Doktorandinnen und Doktoranden

Jahrgang 2019

Dilshat Amrayev

Reaction of local Egyptian population to the rule of Turkish Mamluk Sultanate. A foreign military aristocracy or defenders of Islam?

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Santram Antil

Wrestling, Identity and Body Politics: Muslim Wrestlers in North India

Santram Antil

Elif Conker (Stipendiatin der Gerda-Henkel-Stiftung)

The Transformation of the Ottoman Perception of the Wahhabi Movement: From Negotiation to Confrontation (1745-1818)

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Zeynep Ertugrul

From Transnational Circulation of Ideas to Local Rituals: The Role of Intellectuals in the Language Day Celebrations during the Single-Party Rule in Turkey

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Peyman Eshaghi (Stipendiat der Gerda-Henkel-Stiftung)

Piety, Power and Transnationalism: History and Politics of Iranian Hajj (1785 - 1979)

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Binyamin Lawal

Expansion of the Sacred into the Public Space: Spatial Contestation between Muslims and Christians in Plateau State

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Tang Man

The Lifeworlds of Salar Muslims in Qinghai Considered in the Context of Chinas Belt and Road Infrastructural Project: An Existential-Anthropological Study

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Udi Raz

Negotiating "Semites": Muslims and Jews redefine Otherness in Germany

nopic

Jahrgang 2018

Asmaa Essakouti

Untranslatability and the ineffability of voice in Arabic literature

Asmaa Essakouti

Ingrid Evans

Techniques and Legacies of al-Suyūṭī's Muzhir

Ingrid Evans

Vincent Favier

Preachers & Teachers: (filming) ideological performance, orders and disorders among/between Salafi, pentecostal students and teachers on the university campuses of Niamey, Niger, and Ibadan, Nigeria.

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Philip Geisler (Stipendiat der Gerda-Henkel-Stiftung)

Preserving Islamic Heritage in Europe and North America

Geisler_Portrait

Yasmin Ismail

Where is my Ummah? Understanding the influence of transnational networks on inter-Muslim relations in Southern Africa

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Wikke Jansen

Negotiating the Relationship between Gender, Sexuality and Religion in Indonesia

Wikke Jansen

Rustam Samadov

Life, work and religious networks of Tajik labour migrants: How emigration changes traditional solidarity structures in Tajikistan

nopic

Silvia Wolf

Performing Global Dakwah in Indonesia

Silvia Wolf

Salwa Yahya (Stipendiatin der Gerda-Henkel-Stiftung)

Caste-based Muslim claims on the Indian state: a study of the Pasmanda Muslim Mahaz

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Özgür Ögütcü (Stipendiat der Gerda-Henkel-Stiftung)

From Empire to Nation State. A Comparative Analysis of the Emergence of Airspace in the 1920s-1950s Middle East

Özgür Ögütcü

Hale Şaşmaz (Stipendiatin der Gerda-Henkel-Stiftung)

Gender Politics in Regime Transition: Woman Intellectuals in the Early Republican Era (1918-1945)

Sasmaz_Hale

Jahrgang 2017

Iskandar Ahmad Abdalla

Rendering Islam Liberal: Secularism, Sexuality and the Politics of Muslim Self-appropriation in Germany

Iskandar BGSMCS

Nayera Abdelrahman Soliman

Between Home and Nation. Forced Displacement and National Identity in post-1952 Egypt

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Müge Akpinar

"In Quest of Lost Remedy": Body, Health and Identity in an Islamic Medicine Inspired Healing Movement in Turkey

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Sulaiman Adewale Alagunfon

Intersecting Possible Effects: Cultural Trajectories in the Maqamat of Yoruba Scholars

Sulaiman alagunfon

Yousry Elseadawy

The scribes of Arabic manuscripts. A historical and codicological study

Yousry

Alireza Hodaei

From Tbilisi to Tabriz; Muslim Intellectuals in South Caucasus and Making the Constitutional Revolution in Iran 1906-1911

hodaei

Clemens Holzgruber

Jihadi-Salafism Contested. Analysing Jihadi-Salafi Debates on Belief, Jihad, and Islamic Governance.

clemens_holzgruber

Sumrin Kalia

Muslim Identity and Civic Engagement; Exploring Pakistan’s Urban Youth Attitudes

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Benedikt Reier

Archive Fever in Egypt and Syria: The Social Logic and Use of Biographical Dictionaries in the Mamluk Period (1250-1517 CE)

