Dr. Franz Kogelmann

Contact

Bayreuth International Graduate School of African Studies
University of Bayreuth

95440 Bayreuth

+49 (0) 921 55-5160 (phone)

+49 (0) 921 55-5102 (fax)

Email: franz.kogelmann@uni-bayreuth.de


http://www.sharia-in-africa.net/media/staff/kogelmann/kogelmann-cv.pdf

Research interests:

Current Islamic movements, Islamic law in Africa, Islamic foundations (waqf), Islamism / political Islam, Muslims in secular / partly Islamic societies

Geographical Area:

Subsaharan Africa

Former Supervisions (non-exhaustive)

Former Junior Fellow

Research Project

Ben Amara, Ramzi

The Izala-movement in Nigeria: Its Split, Relationship to Sufis and Perception of Sharia Re-Implementation

Danfulani, Chikas

The Re-implementation of Sharia in Northern Nigeria and the Education of Muslim Women 1999-2007

Wario, Halkano

Networking the Nomads: a Study of Tablīghī Jamāʽat among the Borana of Northern Kenya

Chembea, Suleiman

Competing and Conflicting Power Dynamics in Waqfs in Kenya, 1900-2010

Ibrahim, Musa

Sharia implementation, filmmaking, and Muslim discourses: Analysis of contestations and negotiations between culamāɔ and Kannywood filmmakers in northern Nigeria


Academic Vita

since 2006

Head of international and multidisciplinary research-project “Sharia Debates and Their Perception by Christians and Muslims in Selected African Countries", University of Bayreuth

2007

Convenor of the international workshop on “Sharia debates and their perceptions by Muslims and Christian in selected African countries”, Shendi University, Sudan

Convenor of the conference on “Local Islam under global influences. Sharia debates in selected African Countries” University of Bayreuth

2006

Convenor of Summer Academy “Sharia debates and their perceptions by Muslims and Christian in selected African countries”, University of Bayreuth

Convenor of the regional workshop on “Sharia debates and their perceptions by Muslims and Christian in Eastern Africa”, St. Paul’s United Theological College, Limuru, Kenya

2005

Member of the Humanities Collaborative Research Centre (SFB/FK 560) “Local Action in Africa in the Context of Global Influences” at the University of Bayreuth

2004

Convener of the international symposium “Comparative Perspectives on Sharia in Nigeria”, University of Jos, Nigeria

Convener of the international workshop “Sharia debates and their perception by Muslims and Christians in selected African countries”, St. Paul’s United Theological College, Limuru, Kenya

2003-2004

Research Fellow at the German Institute for Middle East Studies, Hamburg

2003

Convener of the international symposium “Sharia-debates and the shaping of identities of Muslims and Christians in Nigeria”, University of Bayreuth

2002-2003

Co-ordinator of the project “Sharia-debates and the shaping of Christian and Muslim identities in Northern Nigeria since 1999”, University of Bayreuth

2000-2002

Research Fellow at the German Institute for Middle East Studies, Hamburg

1998-2000

Lecturer at the University of Bayreuth

1992-1996

Research Fellow at the Collaborative Research Centre (c214) “Identity in Africa – Processes of Development and Change”, University of Bayreuth

1997

PhD, University of Bayreuth, title of thesis: Islamische fromme Stiftungen und Staat. Der Wandel in den Beziehungen zwischen einer religiösen Institution und dem marokkanischen Staat seit dem 19. Jahrhundert bis 1937

 

Studies in Munich, Bayreuth and Cairo

Publications

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