Leyla Jagiella | Speaker at SILBERSALZ 2021
Leyla Jagiella | Speaker at SILBERSALZ 2021

Leyla Jagiella

Cultural Anthropologist | Scholar of Religion

Leyla Jagiella is a cultural anthropologist and scholar of religion. She has taught at the universities of Marburg, Bayreuth and Tübingen on questions of orthodoxy and heterodoxy in Islam, religious diversity in South Asia, Southeast Asia and Eastern Europe, as well as on cultural hybridities and transfer processes. She has conducted research in Pakistan, India and Indonesia. She is also an active member of the Liberal-Islamischer Bund e.V. and a freelance expert on questions of sexuality and gender in Muslim societies. In December 2021, her book "Among the Eunuchs. A Muslim Transgender Journey" will be published by Hurst Publishers.


SILBERSALZ Festival 2021

Language in conversation

Kübra Gümüşay, Journalist, Blogger, Author and Net Activist I Moderation: Leyla Jagiella, Ethnologist, Religious Scholar and Trans Activist

We need to talk. About the power and limits of language. Kübra Gümüşay, author of the bestseller " Sprache und Sein" (Language and Being) in an exchange with Leyla Jagiella. [...]