12 Feb 2020

PhD Supervision

First Supervisor:

  • Sophie Spaan, Muslim Religious Identities and Institutions in interwar Europe, ERC project, Utrecht
    Andrei Tirtan, Pan-Islam and Political Activism in interwar Europe, ERC project, Utrecht University


  • Hayat Ahili, From Reformist to Radical Salafi Thought: A Modern Publication History of Ibn Taymiyya’s
    Fatwas (d. 1328 CE), (in samenwerking met Christian Lange), Universiteit Utrecht
    Judith Kindinger, The Dymanics of Idenitity formation of Egyptian Christians and Muslims from 13th to
    20th century (Prof. Dr. R.B. ter Haar Romeny, Prof. Dr. P.M. Sijpesteijn and Umar Ryad) Faculty
    of Humanities, VU.
    Oriana Gaetaniello, Between Isolation and Global Reception: The Figure of Muhammad Rashid Rida in
    the Context of the Islamic Reform Scene, (Prof. Dr. G. Krämer, Prof. Dr. Ulrike Freitag and Umar
    Ryad) FU Berlin Graduate School Muslim Cultures and Societies.
  • Konkabayeva Nazym, Foreign Supervisor (Supervisor R.A. Avakova), Faculty of Oriental Studies of Al-
    Farabi Kazakh National University, Kazakhstan (External supervisor).

Reading and Defense Committees:

  • Mufti Ali, Muslim opposition to logic and theology in the light of the works of Jalāl al-Dīn al-Suyūṭī
    (d.911/1505), Department of Religious Studies, Faculty of Humanities, Leiden University, 4
    November 2008 (Defense Committee)
    Khaled Mohamed Mahmoud Younes, Joy and sorrow in early Muslim Egypt : Arabic papyrus letters,
    text and content, Leiden Institute for Area Studies (LIAS), Faculty of Humanities, Leiden
    University, 27 August 2013 (Defense Committee)
    Mohammed S.H. Alsulami, Iranian Orientalism: notions of the other in modern Iranian thought, Leiden
    Institute for Area Studies (LIAS), Faculty of Humanities, Leiden University, 5 February 2014
    (Defense Committee)
    R.W. Visser, Identities in early Arabic journalism: The case of Louis Ṣābūnjī, Amsterdam School for
    Culture and History (ASCH), Faculty of Humanities, 6 February 2014 (Reading and Defense
    Moosa Abdo Ali Elayah, Donors-promoted public sector reforms in developing countries and the Local
    Knowledge Syndrome : the Dutch-Yemen NPT Program for developing the Higher Education
    Sector in Yemen, Institute of Public Administration, Campus the Hague, Leiden University, 17
    April 2014 (Defense Committee)
    Mohsen Abdelaty Haredy Khalifa, Female Transmission of Hadith in the Mamluk Period: an annotated
    edition and study of Ibn Hajar’s Mu`jam Ash-Shaykhah Maryam, Institute of Religious Studies,
    Faculty of Humanities, Leiden University, 29 April 2014 (Defense Committee)
    Khadija Kadrouch-Outmany, Islamic burials in the Netherlands and Belgium. Legal, religious and social
    aspects, Institute of Cultural Anthropology and Developmental Sociology, Faculty of Social and
    Behavioural Sciences, Leiden University, 16 September 2014 (Defense Committee)
    Abdessamad El Amraoui, “Authentic Islam”: the religious profile of Taqī al-Dīn al-Hilālī (1893-1987) as
    reflected in his fatwas, Leiden University Centre for the Study of Religion, Faculty of the
    Humanities, Leiden University, 6 May 2015 (Reading and Defense Committee)
    Ammeke Kateman, Defining Islam as a Modern Religion: Muhammad ‘Abduh (1849-1905) and his
    Interlocutors, Faculty of Humanities, University of Amsterdam, 4 March 2016 (Reading and
    Defense committee)
  • Tineke Rooijakkers, Dress norms and markers: A comparative study of Coptic identity and dress in the
    past and present, 10 March 2016, Faculty of Humanities, VU (Defense Committee)
    Omar Sayfo, Arab Media Industries and Identity Politics: The Case of Arab Animated Cartoons, 10 June
    2016, Faculty of Humanities, Utrecht University (Reading and Defense Committee)
    Ali Al Tuma, Guns, Culture and Moors: Racial stereotypes and cultural impacts of the Moroccan
    participation in the Spanish Civil War (1936-1939), History Department, Leiden University,
    October 2016 (Reading and Defense Committee).
    Arjan Post, The Journey of a Taymiyyan Sufi: Sufism Through the Eyes of ʿImād al-Dīn Aḥmad al-Wāsiṭī
    (d. 711/1311), Utrecht University, 27 November, 2017 (Defense Committee).
    S. Al Daghistani, Epistemological Inquiry into Islam’s Moral Economic Teachings, Legal Discourse, and
    Islamization Process, Leiden University, 30 November, 2017 ( Reading and Defense Committee)


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