Guest lectures on ritual and sound: Ruth Illman

Monday, March 30, 2020 - 17:15
Theatre Academy, Auditorium 1
Open lecture

Parts of the SAMA (Sound Art & Sonic Arts) thematic course Ritual and Sound will be opened as open lectures, all interested parties are warmly welcome to attend!

Ruth Illman: Reinventing Ritual: Music, sound and embodiment in progressive Judaism today
Monday 30 March 2020, 17:15-18:45
Theatre Academy Auditorium 1 (Haapaniemenkatu 6)

Ruth Illman is docent Director at the Donner Institute of Turku. Illman’s research interests concern questions pertaining to cultural encounters and interreligious dialogue, ethnographic research methodology with cultural studies as well as contemporary Judaism. Illman is especially interested in the relationship between the arts (particularly music) and religion. She works predominantly with contemporary religion, combining ethnographic research methods with content analysis and approaches deriving from the philosophy of religion.

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