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Ahmed Saleh

Agency of the Ordinary: Structures and Processes of Local Political Violence in Revolutionary Egypt

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Dimetri Whitfield

Truth in Masculinity & Muslimness: Young Men of the Ahmadiyya Jama'at in the Gambia

Dimetri

Jahrgang 2016

Heba Amin

Reconfigured Territories in the MENA Region: Visualized Landscapes in the Era of Digitization and Migration

Heba_Amin

Lucía Cirianni Salazar

Coping with Closure. Pasts and Fates of the Turkish Tekkes

Lucía Cirianni Salazar

Saidolimkhon Gaziev

The politics of gender in a colonial Islamic society: governing 'womanhood' in late 19th- and early 20th-century Russian Central Asia

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Laura Hindelang

Iridescent Kuwait. Investigating the Image World of Petro-Modernity

Laura_Hindelang

Jovo Miladinović

Mobilization of Manpower at the End and during the Change of Empires in the Multi-Confessional Borderland "Sandjak" (1900s-1920s)

Jovo_Profil

Bilal Sabbagh (2016 - 2017)

The Popularisation of Sufism in Zangid, Ayyubid, and early Mamluk Syria

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Ali Sakr

Die Poetik als Teil eines philosophischen Wissenschaftssystems: Der Poetik-Kommentar Ibn Sinas in seiner Summa "Die Genesung der Seele"

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Besnik Sinani

The Ba Alawi Sufi Order in Saudi-Arabia: State, Orthodoxy, and Deviance in Contemporary Islam

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Viktor Ullmann

Interrelations between the Iranian Motion Picture Industry and International Film Festivals

viktor_ullmann

Soheb Ur-Rahman Niazi

Social Stratification at a Muslim Qasbah: The Case of Amroha in Colonial India

soheb_niazi

André Weißenfels

Products of Work: Hybrid Subjectivities of Employees in Tunisia

nopic

Merima Šehagić

Processes of Racialization and the Everyday. An Ethnographic account of Bosnian Muslims in Berlin

merima_sehagic

Jahrgang 2015

Zubair Ahmad

The History of the Present: A Postcolonial Genealogy of Germany's Politics of Islam

zubair_ahmad

Muhammed Niyas Ashraf

Entanglements of Print Culture and Trajectories of Community Formation: Mappila Muslims of Kerala, 1867 - 1956

muhammed-niyas

Mohammed Swalih Errata Parambil

Everyday Ethics: Towards an Ethnography of Two Key Texts in the Islamic Everyday Life of Mappilas in Contemporary Kerala, South India

mohammed-swalih

Jannis Grimm

Contested Discourses & Contentious Dynamics: The Politics of Signification in Post-revolutionary Egypt

jannis_grimm

Miriam Kurz

Mosque Space(s) in Berlin: Configurations of Gender in Social Practice and the Constitution of Islamic Spaces. An Ethnographic Study

miriam_kurz

Christian Kübler (2015 - 2017)

Jamāl al-Dīn al-Qāsimī (1866-1914): Life, Network and Legacy of a Damascene Salafī

christian_kuebler

Jonas Müller-Laackman

Qaṣāʾid al-Muʿtaqilīn - An Arabic branch of concentration camp literature

jonas_mueller-laackman

Dunja Rašić (Alumna BGSMCS)

The Banisher of Madness: An Interpretation of Language as the Vessel of All Truth Sacred and Profane in the Teachings of Ibn al-Sarrāj of Baghdad

dunja_rasic

Mareike Transfeld

Working Title: The New Yemen(s): (Re-)Imagining National Identity, Geography and State on Facebook (2011-2016)

mareike_transfeld

Jahrgang 2014

Sara Abbas

Delivering salvation: The women of the Islamist Movement and the discourses and practices of Sudan’s Civilization(al) Project

Sara Abbas

Philip Bockholt (Alumnus BGSMCS)

Writing History in Safavid Times. Khvandamir's (d. 1535-6) General History Habib al-siyar and its Reception in the Premodern Period

bockholt1

Nadja Danilenko (Alumna BGSMCS)

Picturing the Islamicate World in the Tenth Century. The Story of al-Iṣṭaḫrī’s "Book of Routes and Realms"

danilenko1

Nicholas Gjorvad (Alumnus BGSMCS)

