Publications/Presentations

Project Members

ANDRE GINGRICH (project leader)

Collected Volumes (editor)

Andre Gingrich, Ulf Hannerz (eds.), Small Countries: Structures and Sensibilities (Philadelphia: The University of Pennsylvania Press 2017).

Andre Gingrich and Siegfried Haas (eds.), Southwest Arabia across History - Essays to the Memory of Walter Dostal (Sammlung Eduard Glaser 16, Wien 2015); http://www.austriaca.at/7603-9inhalt?frames=yes.

Andre Gingrich and Christina Lutter (eds.), Visions of Community. Comparative Approaches to Medieval Forms of Identity in Europe and Asia, in History and Anthropology – Thematic Journal Issue (2014); DOI 10.1080/02757206.2014.930739.

Andre Gingrich, Fernand Kreff, Eva-Maria Knoll, (eds., in cooperation with Sven Hartwig and Sabine Declev), Lexikon der Globalisierung, (Transcript Verlag, Bielefeld 2011).

Collected Volumes (contributor)

Andre Gingrich, Small Island Hubs and Connectivity in the Indian Ocean World: Some Concepts and Hypotheses from Historical Anthropology, in: Burkhard Schnepel, Edward A. Alpers (eds.), Connectivity in Motion: Island Hubs in the Indian Ocean World (London: Palgrave–Macmillan 2018) 57-91.

Andre Gingrich, The Use and Abuse of Civilization: An Assessment from Historical Anthropology for South Arabia’s History, in: Johann P. Arnason, Chris Hann (eds.), Anthropology and Civilizational Analysis: Eurasian Explorations (New York: SUNY Press 2018) 75-97.

Andre Gingrich, German-language Anthropology Traditions around 1900: Their Methodological Relevance for Ethnographers in Australia and Beyond, in: Nicolas Peterson, Anna Kenny (eds.), German Ethnography in Australia (Canberra: ANU Press 2017) 29-53; DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.22459/GEA.09.2017.

Andre Gingrich, Zulfokar Al-Dubai, Noura Kamal, Smiles and Smallness: Jokes in the Yemen and in Palestine, in: Ulf Hannerz, Andre Gingrich (eds.), Small Countries: Structures and Sensibilities (Philadelphia: The University of Pennsylvania Press 2017) 283-300.

Andre Gingrich, ‘The Use and Abuse of Civilization: An Assessment from Historical Anthropology for South Arabia’s History’, J. P. Arnason and C. Hann (eds.), Anthropology and Civilizational Analysis: Eurasian Explorations (forthcoming).

Andre Gingrich, with Ulf Hannerz, 'Introduction: Exploring Small Countries, Ulf Hannerz and Andre Gingrich (eds.): Small Countries: Structures and Sensibilities (Philadelphia 2017), pp. 1-44.

Andre Gingrich, with Zulfokar Al-Dubai and Noura Kamal, Smiles and Smallness: Jokes in Yemen and Palestine, Ulf Hannerz and Andre Gingrich (eds.): Small Countries: Structures and Sensibilities (Philadelphia 2017), pp. 283-300.

Andre Gingrich, Orientalismus, in: Johannes Feichtinger, Heidemarie Uhl (eds.), Habsburg neu denken: Vielfalt und Ambivalenz in Zentraleuropa (Wien–Köln–Weimar: Böhlau 2016) 156-162.

Andre Gingrich, Medieval Eurasian Communities by Comparison: Methods, Concepts, Insights, Eirik Hovden, Christina Lutter and Walter Pohl, Meanings of Community across Medieval Eurasia: Comparative Approaches (Brill's Series on the Early Middle Ages 25, Leiden 2016), pp. 468-497; DOI: 10.1163/9789004315693_022.

Andre Gingrich, Christina Lutter, Visions of Community: an Introduction, in: Andre Gingrich and Christina Lutter (eds.), Visions of Community: Comparative Approaches to Medieval Forms of Identity in Europe and Asia, History and Anthropology 26/1 (2015) 1-7; DOI: https://doi.org/10.1080/02757206.2014.930739.

Andre Gingrich, 'Connecting and Disconnecting: Intentionality, Anonymity, and Transnational Networks in Upper Yemen', Thomas H. Eriksen, Christina Garsten, Shalini Randeria (eds.): Anthropology Now and Next: Essays in Honor of Ulf Hannerz (Oxford/New York 2015), pp. 48-69.

Andre Gingrich, Regina Bendix, David Heinrich Müller und das Spannungsfeld der Wiener Südarabien-Forschung vor dem Ersten Weltkrieg: Eine Einleitung, in: Gertraud Sturm, David Heinrich Müller und die südarabische Expedition der Kaiserlichen Akademie der Wissenschaften 1898/99: Eine wissenschaftsgeschichtliche Darstellung aus Sicht der Kultur- und Sozialanthropologie (Wien: Verlag der ÖAW 2015) 11-21.

