Staff – University of Copenhagen

Jakob Skovgaard-Petersen

Jakob Skovgaard-Petersen

Professor

Primary fields of research

- Modern Islam

- The Arab World, 19th - 21st century

- Arab media

- Islamic law

 

Teaching

 

- History of the Modern Middle East

- Interpretations of Muhammad

- The Qur'an Today

- History of Oriental and Islamic Studies

- Religion in the Middle East

- Law in the Islamic World

 

 

Impact

At the Faculty of Humanities my research is used as an example of the impact the humanities researchers have on society.
Read the case: Understanding culture and religion in the Middle East.

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