Ulrich Brandenburg

Ulrich Brandenburg, Dr.

Teaching and Research Assistant Islamic Studies

Phone: +41 44 634 07 25

Room number: RAA H-17

ulrich.brandenburg@uzh.ch

  • Office hours: after appointment via e-mail


Academic Biography

B.A. and M.A. in Middle Eastern Studies, University of Bonn (Germany)
B.A. and M.A. in Japanese Studies, University of Bonn (Germany)

Research Interests

Modern Middle Eastern and Asian history; history of the press; missionary history; religious reformism; globalization

Publications

a) journal articles

"Wenn die Zeichen nicht trügen, so wird die japanische Regierung den Islam bevorzugen.‘ Japans Wahl einer Staatsreligion als Falschmeldung von globaler Reichweite", in: Zeitschrift für Geschichtswissenschaft, Vol. 67, No. 3, 2019, pp. 218–233.

"Imagining an Islamic Japan: Pan-Asianism’s Encounter with Muslim Mission," in: Japan Forum, published online Nov. 26, 2018. (link)

"The Multiple Publics of a Transnational Activist: Abdürreşid İbrahim, Pan-Asianism, and the Creation of Islam in Japan," in: Die Welt des Islams, Vol. 58, No. 2, 2018, pp. 143-172. (link)

b) contributions to edited volumes

"Osmanlı-Japon İlişkilerinde Ahmed Fazlı, Muhammed Bereketullah ile Islamic Fraternity Gazetesi: Ön Mülahazalar", in: Selçuk Esenbel und Oğuz Baykara (ed.): Türkiye’de Japonya Çalışmaları 3, İstanbul: Boğaziçi Üniversitesi Yayınevi, 2018, pp. 82-97.

c) book reviews

Cemil Aydin, Aydin, Cemil: The Idea of the Muslim World. A Global Intellectual History. Cambridge, Mass. 2017, in: Asiatische Studien – Études Asiatiques, Vol. 72, No. 3, 2018, pp. 1007-1014. (full access)

Nile Green, Terrains of Exchange. Religious Economies of Global Islam, London 2014, in: Asiatische Studien – Études Asiatiques, Vol. 70, No. 1, 2016, pp. 277-280. (full access)

Renée Worringer, Ottomans Imagining Japan. East, Middle East, and Non-Western Modernity at the Turn of the Twentieth Century, New York 2014, in: Asiatische Studien – Études Asiatiques, Vol. 68, No. 3, 2014, pp. 883-888. (full access)

d) other

"Arab Feminism," workshop report for: Feminism and Theory in the Arab World (Zurich, March 18-19, 2016), Asia & Europe Bulletin, No. 6, 2017, pp. 13-14. (full access)

"Asian Conceptual Taxonomies 'Before Religion,'" Interview with Raji C. Steineck und Christoph Uehlinger, Asia & Europe Bulletin, No. 1, 2012, pp. 7-9. (full access)