Andre Gingrich, Helmut Lukas, Walter Dostal, Obituary and List of Academic Print & Film Publications, in: Andre Gingrich, Siegfried Haas (eds.), Southwest Arabia across History: Essays to the Memory of Walter Dostal (Wien: Verlag der ÖAW 2014), 9-20; DOI: 0xc1aa5576 0x003217d6.

Andre Gingrich, Siegfried Haas, Southwest Arabia across History: Introducing Insights from Current Research, in: Andre Gingrich, Siegfried Haas (eds.), Southwest Arabia across History: Essays to the Memory of Walter Dostal (Wien: Verlag der ÖAW 2014) 21-24; DOI: 0xc1aa5576 0x003217d8.

Andre Gingrich, ‘Galactic Polities: Anthropological Insights for Understanding States in Yemen’s pre-Ottoman Past’, Andre Gingrich and Siegfried Haas (eds.), Southwest Arabia across History - Essays to the Memory of Walter Dostal (Wien 2014), pp. 117-124; DOI: https://hw.oeaw.ac.at/?arp=0x003217e6.

Andre Gingrich and Monika Palmberger, ‘Qualitative Comparative Practices: Dimensions, Cases, and Strategies’, U. Flick (ed.), The SAGE Handbook of Qualitative Data Analysis (Los Angeles et al. 2014), pp. 94-108.

Andre Gingrich, ‘Methodology’, J. G. Carrier and D. B. Gewertz (eds.), The Handbook of Sociocultural Anthropology (London/New York 2013), pp. 107-124.

Andre Gingrich, Wooden Pillars and Mural Paintings in the Saudi Southwest: Notes on Continuity, Authenticity, and Artistic Change in Regional Traditions, in: Thomas Fillitz, James A. Saris (eds.), Debating Authenticity: Concepts of Modernity in Anthropological Perspective (New York-Oxford: Berghahn 2013) 142-159.

Andre Gingrich, Establishing a ‘Third Space’? Anthropology and the Potentials of Transcending a Great Divide, in: Kirsten Hastrup (ed.), Anthropology and Nature (London-New York: Routledge 2013) 108-124.

Andre Gingrich, La frontière proche: Analyses structurales de mythes orientalistes, in: Diogène 238/2 (2012) 78-87.

Andre Gingrich, 'Envisioning Medieval Communities in Asia: Remarks on ethnicity, tribalism, and faith', Walter Pohl, Clemens Gantner, and Richard Payne (eds.): Visions of Community in the Post-Roman World: The West, Byzantium and the Islamic World, (Farnham 2012), pp. 29-41.

Andre Gingrich, 'Paradise Lost, or Paradise Regained? Conceptions and Ideologies of Himah as a Ritual Site in the Highlands of South-Western Arabia', Gabriela Kilianová, Christian Jahoda and Michaela Ferencová (eds.), Ritual, Conflict and Consensus: Case Studies from Asia and Europe (Veröffentlichungen zur Sozialanthropologie 16, Vienna 2012), pp. 65-74; DOI: 0xc1aa5576 0x002a7e9b.

Andre Gingrich, 'Comparative Methods in Socio-Cultural Anthropology Today', Richard Fardon, Olivia Harris, Trevor H.J. Marchand, Mark Nutall, Cris Shore, Veronica Strang and Richard A. Wilson (eds.), Handbook of Social Anthropology, Vol. 2, (Los Angeles/London/New Delhi/Singapore/Washington 2012), pp. 201-214.

Andre Gingrich, 'Anthropological Comparison as a Research Method in Arabia: Concepts, Inventory, and a Case Study', Roger Heacock, and Édouard Conte (eds.), Critical Research in the Social Sciences: A Transdisciplinary East-West Handbook, Vol. 1 (Ramallah/BirZeit 2011), pp. 165-190; Arabic translation in Vol. 2., pp. 137-158: 'Al-muqārana al-anthrūbūlūjiya kamanhaj bahthiyan fī shibhi ‘l-Jazīrati l-‘Arabiyati: Mafāhīm wa numdhij, wa hāla dirāsiya'.

Andre Gingrich, 'Warriors of Honor, Warriors of Faith: Two historical male role models from south-western Arabia', Maria Six-Hohenbalken and Nerina Weiss (eds.), Violence Expressed: An Anthropological Approach, (Farnham 2011), pp. 37-54.

Dictionary entries/Lexikon-Einträge

Andre Gingrich, 'Comparative Method in Anthropology', James D. Wright (editor-in-chief), International Encyclopedia of the Social & Behavioral Sciences, 2nd edition, Vol. 4. (Oxford 2015), pp. 411-414.

Andre Gingrich, 'Tribe', James D. Wright (editor-in-chief), International Encyclopedia of the Social & Behavioral Sciences, 2nd edition, Vol. 4. (Oxford 2015), pp. 645-647.

Andre Gingrich, Fernand Kreff and Eva-Maria Knoll, 'Vorwort, Einleitung', Andre Gingrich, Fernand Kreff, Eva-Maria Knoll, (eds., in cooperation with Sven Hartwig and Sabine Declev), Lexikon der Globalisierung, (Bielefeld 2011), pp. 9-20.

