Being a young British Iraqi Shii in London: exploring diasporic cultural and religious identities between Britain and Iraq

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Abstract

Relying on an ethnographic research conducted both in the UK and Iraq, this article explores issues of cultural and religious identities among London-based young British Iraqi Shiis. Using Stuart Hall’s notions of ‘articulation’ and ‘new ethnicities’, I analyse how different realities and experiences of space and class shape young British Iraqi Shiis self-identification in relation to socio-political, religious and ethnic belongings.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)349-367
Number of pages19
JournalContemporary Islam
Volume13
Issue number3
DOIs
StatePublished - Oct 1 2019
Externally publishedYes

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Cultural Studies
  • Religious studies

Keywords

  • British Shii Muslims
  • Iraqi Shiism
  • Sectarianism
  • Transnational Shii Islam

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