Jacob Skovgaard-Petersen  [ Denmark ]

Biography

Portrait Skovgaard-Petersen
(c) privat

Guest 2010.

Bibliography

The Global Mufti

The Phenomenon of Yusuf al-Qaradawi

[Hrsg. Bettina Gräf und Jakob Skovgaard-Petersen]

Hurst/Columbia University Press

London/New York 2009

born 1963, has a doctorate as a Historian of Religion with a concentration on Islam. From 2005 to 2008 he worked at the Carsten Niebuhr Institute. He was head of the Danish-Egyptian Dialogue Institute in Cairo and since 2008 has taught as a professor in the Department of Cross-Cultural and Regional Studies at the University of Copenhagen, where his heads the New Islamic Public Sphere Program. His research focuses on Arabic media, Islam and Islamic law. Skovgaard-Petersen lives in Copenhagen.

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