Andre Gingrich, Fernand Kreff and Eva-Maria Knoll, 'Globalisierung', Andre Gingrich, Fernand Kreff, Eva-Maria Knoll, (eds., in cooperation with Sven Hartwig and Sabine Declev), Lexikon der Globalisierung, (Bielefeld 2011), pp. 126-129.

Andre Gingrich and Brigitte Steger, 'Kulturkreis', Andre Gingrich, Fernand Kreff, Eva-Maria Knoll, (eds., in cooperation with Sven Hartwig and Sabine Declev), Lexikon der Globalisierung, (Bielefeld 2011), pp. 217-219.

Andre Gingrich and Peter Hervik, 'Rassismus', Andre Gingrich, Fernand Kreff, Eva-Maria Knoll, (eds., in cooperation with Sven Hartwig and Sabine Declev), Lexikon der Globalisierung, (Bielefeld 2011), pp. 335-338.

Andre Gingrich and Sylvia M. Haas, 'Stamm', Andre Gingrich, Fernand Kreff, Eva-Maria Knoll, (eds., in cooperation with Sven Hartwig and Sabine Declev), Lexikon der Globalisierung, (Bielefeld 2011), pp. 360-363.

Andre Gingrich, 'Ende der Geschichte', Andre Gingrich, Fernand Kreff, Eva-Maria Knoll, (eds., in cooperation with Sven Hartwig and Sabine Declev), Lexikon der Globalisierung, (Bielefeld 2011), pp. 56f..

Andre Gingrich, 'Familie', Andre Gingrich, Fernand Kreff, Eva-Maria Knoll, (eds., in cooperation with Sven Hartwig and Sabine Declev), Lexikon der Globalisierung, (Bielefeld 2011), pp. 76f..

Andre Gingrich, 'Identität', Andre Gingrich, Fernand Kreff, Eva-Maria Knoll, (eds., in cooperation with Sven Hartwig and Sabine Declev), Lexikon der Globalisierung, (Bielefeld 2011), pp. 143-146.

Andre Gingrich, 'Lokal/Global', Andre Gingrich, Fernand Kreff, Eva-Maria Knoll, (eds., in cooperation with Sven Hartwig and Sabine Declev), Lexikon der Globalisierung, (Bielefeld 2011), pp. 232f..

Andre Gingrich, 'Othering', Andre Gingrich, Fernand Kreff, Eva-Maria Knoll, (eds., in cooperation with Sven Hartwig and Sabine Declev), Lexikon der Globalisierung, (Bielefeld 2011), pp. 323f..

Andre Gingrich, 'Pannationalismus', Andre Gingrich, Fernand Kreff, Eva-Maria Knoll, (eds., in cooperation with Sven Hartwig and Sabine Declev), Lexikon der Globalisierung, (Bielefeld 2011), pp. 325f..

Andre Gingrich, 'Vergleich', Andre Gingrich, Fernand Kreff, Eva-Maria Knoll, (eds., in cooperation with Sven Hartwig and Sabine Declev), Lexikon der Globalisierung, (Bielefeld 2011), pp. 407f..

Journal Articles

Andre Gingrich, Rock Art from West and South West Arabia: Socio-cultural Anthropology‘s Insights for the Region‘s Eastern Transition Zones, in: Mediterranean Archaeology and Archaeometry 17/4 (2017) 61-73; DOI: 10.5281/zenodo.893285.

Andre Gingrich, 'Science, Race, and Empire: Ethnography in Vienna before 1918', in: East Central Europe 43 (2016), pp. 41-63; DOI: 10.1163/18763308-04302001.

Andre Gingrich and Walter Pohl, Medieval Worlds: Introduction to the First Issue, in: Medieval Worlds 1 (2015) 2-4; DOI: 10.1553/medievalworlds_no1_2015s2.

Andre Gingrich, Multiple Histories: Three Journeys through Academic Records, Medieval Yemen, and Current Anthropology's Encounters with the Past, in: History and Anthropology 26/1 (2015) 110-128; DOI: https://doi.org/10.1080/02757206.2014.933102.

Andre Gingrich and Christina Lutter, ‘Visions of Community: an Introduction’, Andre Gingrich and Christina Lutter (eds.), Visions of Community. Comparative Approaches to Medieval Forms of Identity in Europe and Asia, History and Anthropology Special Issue (2014).

Andre Gingrich and Christina Lutter, ‘Multiple Histories: Three Journeys through Academic Records, Medieval Yemen, and Current Anthropology’s Encounters with the Past’, Andre Gingrich and Christina Lutter (eds.), Visions of Community. Comparative Approaches to Medieval Forms of Identity in Europe and Asia, History and Anthropology Special Issue (2014).

Andre Gingrich with Tatjana Thelen, 'Comparative Anthropology: Achievements, failures and future', in: Ethnologie Française 42.2 (2012), pp. 385-391.

Andre Gingrich, Sylvia M. Haas, Verena Loidl, Wolfgang Kraus, Walter Dostal (1928-2011), in: Anthropos 107/1 (2012) 167-168.

