Dr Mustafa Draper BA (Bristol UWE), PGCE, MA PhD (Birmingham)

 

Lecturer in Islam and Contemporary Religion

Department of Theology and Religion

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Contact details

University of Birmingham
Edgbaston
Birmingham
B15 2TT
UK

About

I am a Lecturer in Islam and Contemporary Religion in the Department of Theology and Religion. My primary research and teaching interests are in Contemporary Sufism, New Age and Western Esotericisms, and CyberReligion.

Qualifications

  • BA (Hons) in Humanities (Bristol UWE)
  • MA in Theology (Islam) (Bham)
  • PGCE Secondary RE (Bham)
  • PhD (Bham)

Biography

  • Youth and community worker and teacher in Birmingham
  • Research Assistant on British Muslims Monthly Survery media project
  • Principal Researcher: ESRC funded research project on Transnational Sufism
  • Research Fellow and Teaching Fellow
  • Lecturer in Islam and Contemporary Religion.

Teaching

Undergraduate

  • Sufism: Belief and Practice (Year 2)
  • Buddhism (Year 2)
  • New Age and Alternative Spiritualities (Year 3)
  • Contemporary Sufi Movements (Year 3)

Postgraduate

  • Contemporary Sufism

Postgraduate supervision

  • Contemporary Sufism
  • New Age and Western Esotericisms
  • CyberReligion

Research

I am currently researching in the following areas:

  • Contemporary Sufism: charisma and healing
  • Exorcism and magic in Muslim communities in Britain

Other activities

  • Admissions Tutor for Theology and Religion
  • Programme Leader for MRes in Religion and Culture

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