The 'Black Hole' of the Brotherhood: The Evolution of a Youth Group to a Political Party

gjorvad

Veronika Hager

“Thinking about the Ottoman Empire in the Early Republic of Turkey”

hager-veronika

Zacky Khairul Umam

Master of Two Oceans: Mulla Ibrahim al-Kurani (d. 1690) and the Medinan School for Religious Reformism

Zacky Khairul Umam

Oriana Kochbeck

Between Isolation and Global Reception: The Figure of Muhammad Rashid Rida in the Context of the Islamic Reform Scene

gaetaniello

Rahina Muazu (Alumna BGSMCS)

The Recited Qur’an and Vocal Nudity: Contestations over the Female Voice in the Nigerian Public Space

Rahina Muazu

Masouda Stelzer

Promoting Democracy in Times of Uprisings: the discourse of German political aid in Egypt

Masouda Stelzer

Adela Taleb

Transcending national boundaries. The role of the EU and pan-European Muslim organisations in the discursive field of "European Islam".

Adela Taleb

Syaifudin Zuhri (Alumnus BGSMCS)

Shrines Making and Contesting the Sacred: Muslim Pilgrimage in Contemporary Bali-Indonesia.

Syaifudin Zuhri

Jahrgang 2013

Mustafa Abulhimal (2013 - 2015)

The Home-grown Secular: Religion, Education and Language in the Writings of Abdullah al-Nadim (1843-1896)

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Ezgi Canpolat (2013 - 2015)

Development Assistance, Faith-based NGOs in the Context of Turkey’s Africa Opening

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Dina El-Sharnouby (Alumna BGSMCS)

What Happened to the Revolutionary Youth after the January 25th Revolution? – A Comparative Study on Egyptian Youth Groups

2013_Dina_El_Sharnouby

Markus Fiebig

Mosque education in inner northwestern China between tradition and modernity

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Josephine Gehlhar

The Ottoman Commentary Tradition to al-Ghazālī’s Tahāfut al-falāsifa

josephine_gehlhar

Nora Marianne Haakh

Strategies for Changing Stages. Contemporary Arabic Theatre and Cultural Brokering in Germany

foto_nora haakh

Saima Haq (2013 - 2016)

Cinema,Cultures and Marker of Muslim Identity

2013_saima haq

Liese Hoffmann

Meanings of School in Post-Colonial Coastal Kenya

2013_Liese_Hoffmann

Anton Nikolotov

Geographies of afterlife: the futurist imaginations in the lives of Muslim market workers in Moscow.

nikolotov

Thomas Schad

From Fellow Muslims into Fellow Nationals? Migrants from Yugoslavia to Turkey between demographic engineering and trans-national figurations in İstanbul and İzmir (1945 – 1990)

2013_Thomas_Schad

Eva Christine Schmidt (Alumna BGSMCS)

Gender Politics in Transition. The Role of Feminist Actors in the Tunisian Transition

2013_Eva_Christine_Schmidt

Neda Soltani

Memory, Displacement and National Identity: A Gendered Analysis of Iranian Diaspora in Germany

2013_Neda_Soltani

Nicola Verderame (Alumnus BGSMCS)

On the Crossroads of Modernisation and Heritage: Fountain-Building in the Late Ottoman Empire

2013_Nicola_Verderame

Theresia Dyah Wirastri (Alumna BGSMCS)

Coping with Polygamy in Indonesia: Women’s Strategies to Seek Social Security in Unregistered Islamic Polygamous Marriages

2013_Theresia_Dyah_Wirastri

Jahrgang 2012

Kamaluddin Ahmed (2012 - 2015)

Abu Ja'far Ahmad ibn Muhammad al-Tahawi (239/853 - 321/933) and the Formation of the Hanafi School of Law in the 9th - 10th Centuries C.E.

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Ersin Cagin (2012 - 2019)

“Islamic Activism” in Transition: The Dialogue Discourse and the Contested Identity of the Gülen Movement.

ersin_cagin

Sarah Holz (Alumna BGSMCS)

Organised Religion in Pakistan: Dynamics and Change in Religious Institutions of the State.

holz_sarah

Murtala Ibrahim (Alumnus BGSMCS)

Sensation, Sight and Sound of Nigerian Religious Movements: A Comparative Study of Christ Embassy and Nasrul lahi- Fathi Society (NASFAT).

