Erasmus University Rotterdam
- Drs. I. (Ibtissam) Abaâziz (PhD candidate)
- Prof.dr. D. (Dick) Douwes
- M. (Maryse) Kruithof, MA (NISIS PhD candidate)
- Z. (Zihni) Özdil, MA (PhD candidate)
- Dr. A.K. (Ahmed) al-Rawi
- Dr. N.Y.T. (Nahda) Shehada
- Dr. K. (Karin) Willemse
Please find below an overview of researchers affiliated to Erasmus University Rotterdam.
Title PhD project: Islamic identification in Dutch pluralistic society.
Expertise: history of the Middle East; Ottoman history in Syria; religious plurality in the Middle East; Muslims in Western Europe
Title PhD project: Missionary Encounters with Islam and the failed conversion of Java, 1850-1920
Title PhD project: Secularization and religious diversity within islam during the First Turkish Republic (1923-1960). State-building and minorities in modern Turkey with a specific focus on Alevi.
Expertise: Islam and social media
Expertise: Gender, culture & development; sociology of law; anthropology of Islamic law; family law in Muslim countries (e.g. Palestine)
Expertise: relationship between religion, ethnicity, gender, youth and citizenship; revival of sufism in Khartoum; the construction of Muslim identities in South Africa