Andre Gingrich, Review: Irene Schneider, Der Islam und die Frauen (München: C.H. Beck), in: Anthropos 107/2 (2012) 666-667; DOI: http://www.jstor.org/stable/23510121.

Andre Gingrich, Review: Leif Manger, The Hadrami Diaspora: Community-Building on the Indian Ocean Rim (New York-Oxford: Berghahn), in: Social Anthropology/Anthropologie Sociale 20/1 (2012) 113-115.

Andre Gingrich, Helmut Lukas, Nachruf auf Walter Dostal, in: Almanach der Österreichischen Akademie der Wissenschaften (2012) 607-612.

Andre Gingrich with Maria Six-Hohenbalken, 'Diaspora and ‘Arabness’: Limits and Potentials for Critical Analysis', in: Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East 31.2 (2011), pp. 372-380.


JOHANN HEISS

Collected Volumes (editor)

Johann Heiss and Johannes Feichtinger (eds.), Geschichtspolitik und “Türkenbelagerung”, Kritik und Utopie (Vienna 2013).

Johann Heiss and Martin Slama (eds.), Comparing Arab Diasporas, special issue of Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East 31.2 (2011).

Collected Volumes (contributor)

Fabian Kümmeler, Johann Heiss, Balancing a Community’s Food and Water Supply. The Social Impact of Rural-Urban Interdependencies on Korčula (Dalmatia) and in Ṣaʿda (Yemen), in: Fabian Kümmeler, Eirik Hovden, Judit Majorossy (eds.), Practicing Community in Urban and Rural Eurasia (1000–1600): Comparative Perspectives And Interdisciplinary Approaches (Leiden: Brill; forthcoming).

Johann Heiss and Eirik Hovden, ‘The political usage of group terms in medieval South Arabia: A comparative response to Gerda Heydemann’, Walter Pohl, Christina Lutter and Eirik Hovden (eds.), Meanings of Community across Medieval Eurasia: Comparative Approaches (Brill's Series on the Early Middle Ages 25, Leiden 2016), pp. 61-77; DOI: 10.1163/9789004315693_004.

Johann Heiss, Eirik Hovden and Elisabeth Gruber, ‘Urban Communities in Medieval South Arabia: A Comparative Reflection’, Walter Pohl, Christina Lutter and Eirik Hovden (eds.), Meanings of Community across Medieval Eurasia: Comparative Approaches (Brill's Series on the Early Middle Ages 25, Leiden 2016), pp. 148-161.

Johann Heiss, Christliches Abendland, in: Johannes Feichtinger, Heidemarie Uhl (eds.), Habsburg neu denken: Vielfalt und Ambivalenz in Zentraleuropa (Wien–Köln–Weimar: Böhlau 2016) 34-41.

Johann Heiss, Johannes Feichtinger, Orient als Metapher, in: Barbara Haider-Wilson, Maximilian Graf (eds.), Orient und Okzident: Begegnungen und Wahrnehmungen aus fünf Jahrhunderten (Wien: Neue Welt Verlag 2016) 53–77.

Johann Heiss, ‘Sa’da revisited’, Andre Gingrich and Siegfried Haas (eds.), Southwest Arabia across History - Essays to the Memory of Walter Dostal (Vienna 2014), pp. 79-90; DOI: 0xc1aa5576 0x003217e2.

Johann Heiss, Wiener Frühstück: Kaffee, in: Moritz Csáky, Georg-Christian Lack (eds.), Kulinarik und Kultur: Speisen als kulturelle Codes in Zentraleuropa (Wien–Köln–Weimar: Böhlau 2014) 83-101.

Johann Heiss, Johannes Feichtinger, Der Wille zum Unterschied: Die erstaunliche Karriere des Begriffs Ethnizität, in: Herbert Justnik (ed.), Gestellt: Fotografie als Werkzeug in der Habsburger-Monarchie (Wien: Volkskunde Museum/Löcker Verlag 2014) 51-56.

Johann Heiss and Johannes Feichtinger, 'Einleitung', Johann Heiss and Johannes Feichtinger (eds.), Geschichtspolitik und “Türkenbelagerung”, Kritik und Utopie (Vienna 2013), pp. 7-21.

Johann Heiss, 'Die Ereignisse zum hundertjährigen Jubiläum 1783', Johann Heiss and Johannes Feichtinger (eds.), Geschichtspolitik und “Türkenbelagerung”, Kritik und Utopie (Vienna 2013), pp. 58-88.

Johann Heiss, Johannes Feichtinger, Distant Neighbors: Uses of Orientalism in the Late Nineteenth-Century Austro-Hungarian Empire, in: James Hodkinson, John Walker, Shaswati Mazumdar, Johannes Feichtinger (eds.), Deploying Orientalism in Culture and History: From Germany to Central and Eastern Europe (Rochester-New York: Camden House 2013) 148-165.

