Jan Loop

Jan Loop

Professor

ACADEMIC POSITIONS:
Since August 2020: Professor of Early Modern History and Religious Cultures, University of Copenhagen

Since 2016: Senior Research Fellow, New York University, Abu Dhabi

2019 – 2020: Professor of Early Modern Global History, University of Kent

2019 – 2025: Principal Investigator in the ERC Synergy Project ‘The European Qur’an

2012 – 2019: (Senior) Lecturer in Early Modern Global History, School of History, University of Kent

2013 – 2016: Principal Investigator 'Encounters with the Orient in Early Modern European Scholarship' (EOS), funded by Humanities in the European Research Area (HERA).

2011 – 2014: Funding member and academic Co-ordinator of the Centre for the History of Arabic Studies in Europe, at the Warburg Institute, London.

2008 – 2011: Long-term Frances A. Yates Research Fellow at the Warburg Institute London

2006 – 2008: Fellow of the Swiss National Science Foundation (SNF)

EDUCATION:
2012 – 2014: Postgraduate Certificate in Higher Education (PGCHE) at the University of Kent

2001 – 2004: PhD, University of Berne (Switzerland).

1994 – 2001    Licentiate (equivalent to BA/MA) University of Berne in German Literature, Philosophy and Islamic Studies.

1996    Arabic studies in Damascus (Syria) Goethe-Institute in Damas; Arabic Intensive Summer Language Program, University of Damascus.

1989 – 1994    Kantonsschule St. Gallen (Matura Typus B, with Latin)

LANGUAGES: German (native speaker), English, French (fluent), Arabic, Italian, Latin, Spanish (reading / basic conversation)

Education

Professor of Early Modern History and Religious Cultures

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