Orient- und Islamwissenschaft

Dr. Khaled Sheikholeslami

Teach@Tübingen Fellow 2021/22

Khaled Sheykholeslami is a teaching fellow and researcher at the Department of Oriental and Islamic Studies. He received his PhD in political theory by focusing on Islamic and Jewish medieval political theory from the Iranian Institute for Social and Cultural Studies (Tehran) in 2018. During his PhD studies, he attended the Asian and Oriental studies institute of the University of Zurich in Spring semester 2018 as an invited researcher.
Currently, he is the recipient of a Teach@Tübingen fellowship and joined the Department of Oriental and Islamic Studies as a postdoc researcher until the end of the winter term 2021/22.

Courses in the summer term 2021

HS: Muslim-Jewish cultural and intellectual interconnections in the Middle Ages : The case of Maimonides’s philosophical confrontation with al-Farabi (Friday, 12:15-13:45)
Ü: Introduction to Kurdish Language (Sorani)

Research interests

  • Islamic and Jewish medieval intellectual interconnections
  • Medieval political theory
  • Iranian studies