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Christiane Gruber

Christiane Gruber

Christiane Gruber is professor of Islamic art in the History of Art Department at the University of Michigan and founding director of Khamseen: Islamic Art History Online. Her essays have appeared in Newsweek, The Conversation and Prospect Magazine, and her research has been published in a number of academic journals.

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Muslims in the Metaverse

Muslims in the Metaverse

New digital technologies like VR, holograms and immersive museums make it possible for Muslims to go on a virtual pilgrimage (or “v-hajj”), echoing a long tradition of hajj tourism products that persist despite provoking backlash from religious authorities who wish to preserve the “authentic” pilgrimage celebration.

Christiane Gruber