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Oleg Yarosh

Oleg yarosh

AUFF-Ukraine research fellow, Aarhus Institute of Advanced Studies, Denmark and previously Institute of Philosophy of the National Academy of Science of Ukraine

 

 

Research interests

Head of the Oriental Philosophy Department at the Institute of Philosophy of the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine, Kyiv

Short bio

Oleg Yarosh is a Head of the Oriental Philosophy Department at the Institute of Philosophy of the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine. His research aims at empirical and theoretical contribution to the study of institutional development and charismatization process in the Western Sufi communities that informs religious conversions and collective identities building.

He has published extensively in Ukraine and abroad on Islam and Sufism in Central-Eastern Europe. Oleg is an honorary research associate at Asia Center in the School of Global Studies, University of Sussex, UK.

Collaborating department at Aarhus University during the fellowship

The Arab and Islamic Studies Research Network (ICSRU), Department of the Study of Religion, School of Culture and Society at Aarhus University.

Area of research:

Contemporary religion, Islam in Europe, conversions

Fellowship period:

3 June 2022 - 2 June 2023

Contact:

o.yarosh@aias.au.dk