- Prof.dr. M. (Martin) van Bruinessen
- P. (Pieter) Coppens (PhD candidate)
- Prof.dr. P. (Patrick) Eisenlohr
- Drs. C. (Corné) Hanssen
- Prof.dr. F. (Fred) de Jong (emeritus)
- A. (Abdelghani) el Khairat (PhD candidate)
- Dr. N. (Nico) Landman
- Prof.dr. Christian Lange
- A.A.J. (Arjan) Post
- dr. U. (Amr) Ryad
- Drs. A. (Annemeik) Schlatmann (PhD candidate)
- Y. (Yunus) Yaldiz (PhD candidate)
Please find below an overview of researchers affiliated to Utrecht University.
Expertise: Islam; cultural anthropology; Islam in Europe; ethnic groups and ethnic politics in the Middle East; Indonesia (Bandung); Kurds; Alevis.
Title PhD project: Crossing Boundaries: Encounters with God and the Otherworld in Mystical Commentaries on the Qurʾān.
Expertise: anthropology of ethnic and religious pluralism; the anthropology of religion; secularism; Islam in South Asia; transnational Hinduism in the Indian Ocean.
Expertise: Arabic language; Shi'a .
Expertise: Sufi orders; Egypt; Islamic mysticism.
Title PhD project: Negotiating Enlightenment: Moroccan satire in the 21st century.
Expertise: institutionalization of Islam in Europe (the Netherlands); Diyanet; mosques; the role of imams in the Netherlands; Sufism.
Expertise: religious studies; Islamic legal theory; Islamic eschatology; Cultural Anthropology; Philosophy.
Title PhD project: Reassessing the Origins of Salafism: A Study of Ibn Taymiyya’s View of Sufism.
Expertise: modern Islamic intellectual and religious history; dynamics of the networks of Islamic reformist and pan-Islamist movements; Muslim polemics on Christianity; history of Christian missions in the modern Muslim World; transnational Islam in interwar Europe.
Title PhD project: Fiqh for Shi`i Muslims in the Western world .
Subject PhD project: 2nd-3rd/8th-9th century Islamic asceticism in hadith literature.