Gerhard Hoffstaedter


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Gerhard Hoffstaedter is a lecturer in anthropology at the University of Queensland working on religion and the state, international development and refugees.  Previously he was a researcher at La Trobe University.

Gerhard Hoffstaedter is a lecturer in anthropology at the University of Queensland working on religion and the state, international development and refugees.  Previously he was a researcher at La Trobe University. In an interview filmed at the 2010 Euroseas conference in Gothenburg, he discusses the complex issue of Islam and identity in Malaysia and recounts how he became interested in this subject.

Books by this author

Modern Muslim Identities

Negotiating Religion and Ethnicity in Malaysia

 
  • Explores the relationship between the Malaysian state and its citizens in creating and maintaining fixed identities.
  • Focuses on new modalities of being Muslim in a modern world.
  • Develops the concept of ‘Islamicity’ to make sense of contemporary modern Islamic religiosity that is applicable to a range of modernizing Muslim countries.
 
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