Until 12 Nov 99, Ethnologisches Museum (Ethnological Museum), Berlin, Germany
berlin. “Muslims’ Worlds” is due to open in Berlin’s Ethnological Museum in Dahlem this month, exploring the theme of gender segregation in traditional Islamic societies and Muslim diversity, from orthodoxy to Sufism. In four rooms, measuring 850 sq. m, about 300 objects mainly from Pakistan, Afghanistan and Central Asia dating from the 18th century to the mid 20th century, have been organised to show, for example, how men traditionally dominate public life while Muslim women are...
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