Projects

  • The Visual Culture of Sufism in France and in Germany (SufiVisual)
    Research Project conducted in the framework of Marie Skłodowska-Curie Individual Fellowship, funded by Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions (MSCA) under Horizon 2020–EU.1.3.2. – Nurturing excellence by means of cross-border and cross-sector mobility / European Commission (Project ID: 794958)
    since 2018
    Project description

  • Female Visions: The Religious Visual Culture of Contemporary Female Islamic Mysticism (provisional title)
    collective volume edited by Sara Kuehn and Amila Buturovic (Leiden: Brill)
    which developed out of the international conference "Female Visions: The Religious Visual Culture of Contemporary Female Islamic Mysticism", 16–18 October 2020, Stuttgart
    organized in the framework of Sara Kuehn’s research project "The Visual Culture of Sufism in France and in Germany"
    Conference report (in German)
    Institut d’ethnologie méditerranéenne, européenne et comparative (IDEMEC) / Centre national de la recherche scientifique (CNRS), Zentrum für Islamische Theologie (ZITh), Universität Tübingen Centre for Islamic Theology (ZITh), University of Tübingen und Akademie der Diözese Rottenburg-Stuttgart

  • The Intermediate Worlds of Angels. Islamic Representations of Celestial Beings in Transcultural Contexts
    2015–2019
    Orient-Institut Beirut der Max Weber Stiftung (OIB), Beirut

  • Shared Sacred Spaces
    Since 2015
    Institut d’ethnologie méditerranéenne, européenne et comparative (IDEMEC) / Centre national de la recherche scientifique (CNRS), Aix-Marseille Université; Institute for Advanced Study of Aix-Marseille University – AMU (IMéRA)

  • Environment and Ecology in Sufism
    Since 2014
    Initial funding The European Institutes for Advanced Study Fellowship Program (EURIAS) / Marie Skłodowska-Curie Fellowship

  • The Visual and Material Culture of Sufism in Central and Southeastern Europe
    2011–2014
    Austrian Research Foundation; London Academy of Iranian Studies, London; Iran Heritage Foundation, London