Murtala Ibrahim_skaliert

Nursem Keskin Aksay (Alumna BGSMCS)

Religion, Class, Gender: The Emergence of "Islamic Bourgeoisie" and Middle Class Muslim Women.

Aksay

Max Kramer (Alumnus BGSMCS)

Memory, Loss and Resistance: Kashmir in the independent digital documentary film.

2012_Max_Kramer

Kristina Mashimi

Beyond Classrooms: Ethics and Education at Gülen-inspired Schools in Urban Tanzania

kristina_dohrn

Juliane Müller (Alumna BGSMCS)

Food and Drink in Arabo-Islamic Medicine. The Dietetics of Naǧīb ad-Dīn as-Samarqandī

julianemueller2

Hanna Nieber

Drinking the Written Qur’an: Scripture and Healing in Zanzibar Town

Hanna Nieber_skaliert

Miriam Ovadia (Alumna BGSMCS)

Late-Ḥanbali Discursive Theology by Ibn Qayyim al-Jawziyyah: al-Ṣawāʽiq al-Mursalah

2012_Miriam_Ovadia

Claudia Seise (Alumna BGSMCS)

Religioscapes in Muslim Indonesia: Personalities, Institutions and Practices

claudia_seise

Jahrgang 2011

Olly Akkerman (Alumna BGSMCS)

From Sacred to Secret. Bohra Textual Practice and the Language of Secrecy

2011_Olly_Akkerman

Antonia Bosanquet (Alumna BGSMCS)

Ibn al-Qayyim's „Ahkam Ahl al-Dhimma“ – Regulations pertaining to the Protected People

Bosanquet

Rosa Cordillera Castillo (Alumna BGSMCS)

Dissertation: Being and Becoming: Imagination, Memory, and Violence in the Southern Philippines

2011_RosaCordilleraCastillo

Julia Clauß (2011-2017)

A Study in Scandals. Cultural Change in 21st-Century Saudi Arabia

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Nora Derbal (Alumna BGSMCS)

Charity for the Poor in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, 1961-2015.

2011_Nora_Derbal

Mohamed Eissa (Alumnus BGSMCS)

Theology and Legal Theory in the Fifth/Eleventh Century - A Case Study from the Shāfiʿī School of Law

2011_mohamed eissa

Jasmin Mahazi (Alumna BGSMCS)

An Anthropology of the verbal text and context of Vave - a Bajuni farmer's ritual on the Swahili coast

Jasmin Mahazi_skaliert2

Katharina Mühlbeyer (2011 - 2015)

Contemporary Islamic Advice Literature from Saudi Arabia

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Barbara Ogbone

The impact of as-safar lil-ʿilm – translocal migration in search of religious education among Togolese Muslims

2011_Barbara Ogbone

Jasmijn Rana (Alumna BGSMCS)

Young Muslim Women in Combat Sports: Tensions and Connections

rana

Nilden Vardar (2011 - 2014)

Konvertiten zum Islam - Neue politische Akteure in Deutschland? Der Einfluss eines neuen Religionsverständnisses auf die Selbstwahrnehmung als deutsch-muslimischer Staatsbürger.

nopic

Jahrgang 2010

Saud al-Zaid (Alumnus BGSMCS)

Modernity's Other: An Intellectual Anthropology of Radical Islamic Thought.

nopic

Gregory Thomas Carlock (Alumnus BGSMCS)

"A Total Poetic Conception of the World": Poetry and Modernity in Adünıs' Criticism

nopic

Chorshanbe Goibnazarov (Alumnus BGSMCS)

Qașā’id-khānī a musical expression of social, cultural and religious identity in Badakhshan

2010_Chorshanbe_Goibnazarov

Kerstin Hünefeld (Alumna BGSMCS)

Islamic Governance in Yemen: Imām Yaḥyā 's Protection of the Jews and the Negotiation of Power

kerstin_huenefeld

Omar Kasmani (Alumnus BGSMCS)

Gender off course: subjectivities amongst fakir bodies of Sehwan sharīf

Kasmani

Razak Khan (Alumnus BGSMCS)

Minority Pasts: The Other Histories of a “Muslim Locality”, Rampur 1889-1949

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Alina Kokoschka (Alumna BGSMCS)

Warenwelt Islam. Konsumkultur & Ästhetik der Waren im zeitgenössischen Syrien

nopic

Jakob Krais (Alumnus BGSMCS)

Libysche Geschichtsschreibung zur italienischen Kolonialzeit

nopic

Stefan Maneval (Alumnus BGSMCS)

The Architecture of Everyday Life in Twentieth Century Jiddah

stefan_maneval

Mahabat Sadyrbek (Alumna BGSMCS)

Ethnography of Law and Justice in contemporary Kyrgyzstan. The phenomenon of kun.

nopic

Anne Schönfeld

Islam-specific knowledge production between science, politics and the public: The training of imams in Germany.

