People

Prof. Ph.D. Marta Dominguez Diaz Lecturer

Position
Assistant Professor in Islamic Studies, University of St Gallen, Switzerland.

Collaborations
Associate Lecturer at the Centre for the Study of Muslim-Jewish Relations, Cambridge, United Kingdom
Review’s Editor of the Academic Journal Intertwinned Worlds, published by Wiley-Blackwell.

Selected Publications
Dominguez Diaz, M., [2013]. ‘The Islam of “Our” Ancestors; An “imagined” Morisco Past Evoked in Today’s Andalusians’ Conversion Narratives.’ In: Larsson, G.; and Spielhaus, R. eds. 2013. Europe with or without Muslims, narratives of Europe, Leiden: Brill.
Dominguez Diaz, M., [2013]. ‘The One or the Many? Transnational Sufism and Locality in the British Būdshīshiyya.’ In: Gabriel, T.; and Geaves, R. eds. 2013. Sufism in Britain, London: Continuum/Bloomsbury Academic.
Dominguez Diaz, M., 2012. ‘Dying your own way? A comparative approach to Mortality as a religious identity marker in British Islam and British Judaism,’ Fieldwork in Religion, 7/1. London: Equinox.
Dominguez Diaz, M., 2012. ‘Converging and Diverting at the Time of Death.
Exploratory Routes for the Study of Death Among Muslims and Jews in Britain,’ Religion Compass, 5/8. New York & London: Wiley Blackwell.
Dominguez Diaz, M., 2011. ‘Shifting Fieldsites: an Alternative Approach to Fieldwork in Transnational Sufism,’ Fieldwork in Religion, 6/1. London: Equinox.
Dominguez Diaz, M., 2010. ‘Performance, Belonging and Identity: Ritual Variations in the British Qādiriyya,’ Religion, State & Society, 38. London: Taylor and Francis.
Dominguez Diaz, M., 2010. ‘Traditionalism’. In: Encyclopedia of Psychology and Religion, New York: Springer [updated 2012].

Fields of Research
Anthropology of Islam, Islam in Europe, Gender in Islam, North-African Sufism, Transnational Sufi Orders, Ritual Studies, Religious Healing, Comparative Religion.

Former Positions
2009-2012 Junior Research Fellowship. Centre for the Study of Muslim-Jewish Relations, Cambridge, United Kingdom.
2007-2009 Teaching Assistant. School of Oriental and African Studies, London, United Kingdom.