Lecture by Honorary Doctor Lejla Demiri

  • Date: –14:15
  • Location: Engelska parken Thunbergsvägen 3C. Rum Eng 22-0031
  • Lecturer: Professor Lejla Demiri, University of Tübingen
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  • Organiser: Teologiska fakulteten
  • Contact person: Mattias Martinson
  • Phone: 0704250472
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Public lecture by Professor Lejla Demiri, appointed honorary doctor of the Faculty of Theology 2019, with the title Islamic Theology of the ‘Other’: A Case Study from 17th Century Damascus.

Lejla Demiri is Chair of Islamic Doctrine at the University of Tübingen. Her research revolves around the history of Islamic theology, the theological interaction between Christianity and Islam during the European High Middle Ages, Ottoman intellectual history, Islam and religious pluralism, Islamic manuscripts and inter-religious dialogue. Demiri’s extensive scholarly writings and teaching experience have contributed to the development of Islamic theology in the European context. She has also engaged in important ongoing efforts to enlarge inter-religious dialogue among Muslim, Jewish and Christian academics.