2010_Anne_Schönfeld

Jahrgang 2009

Dauda Abubakar (Alumnus BGSMCS)

The Practice of Zakat in Shari'ah and non-Shari'ah states of northern Nigeria

Dauda Abubakar_skaliert

Sarah Albrecht (Alumna BGSMCS)

Dār al-Islām Revisited. Territoriality in Contemporary Islamic Legal Discourse on Muslims in the West

nopic

Zeynep Aydogan (Alumna BGSMCS)

Mapping the Early Ottoman World: Representations of Cultural Geography in the Late Medieval Anatolian Frontier Narratives

nopic

Janine Budich (Alumna BGSMCS)

Voluntary Work in Syria in the Field of Environment Protection

nopic

Till Grallert (Alumnus BGSMCS)

To Whom Belong the Streets? Property, Propriety, and Appropriation: The Production of Public Space in Late Ottoman Damascus, 1875-1914

Till Grallert

Sabine Hanisch (2009-2015)

Spaces and Dynamics of Female Practice: Exchange and Marriage in the Sahel, Tunisia

nopic

Syafiq Hasyim (Alumnus BGSMCS)

The Islamisation of Indonesia's State-Law

nopic

Ebtisam Hussein (Alumna BGSMCS)

Contemporary Islamic Political Discourse: Writing Under Contested Autocratic Regime

Ebtisam Hussein

Eva Marie Kogel

Zwischen Gotteslob und religiöser Debatte: Eine formenkritische Untersuchung hymnischer Passagen im Koran

nopic

Sara Ellinor Morack (Alumna BGSMCS)

Migrants, Locals and the State in Izmir and its Hinterland

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Rune Reyhé (Alumnus BGSMCS)

Marriage and Social Interaction in a Semi-rural Uyghur Community of Kashgar

nopic

Saskia Schäfer (Alumna BGSMCS)

The debate on religious freedom in contemporary Indonesia and Malaysia

saskia_schaefer

Usman Shah (2009 - 2012)

Contested Governance: State Building and Social Transformation in Pakistan

nopic

Ruth Streicher (Alumna BGSMCS)

Constructing Masculinities: A Gendered Ethnography of the Conflict in Southern Thailand

Ruth Streicher

Jahrgang 2008

Mareike Beez (Alumna BGSMCS)

Der zwölferschiitische Martyriumsdiskurs im Iran des 19. und 20. Jahrhunderts

nopic

Johara Berriane (Alumna BGSMCS)

The zâwiya of Sidi Ahmad al-Tijani in Fez and its transnational influence

johara_berriane

Feray Coşkun (Alumna BGSMCS)

Sanctifying Ottoman Istanbul: The Shrine of Abū Ayyūb al-Anṣārī

feray_coskun

Sarah Hartmann

The Informal Education Sector in Egypt: Between State, Market, and Civil Society.

nopic

Frauke-Katrin Kandale (Alumna BGSMCS)

Becoming Muslim: Chinese Muslim converts in Malaysia

frauke_kandale

Nils Riecken (Alumnus BGSMCS)

Abdallah Laroui and the Location of History. An Intellectual Biography

nopic

Michael Saurer (Alumnus BGSMCS)

Initiation, Segregation and Negotiation as Key Factors in Coversion Processes between Christians and Muslims in Southwest-Uganda.

nopic

Linus Strothmann (Alumnus BGSMCS)

Managing Piety at the Shrine of Data Ganj Bukhsh in Lahore, Pakistan

Linus Strothmann

Jan Thiele (Alumnus BGSMCS)

Die Theologie des Zayditen al-Ḥasan ar-Raṣṣāṣ. Rezeption und Entwicklung bahšamitischer Lehren im Jemen des 6./12. Jahrhunderts

Jan Thiele

Torsten Wollina (Alumnus BGSMCS)

Zwanzig Jahre Alltag. Lebens-, Welt- und Selbstbild im Journal des Aḥmad Ibn Ṭawq

wollina