Johann Heiss and Johannes Feichtinger, 'Konjukturen einer verflochtenen Geschichte. Islam und Türken in Österreich', Amena Shakir, Gernot Galib Stanfel, Martin M. Weinberger (eds.), ostarrichislam. Fragmente achthundertjähriger gemeinsamer Geschichte (Vienna 2012), pp. 68-74.

Johann Heiss, 'Caravans from South Arabia: Roads and Organization', Eva-Maria Knoll and Pamela Burger (eds), Camels in Asia and North Africa. Interdisciplinary Perspectives on their Past and Present Significance (Vienna 2012), pp. 131-139.

Dictionary entries/Lexikon-Einträge

Johann Heiss and Maria Six-Hohenbalken, 'Diaspora', Fernand Kreff, Eva-Maria Knoll and Andre Gingrich (eds.): Lexikon der Globalisierung (Bielefeld 2011), pp. 44-47.

Johann Heiss, 'Fundamentalismus' and 'Orientalismus', and 'Okzidentalismus', Fernand Kreff, Eva-Maria Knoll and Andre Gingrich (eds.): Lexikon der Globalisierung (Bielefeld 2011), pp. 91-94, 319-323 and 313-314.

Journal Articles

Johann Heiss with Eirik Hovden, 'Competing Visions of Community in Mediaeval Zaydi Yemen', in: Journal of the Economic and Social History of the Orient 59 (2016), pp. 366-407.

Johann Heiss and Johannes Feichtinger, 'Der Kopf des Feindes. Zum Umgang mit Türkenköpfen in Wien', in: Austriaca 74 (2012), pp. 45-58.

Johann Heiss and Martin Slama, 'Introduction: Dimensions of Comparison. The Hadhrami Diaspora in Indonesia', in: Johann Heiss and Martin Slama (eds.), Comparing Arab Diasporas, special issue of Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East 31.2 (2011), pp. 231-250.


EIRIK HOVDEN

Collected Volumes (editor)

Eirik Hovden, Christina Lutter, and Walter Pohl (eds.), Meanings of Community across Medieval Eurasia: Comparative Approaches (Brill's Series on the Early Middle Ages 25, Leiden 2016).

Collected Volumes (contributor)

Eirik Hovden, Sanaa: Dynastienes kamparena i et splittet land, in: Nils Buitenschøn, Rania Maktabi (eds.), Brennpunkt Midtøsten: Byene som prisme (Oslo: Universitetsforlaget 2018).

Eirik Hovden, ‘Competing Visions of Welfare: Hijras and Zakāt in Medieval South Arabia’, in: Eirik Hovden, Christina Lutter, and Walter Pohl (eds.), Meanings of Community across Medieval Eurasia: Comparative Approaches (Brill's Series on the Early Middle Ages 25, Leiden 2016), pp. 338-361; DOI: 10.1163/9789004315693_016.

Eirik Hovden and Johann Heiss, ‘The political usage of group terms in medieval South Arabia: A comparative response to Gerda Heydemann’, in: Walter Pohl, Christina Lutter and Eirik Hovden (eds.), Meanings of Community across Medieval Eurasia: Comparative Approaches (Brill's Series on the Early Middle Ages 25, Leiden 2016), pp. 61-77; DOI: 10.1163/9789004315693_004.

Eirik Hovden, Johann Heiss and Elisabeth Gruber, ‘Urban Communities in Medieval South Arabia: A Comparative Reflection’, in: Walter Pohl, Christina Lutter and Eirik Hovden (eds.), Meanings of Community across Medieval Eurasia: Comparative Approaches (Brill's Series on the Early Middle Ages 25, Leiden 2016), pp. 148-161.

Eirik Hovden, ‘Birka and Baraka: Cistern and Blessing: Notes on Custom and Islamic law Regarding Public Cisterns in Northern Yemen’, Andre Gingrich and Siegfried Haas (eds.), Southwest Arabia across History - Essays to the Memory of Walter Dostal (Wien 2014), pp. 55-66: DOI: 0xc1aa5576 0x003763fc.

Journal Articles

Johann Heiss and Eirik Hoven, 'Competing Visions of Community in Mediaeval Zaydī Yemen', in: Journal of Economic and Social History of the Orient 59/3 (2016), 366-407.

Eirik Hovden and Rutger Kramer, ‘Wondering about Comparison: Enclaves of Learning in Medieval Europe and South Arabia – Prolegomena to an Intercultural Comparative Research Project’, in: Networks and Neighbours 1 (2014), 20-45; DOI: 10.1553/0x0036d42a.

Eirik Hovden and Daniel Mahoney, ‘Stammes- und Religionsgemeinschaften im mittelalterlichen Südarabien‘, in: Historicum 31 (2014), 28-33; DOI: 0xc1aa5576 0x00369fc1.

Encyclopedia Entries

Eirik Hovden, 'Water', in: Richard C. Martin (ed.), Encyclopedia of Islam and the Muslim World, 2nd edition, (Macmillan Reference: USA, 2016).

Eirik Hovden, 'Shawkani, al-', in: Richard C. Martin (ed.), Encyclopedia of Islam and the Muslim World, 2nd edition, (Macmillan Reference: USA, 2016).

