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Meeting ID: 646 2011 7546
Passcode: 169565

Chair: Hinde H. Abderrahmane & Ehab Galal

15:00 Ehab Galal The Power of Faith: An Islamic and Christian Arab Perspective on COVID-19
15:30 Katharina Nötzold Deafening silence of theologians” vs. creative local parishes during the Corona pandemic? - A case study of the Evangelical Church in Germany
16:00 Break
16:15 Lene Kühle Danish Muslims during COVID-19. Religion and pandemics in a postsecular society
16:45 Joshua Sabih God is telling us something: Rabbi Amnon Yitzhak´s Pesher and Socio-Political Pantheism of Coronavirus
17:15 Simon Sorgenfrei “Perhaps we see it in negative terms, but, ultimately, it is positive”: the responses of Swedish Salafis to COVID-19

If you have any questions, please email them to the organizer: Ehab Galal