University of Amsterdam

Please find below an overview of researchers affiliated to the University of Amsterdam.


Drs. P.W.H. (Paul) Aarts

Expertise: politics and economics of the Middle East; Saudi Arabia; Iraq; Iran; Northern Africa.

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Dr. M.L.M. (Maaike) van Berkel

Expertise: Abbasid (8th-10th centuries) and Mamluk (13th-15th centuries) history; social and cultural history of medieval Islam; state formation and bureaucracy; settlement of conflicts.

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M. (Mònica) Colominas Aparicio (PhD candidate)

Title PhD project: Mudejars and the Politics of Identity: Authority, Loyalty and Religious Polemics in Late-Medieval Iberia

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A. (Abdel Basset) Dahraoui (PhD candidate)

Title PhD project: Amazigh Identity and Diasporic Media: The Affects of Migrationon Notions of Cultural Identity and Memory in the Amazigh Songs, Films and Websites.

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P. (Peyman) Jafari (PhD candidate)

Title PhD project: From Political Liberalisation to De-Liberalisation: State, Society and post-Islamism in Iran (1979-2009)

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dr. M. (Mariwan) Kanie

Expertise: interaction between literature, religion, culture and politics in the Middle East.

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A. (Ammeke) Kateman (PhD candidate)

Title PhD project: Religion and the Construction of Modernity in Islam: Muhammad Abduh's Reformism and his Christian Interlocutors.

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Prof.dr. M. (Michael) Kemper

Expertise: Islam in Russia, Central Asia, and the Caucasus; the history of Oriental Studies in Europe.

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Dr. R.L.A. (Richard) van Leeuwen

Expertise: history of the Middle East; Islamic culture; Arabic literature; Islam in the modern world.

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Dr. M.M. (Michiel) Leezenberg

Expertise: Iraq; political Islam; refugees; Islamic culture.

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Prof.dr. A.C.A.E. (Annelies) Moors

Expertise: sociology and anthropology; Muslim cultural politics; contemporary Muslim societies; Muslim dress and fashion; marriage and property; Muslim family law.

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Prof.dr. R. (Ruud) Peters (emeritus)

Expertise: Islamic law and human rights; political Islam; Islam and education; secular law; Dutch extremist Islamism.

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B.M.H. (Bregje) Termeer (PhD candidate)

Title PhD project: Artistic production as a process of authorship in which Dutch Muslims develop their subjectivities in relation to the social-political context of nationalism, anti-migrant sentiments and Islamophobia in the Netherlands.

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Prof.dr. J.N. (Jean) Tillie

Expertise: political participation; migrant mobilization; migrant organizations; network theory; civic communities; (Muslim) radicalism.

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Dr. S.J. (Sipco) Vellenga

Expertise: religion and health care; Islam in Europe; religion and social problems.

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Dr. O.G.A. (Oscar) Verkaaik

Expertise: ethnicity; nationalism; political participation/informal policy; migration and religion in Pakistan; ethnic violence gender and age.

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Dr. K.V.Q. (Karen) Vintges

Expertise: women and islam; feminism and fundamentalism; multiculturalism; political and social Philosophy.

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Mr.dr. M. (Maaike) Voorhoeve

Expertise: family law in Muslim countries; Tunisia.

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dr. V.E. (Vanessa) Vroon-Najem

Expertise: conversion to Islam, women and Islam in The Netherlands.

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Prof.dr. G.A. (Gerard) Wiegers

Expertise: Islam in Europe; Islam en transnationalism; politics of religious identity; Islamic ethics; history of Islam on the Iberian Peninsula; North Africa and Europe; ritual studies; theory and method in the study of religions.

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Dr. R.A.F.L. (Robbert) Woltering

Expertise: Occidentalism; Egypt; Arab world and culture; Islamic art and architecture.

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Last Modified: 22-07-2014