Eirik Hovden, 'Shiʿa: Zaydi (Fiver)', in: Richard C. Martin (ed.), Encyclopedia of Islam and the Muslim World, 2nd edition, (Macmillan Reference: USA, 2016).

Blog Entry

Eirik Hovden, "Yemen's water scarcity problem."  World Policy Blog (2015). doi:http://www.worldpolicy.org/blog/2015/07/14/yemens-water-scarcity-problem.

Papers, Presentations, Workshops

Eirik Hovden, 'Islamic Charitable Foundations in Yemen: Knowing the Law', paper presented at the ISA Research Forum (Vienna, 18.02.2016)

Eirik Hovden, 'Zaydī theology popularized: A hailstorm hitting the heterodox', paper presented at the VISCOM Conference Making Ends Meet (Vienna, 25.09.2015)  

Eirik Hovden, 'Ideal and Pragmatic Tax Law in Medieval Zaydi Yemen', paper presented at the Middle Eastern Studies Association Annual Meeting (Washington, D.C., 24.11.2014)  

Eirik Hovden, 'Ideal and pragmatic tax law in mediaeval Zaydi Yemen', paper presented at the University of Bergen Sharia Seminar Series (Bergen, 23.10.2014).  

Eirik Hovden, 'The Zaydis of Early Medieval Yemen between Abbasids and Fatimids', paper presented at the International Medievalist Congress (Leeds, 09.07.2014)

Eirik Hovden, 'Managers of Knowledge: Hijras in Medieval South Arabia', paper presented at the International Medieval Congress (Leeds, 02.07.2013)

Eirik Hovden, 'Competing visions of welfare: Hijras and zakāt in mediaeval South Arabia', paper presented at the VISCOM Conference Meanings of Community across Medieval Eurasia (Vienna, 29.11.2013)

Eirik Hovden, 'Religious groups in medieval South Arabia', paper presented at the Vienna Univerisity Ringvorlesung Gemeinschaftsvorstellungen und soziale Kohärenz im mittelalterlichen Europa, Asien und Tibet im Vergleich (Vienna, 17.04.2013)

Eirik Hovden, 'The political significance of the Muṭarrifiyya network: Zaydi Yemen from the 11th to the 13th century AD', paper presented at the Institute for Socail Anthropology Research Forum at the Austrian Academy of Sciences (Vienna, 11.10.2012)

Eirik Hovden, 'Pre-modern Sharia codification? Examples from Zaydi Yemeni family waqf/inheritance law' paper presented at the University of Bergen Workshop: Islamic and Muslim Law: Perspectives (Bergen, 30.08.2012)

Eirik Hovden, ‘The political significance of the Muṭarrifiyya network: Zaydi Yemen from the 11th to the 13th century AD’ paper presented at Institute for Social Anthropology Research Forum of the Austrian Academy of Sciences (Vienna, 11.10.2012)

Eirik Hovden, ‘Zaydi endowment fiqh between doctrines and legal practice’, paper presented at The Yemeni Manuscript Digitization Initiative (YMDI) International Workshop (Berlin, 09.05.2012)


MARIEKE BRANDT

Monographs

Marieke Brandt, Tribes and Politics in Yemen: A History of the Houthi Conflict (London: Hurst/Oxford University Press 2017).

Collected Volumes (editor)

Collected Volumes (contributor)

Marieke Brandt, The Huthi Enigma: Ansar Allah and the Second Republic, in: Marie-Christine Heinze (ed.), Building the New Yemen: Power, Politics and Society in the 21st Century (London: I. B. Tauris 2018).

Marieke Brandt, The Global and the Local: Al-Qaeda and Yemen’s Tribe, in: Virginie Collombier, Olivier Roy (eds.), Tribes and Global Jihadism (London: Hurst 2017).

Marieke Brandt, Inhabiting Tribal Structures: Leadership Hierarchies in Tribal Upper Yemen (Hamdān and Khawlān b. ‘Āmir), in: Andre Gingrich, Siegfried Haas (eds.), Southwest Arabia across History: Essays to the Memory of Walter Dostal (Wien: Verlag der ÖAW 2014) 91-116; Access: https://hw.oeaw.ac.at/?arp=0x003217e4.

Journal Articles

Marieke Brandt, Delocalization of Fieldwork and (Re)Construction of Place: Doing Ethnography in Wartime Yemen, in: International Journal of Middle East Studies 49/3 (2017) 506-510.

Marieke Brandt, Obituary: Abdulkarim al-Khaywani (1965-2015), in: British-Yemeni Society Journal 24 (2016) 59-61.

Marieke Brandt, In Memoriam ‘Abd al-Karim al-Khaywani, in: Jemen-Report 47 (2016) 82-83.

Marieke Brandt, Heroic History, Disruptive Genealogy: Al-Ḥasan al-Hamdānī and the Historical Formation of the Shākir Tribe (Wāʾilah and Dahm) in al-Jawf, Yemen, in: Medieval Worlds 3 (2016) 116-145; DOI: 10.1553/medievalworlds_no3_2016s116.

