Photo essay

Issue 23


The sowing festival in Gojal

Page 127
Martin Sökefeld

Martin Sökefeld is chair of social anthropology at the Ludwig-Maximilians-University Munich. He has been engaged in fieldwork in Gilgit-Baltistan for more than 25 years, focusing on ethnicity, sectarianism, the politics of Gilgit-Baltistan in the context of the Kashmir dispute, and more recently on «natural» disasters. Besides, he has also worked on Alevi transnational politics between Germany and Turkey and on the Azad Kashmiri diaspora in the UK.