21 Feb Between Mecca and Malabar: Pilgrimage in the Formation of Muslim and Hindu Identities in the Indian Ocean Region
Juan Campo (Religious Studies, University of California, Santa Barbara)
Wednesday, February 21 / 3:00 pm
3041 Humanities and Social Sciences Building
The lecture focused on Muslim and Hindu interactions in pilgrimages in the South Indian region of Malabar (present-day Kerala) and their connections with the Hajj and the Gulf Region.
Juan Campo is Associate Professor of Religious Studies at the University of California, Santa Barbara. He is the author of The Other Sides of Paradise: Explorations into the Religious Meanings of Domestic Space in Islam and a forthcoming book on the comparative study of pilgrimage traditions in modernity.