Marieke Brandt, Annäherungen an einen Konflikt: Chancen und Begrenzungen von Inter- und Transdisziplinarität in der Jemen-Forschung am Beispiel des Ḥūṯī-Konflikts, in: Jemen-Report 46,1/2 (2015) 55-63.

 

Marieke Brandt, The Contemporary Structures and Historical Formation of the Khawlān and Jumāʿah Tribes in Ṣaʿdah, Northwest Yemen, in: Anthropology of the Middle East 9/1 (2014) 59-82; DOI: doi.org/10.3167/ame.2014.090105.

Marieke Brandt, The Irregulars of the Ṣaʿdah War: ‘Colonel Shaykhs’ and ‘Tribal Militias’ in Yemen’s Ḥūthī Conflict (2004-2010), in: Helen Lackner (ed.), Why Yemen Matters: A Society in Transition (London: Saqi 2014).

Marieke Brandt, Iqlīm Ṣaʿda wa l-Jawf: Das problematische Erbe einer möglichen föderalen Provinz, in: Jemen-Report 45 (2014) 32-39.

Marieke Brandt, Sufyān’s ‘Hybrid’ War: Tribal Politics During the Hūthī Conflict, in: Journal of Arabian Studies 3/1 (2013) 120-138.

Marieke Brandt, Friedens-Shaykh und Kriegs-Shaykh: Der Übergang von Kriegsführerschaft bei den Banū Munebbih im Ḥūthī-Konflikt im Nordwest-Jemen, in: Anthropos 107/1 (2012) 49-69; Access: https://www.jstor.org/stable/23510141.


MAGDALENA MOORTHY KLOSS

Collected Volumes (contributor)

Magdalena Kloss, 'The Najahids: A Slave Dynasty in Medieval Yemen', in: Thomas MacMaster (ed.), Before the Atlantic: Slave-Trading from Late Antiquity to the Age of Exploration (Kalamazoo, ARC-Medieval Press, in review).

Journal Articles

Magdalena Moorthy Kloss, Sklaven, Soldaten und Souveräne: Die Naǧāḥiden des mittelalterlichen Jemen, in: Jemen-Report 48 (2017) 17-20.

Book Reviews

Magdalena Moorthy Kloss, 'Review of Benjamin Reilly, Slavery, Agriculture and Malaria in the Arabian Peninsula, Ohio: Ohio University Press, 2015', Arabian Humanities 6 (2016).

Magdalena Kloss, 'Review of Jerzy Zdanowski, Speaking with their Own Voices: The stories of Slaves in the Persian Gulf in the 20th Century, Cambridge: Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2014', Arabian Humanities 5 (2015).

Papers, Presentations, Workshops

Magdalena Kloss, 'Ethiopian Slaves in Medieval Yemen – A Study of Medieval Arabic Texts', paper presented at the International Conference of Ethiopian Studies (Warsaw, 25.08.2015)

Magdalena Kloss, 'Slaves, Soldiers and Sovereigns: African Slaves in Medieval South Arabia', paper presented at the International Medieval Congress (Leeds, 09.07.2015)


ODILE KOMMER

Journal Article

Odile Kommer, 'Von „Söhnen“ und ihrem Erbe: Persische Minderheiten im mittelalterlichen Jemen', Jemen Report 47 (2016), 126-127; DOI: 10.1553/0x00388f11.

Book Review

Odile Kommer, 'Review of Amélie Le Renard, A Society of Young Women: Opportunities of Place, Power, and Reform in Saudi Arabia, Stanford: Stanford University Press', in: Social Anthropology 24/1 (2014), 126-127.

Papers, Presentations, Workshops

Odile Kommer, 'Al-Abnā' and al-Furs: Persians in al-Hamdānī's South Arabia', paper presented at the International Medieval Congress (Leeds, 9.7.2015)

Odile Kommer, 'Persische Minderheiten im Werk al-Hamdānīs – ethnische Terminologie und sozialer Status im mittelalterlichen Jemen', paper presented at 10th Vienna Anthropology Days at Vienna University (Vienna, 23-25.4.2015)

Odile Kommer, 'Ethnonyms and Ethnicity in Medieval South Arabia from a Historical Anthropological Perspective', paper presented at the International Medieval Congress (Leeds, 7-10.7.2014)


DANIEL MAHONEY

Collected Volumes (contributor)

Daniel Mahoney, ‘The Political Construction of a Tribal Genealogy from Early Medieval South Arabia’, in: Walter Pohl, Christina Lutter and Eirik Hovden (eds.), Meanings of Community across Medieval Eurasia: Comparative Approaches (Brill's Series on the Early Middle Ages 25, Leiden 2016), 163-182. DOI: 10.1163/9789004315693_009

Daniel Mahoney, 'Ceramic Production in the Yemeni Central Highlands during the Islamic Period', in: S. McPhillips and P. Wordsworth (eds.), Landscapes of the Islamic World: Archaeology, History, and Ethnography (Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2016). DOI: 10.1553/0x003718e5

Daniel Mahoney, ‘Cultural Heritage and Identity Politics in Early Medieval South Arabia’, Andre Gingrich and Siegfried Haas (eds.), Southwest Arabia across History - Essays to the Memory of Walter Dostal (Wien 2014), 67-78.

