Vita

Since 2013Professor of Islamic History and Culture, Asia Orient Institute, Department of Oriental and Islamic Studies, University of Tübingen.
2012–2013Research associate at Orient-Institut Beirut, Beirut, Lebanon.
2011Visiting professor for Islamic Studies, Institute for Islamic Studies, Freie Universitaet Berlin.
2008–2012Research associate at the Collaborative Research Centre 586 ‘Difference and Integration’ (financed by the German Research Foundation; see www.nomadsed.de).
2008PhD in Middle Eastern Studies (Freie Universitaet Berlin)
2003–2008Research associate at the Institute for Islamic Studies, Freie Universitaet Berlin.
1996–2002Studies at Freie Universität Berlin, Cairo University, University of Bonn:
Islamic Studies, Political Science, Jewish Studies.