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Marie Juul Petersen

Dietrich Jung is Professor and Head of Department at the Centre for Contemporary Middle East Studies at University of Southern Denmark (SDU). He is also editor of Palgrave's series The Modern Muslim World. Some of his recent publications include Religion, Politics, and Turkey's EU Accession (2008) and Orientalists, Islamists and the Global Public Sphere: A Genealogy of the Modern Essentialist Image of Islam (2011).

Marie Juul Petersen is a Postdoctoral Researcher at the Danish Institute for Human Rights. Her research focuses on international Muslim organizations, human rights, development, and humanitarian aid. She received her PhD from University of Copenhagen, Institute for Cross-Cultural and Regional Studies.

Sara Lei Sparre is Assistant Professor in the Department of Culture and Identity at Roskilde University. Her research focuses on youth, religion, and activism in Egypt and Middle Eastern Christian communities in Denmark. She received her PhD from the Department of Anthropology at University of Copenhagen.


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Politics of Modern Muslim Subjectivities
Islam, Youth, and Social Activism in the Middle East

Palgrave Macmillan
This book provokes a debate between social theory and Islamic studies. Drawing on theories of successive modernities, sociology of religion, and...
Marie Juul Petersen

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