Daniel Mahoney, Staple Production, 'Cultivation and Sedentary Life: Model Input Data' (with M. Widell, B. Studevent-Hickman, J. Tenney, J. Lauinger, and T. Paulette), in: T. Wilkinson, M. Gibson, and M. Widell (eds.), Models of Mesopotamian Landscapes: How Small-Scale Landscapes Contributed to the Growth of Early Civilizations (Oxford 2013), 81-101; DOI: 10.1553/0x00376408.

Journal Article

Daniel Mahoney, 'The Political Agency of Kurds as an Ethnic Group in Late Medieval Sout Arabia', in:Medieval Worlds 3/2016, 146-157. DOI: 10.1553/0x003718e3

Daniel Mahoney,‘The Role of Horses in the Politics of Late Medieval South Arabia’, in: Arabian Humanities 8 (2017). DOI: 10.4000/cy.3287

Daniel Mahoney and Eirik Hovden, ‘Stammes- und Religionsgemeinschaften im mittelalterlichen Südarabien‘, Historicum 31 (2014), 28-3.

Papers, Presentations, Workshops

Daniel Mahoney, 'Non-local glazed ceramics from the Islamic period Yemeni highlands', paper presented at the International Congress on the Archaeology of the Ancient Near East (Vienna, 28.4.2016).

Daniel Mahoney, 'Under siege: the political landscape of the Yemeni central highlands during the late medieval and early Ottoman periods' poster presented at the American Historical Association Annual Meeting (Atlanta, 9.1.2016).

Daniel Mahoney, 'From state soldiers to rebel tribes: Kurds in late medieval South Arabia', paper presented at the International Medieval Congress (Leeds, 9.7.2015).

Daniel Mahoney, 'A tale of two families: The varied formation of post-Abbasid polities in ninth century South Arabia', paper presented at the VISCOM Workshop: In the Shadows of Empire II - Peripheral Polities of Byzantium and the Caliphate (Vienna, 20.4.2015).

Daniel Mahoney, 'A cultural heritage text from early medieval South Arabai', paper presented at the Middle East Studies Association Annual Meeting (Washington, D.C., 24.11.2014).

Daniel Mahoney, 'The ideological establishment of the Rasulids as a sub-imperial power in medieval South Arabia', paper presented at the International Medieval Congress (Leeds, 9.7.2014).

Daniel Mahoney, 'The formation of South Arabian identity in al-Hamdānī’s al-Iklīl', paper presented at VISCOM Workshop: Historiographies of Identity 4 - Historiography and Identity towards the End of the First Millennium workshop, (Vienna, 16-17.12.2013).

Daniel Mahoney, 'The effects of Rasulid and Mamluk rule over the resistant central highlands of Yemen', paper presented at the Middle East Studies Association Annual Meeting (New Orleans, 13.10.2013).

Daniel Mahoney, 'The divisive formation and contentious competition of tribal groups in the highlands of Yemen', paper presented at the International Medieval Congress (Leeds, 02.07.2013).

Daniel Mahoney, ‘The utilized landscape: local craft production and exchange networks in the Islamic period central highlands of Yemen’, paper presented at the Middle East History and Theory Workshop at the University of Chicago (Chicago, 07.11.2012).

Daniel Mahoney, ‘The diverse strategies of identification in the historiography of the early medieval tribal community in South Arabia’, paper presented at VISCOM Workshop: Historiographies of Identity 1 - Narrating Community – Methodological Approaches (Vienna, 19.10.2012).

Daniel Mahoney, ‘Islamic period domestic and religious architecture of the Yemeni central highlands’, paper presented at the Symposium ‘South Arabian Studies Today: In memoriam Walter Dostal’ at the Austrian Academy of Sciences and Austrian Oriental Society (Vienna, 08.10.2012).

Daniel Mahoney, ‘The ceramic production of rural communities in the Yemeni central highlands during the Islamic period’, paper presented at Materiality in Islam Research Initiative (MIRI) workshop ‘The Materiality of the Islamic Rural Economy’ (Copenhagen, 24.08.2012).

Daniel Mahoney, ‘The Islamic period ceramic industry of the Dhamar Basin in the central highlands of Yemen’, paper presented at the 8th International Congress on the Archaeology of the Ancient Near East (Warsaw, 01.05.2012).

Daniel Mahoney, ‘Tribes under siege: a colonial(?) history of the Islamic period Dhamar Basin, Yemen’, paper presented at the Institute for Social Anthropology Research Forum of the Austrian Academy of Sciences  (Vienna, 15.03.2012).


Other Associated Project Members (alphabetical order)

Journal Articles

Anne Regourd, Arabic documents from the Cairo Geniza in the David Kaufmann collection, in: Journal of Islamic Manuscripts, 3/2 (2012) 1-19.

Last Update: 14.08.18