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team-hanna-nieber-2019 Dr. Hanna Nieber
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Faculty of Humanities & Social Sciences
Study of Religion


Vita

  • 2020 – PhD: “Drinking the Written Qur’an: Healing with Kombe in Zanzibar Town”
    at Utrecht University (UU) and at the Berlin Graduate School Muslim Cultures and Societies (BGSMCS)
  • Since 2018 – research associate at the department for the study of religion (University of Bayreuth)
  • 2012 – Master of Arts (African Studies, Leipzig University)
  • 2010 – Bachelor of Arts (Pedagogy and Didactics for Mathematics and English, Oldenburg University)

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Faculty of Humanities & Social Sciences
Study of Religion


Fields of Research

  • Materiality of script
  • “Material Religion” and “New Materialism”
  • Practices of religious contact
  • Healing: approaches from medical anthropology and anthropology of religion
  • Knowledge: onto-epistemological practices
  • Astronomy in Madagascar
  • Utopias

Regional Foci

  • Zanzibar
  • Madagascar (Africa and Indian Ocean)
team-hanna-nieber-2019

Faculty of Humanities & Social Sciences
Study of Religion


Publications

Article in a journal (peer-reviewed)

Nieber, Hanna
"They all just want to be healthy!" : Drinking the Qur'an Between Forming Religious and Me ...
in Journal of Material Culture vol. 22 (2017) issue 4. - pp. 453-475
doi:10.1177/1359183517729427 ...

Article in a journal (not peer-reviewed)

Nieber, Hanna
Islamic Zanzibar : between the Indian Ocean and the African Mainland
in Journal of Africana Religions vol. 7 (2019) issue 1. - pp. 131-137
doi:10.5325/jafrireli.7.1.0131 ...

Nieber, Hanna
Gezeiten, Geister und Gemeinschaft : Der Indische Ozean als muslimisch geprägter Raum
in Zenith (2014) issue 3. - pp. 42-43
https://magazin.zenith.me/de/archiv/dossier-indisc ...

other

Fertig, Constanze; Nieber, Hanna
Drinking the Written Qur'an : Scripture and Healing in Zanzibar Town. Constanze interviewt ...

2016

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Faculty of Humanities & Social Sciences
Study of Religion


Dr. Hanna Nieber
Research associate Study of Religion

Phone: +49 (0)921 / 55-4157 | Fax: +49 (0)921 / 55-844156
E-Mail: hanna.nieber@uni-bayreuth.de

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Room: 1.14 (GW II)


Study of Religion with Focus on Africa
Faculty of Humanities & Social Sciences
University of Bayreuth
95440 Bayreuth
​Germany

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