Spirits and Djinn from the Islamic Worlds

Location

Sydney Mechanics School of Art
280 Pitt St
Sydney, NSW

Prices

TAASA Members $20.00
Non-Members $30.00

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Spirits and Djinn from the Islamic Worlds
Djinn stone, Petra

 

Spirits and Djinn from the Islamic Worlds

Arabia and its deserts are said to be the home of the Djinn, spirits of ‘smokeless fire’ created by Allah as intermediaries between realms of the human and angelic. However, as Islam spread throughout the heartlands of antiquity, the ancient Near East and beyond, the Djinn adopted new characteristics, stories and material culture. This talk looks at the roles Djinn play in the religion, spiritualism and arts of the Islamic world.

 

Dr Julian Droogan

Dr Julian Droogan has a PhD in Comparative Religions from the University of Sydney and is a Senior Lecturer at the Department of Security Studies and Criminology, Macquarie University.

 

Where: Sydney Mechanics School of Art, 280 Pitt Street, Sydney (near Town Hall station). 

Cost: Members $20, Non-Members $30. Refreshments provided. 

How to Book: Please make all bookings and payments in advance. No refunds. Book via email to Chris Manning (bookings@taasa.org.au) or call Chris on 0412 686 025.

How to Pay
1.  By Direct Debit (“your name Spirits 3" as reference)
BSB: 012 003     Account Number: 2185 28414
Account Name:   The Asian Arts Society of Australia

2. By credit card on this website - see booking button

 

DATE TIME
Monday, 1st April, 2019 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm