Center for Islamic Theology

Dr. Katharina Völker

Nachwuchswissenschaftlerin (Habilitandin)/ Post-Doc

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katharina.voelkerspam prevention@uni-tuebingen.de

Sprechzeiten (EssayTipp)
Mi, 14:00 - 18:00 Uhr,
Do, 9:00 - 12:00 Uhr,
jeweils nach Vereinbarung


Forschung

Schwerpunkte

  • Contemporary Islam
  • Quran interpretation (20th/21st cents.)
  • History of Islamic studies in Western scholarship
  • Islamic theology at state universities
  • Sociological/historical study of Islam and religion

Kurzvita

since 2017
Senior Researcher (Post-Doc)

Centre for Islamic Theology, University of Tübingen

2013 - 2016
Parental Leave

Three children

2012 - 2013
Associate Lecturer

Department of Theology & Religion, University of Otago

2008 - 2012
Doctoral Studies

Department of Theology & Religion, University of Otago

2002 - 2007
Magistra Artium

Department of Religious Studies, University of Frankfurt

2004
Erasmus Year

Department of Religious Studies, University of Leeds


Publikationen

Monographien

  • [2017] Quran and Reform: Rahman, Arkoun, Abu Zayd. Frankfurt: Peter Lang.

Book Chapters

  • [2009] ‘A Danger to Free Research and Teaching in German Universities? The Case of Muhammad Sven Kalisch, in: Paul Morris, William Shepard, Toni Tidswell, Paul Trebilco (eds.), The Teaching and Study of Islam in Western Universities (New York: Routledge, 2013), 175-85.
  • [2014] ‘Parameters of Teaching Islam Freely’, in: Erich Kolig, Freedom of Speech and Islam (London: Ashgate, 2014), 209-224.
  • [2018] ‘Nasr Hamid Abu Zayd’, in International Handbook of Philosophy of Education (Dordrecht: Springer), May 31st, 2018, pp. 17-28.
  • [2019] ‘Inclusivist Soteriology. A Contribution by Islamic Theological Pedagogy’, in: Shams, Mortaza et al. (Eds.), Dialogue in Action: A Framework for Interfaith and Trans-Faith Partnership for Social Justice - Essays in Honor of Douglas Pratt. Accepted for publication by Springer, 2019. Link.

Artikel

  • [2014] ‘Mohammad Arkoun: The Quran Rethought - Genesis, Significance, and the Study of the Quran’, in: Edmund Weber et al. (eds.), Journal of Religious Culture. Goethe-University, Frankfurt am Main - Institute for Religious Peace Research. No. 189 (2014). Link.
  • [2015] ‘Two Accounts of Quranic Revelation – Fazlur Rahman and N.H. Abu Zayd on Muhammad’s Contribution’, in: Journal of Islam and Christian-Muslim Relations. Eds. University of Birmingham (UK) and Monash University (Australia) (London: Routledge, 2015), 271-286.
  • [2016] 'The Humanistic Heritage of Muhammad Arkoun', in: Philosophical Investigation (Journal of Faculty of Letters and Humanities), Tabriz: University Press, No. 17, (2016), 203-227.

Rezensionen

 

Übersetzungen

  • Douglas Pratt, ‘Theologie nach dem Dialog - Neue Wege christlich-muslimischer Beziehungen’ [Theology after Dialogue: Christian-Muslim Engagement Today and Tomorrow].
  • In Mohammed Gharaibeh, Esnaf Begic, Hansjörg Schmid and Christian Ströbele (Eds.). Zwischen Glaube und Wissenschaft: Theologie in Christentum und Islam (Regensburg: Verlag Friedrich Pustet 2015), 237-253.

Weiteres

Lehrveranstaltungen

  • WS 2017/18 Vorlesung: Praktische Islamische Ethik
  • SS 2018 Seminar: Islam und Gender (offered)
  • WS 2018/19
    • Vorlesung: Praktische Islamische Ethik
    • Übung: Muslime in Deutschland

Vorträge

  • Invited speaker. ‘Ghazali-Reception by Muslim Intellectuals in the West’, presented at Aspects of al-Ghazali’s Influence on Modern and Contemporary Islam-Workshop, Dec. 9–10, 2011. Yale University, (USA)
  • ‘Prophecy and Humanism in Contemporary Muslim Thought’, presented at AASR: Australian Association for the Study of Religion, Griffith University (Brisbane), July 2010. (Australia)
  • ‘Arkoun’s Impact!?’ presented at NZASR, Victoria University (Wellington), June 2010. (New Zealand)
  • ‘Beiträge zur Reformation? Zeitgenössische Koranhermeneutiken von Fazlur Rahman Malik, Muhammad Arkoun, Naşr Hamīd ’Abū Zayd’, DAVO: Deutsche Arbeitsgemeinschaft Vorderer Orient, University of Bonn, October 2009. (Germany)
  • ‘Danger to Free Research & Teaching in German Universities – The Case Muhammad Sven Kalisch, presented at CSIMCNZ, University of Otago (Dunedin), July 2009. (New Zealand)
  • ‘Commonalities amongst H.G. Gadamer’s Hermeneutics and Naşr Hamīd ’Abū Zayd’s Presuppositions for Modern Qur’ān Exegesis’, presented at NZASR, University of Waikato (Hamilton), 2008. (New Zealand)
  • Key Address. ‘Doing Islamic Theology in Germany and International Context’, presented at Lebendiger Islam. A Scientific Workshop for Researchers in Islamic-Theological Studies, May 3-4, 2019. University of Tübingen, (Germany)