Kathryn Spellman Poots
|Occupation||Associate Professor and Author|
Kathryn Spellman-Poots is Associate Professor at the Aga Khan University Institute.
Education[edit | edit source]
- Ph.D in politics and sociology, Birkbeck college, university of London, 1995 -2000
- MA in politics and sociology, Birkbeck college, university of London, 1994 – 1995
- BA honors in combined social sciences , Richmond I University, 1991 -1994
- MA in sociology, Marquette University ,1989-1991
Books and Articles[edit | edit source]
- The politics aesthetics of global protest: the Arab spring and beyond, Edinburgh University press, Pnina Werbner, Martin Webb, Kathryn Spellman-Poots, 2014
- Ethnographies of Islam: Ritual performances and everyday practices, Edinburgh University Press, Baudouin Dupret, Thomas Pierret, Paulo G. Pinto, Kathryn Spellman-Poots 201
- Religion and nation: Iranian Local and transnational networks in Britain, Berghahn books, Oxford and New York,2005
Her vision towards Ashura[edit | edit source]
In one of Kathryn Spellman’s books, Ethnographies of Islam: Ritual performances and every day practices, she started the 4th chapter with this title: ”Manifestation of Ashura among young British Shi’is”. In this chapter, she describes the way that British Shi’is practice religious rituals of “Ashura” through public performances in British society.