Short CV/Education and training

  • 1994 – 2000
    MA student, Universities of Zurich, Tübingen and Birzeit (German, Arabic, and Philosophy)

  • 2001 – 2007
    Junior Lecturer for German Literature up to 1700, University of Zurich

  • 2007 – 2008
    Scholarship for Advanced Research from the Swiss National Science Foundation, University of Oxford, UK

  • 2008 – 2016
    Junior Professor for Arabic Studies, Freie Universität Berlin, Germany

  • Since 2016
    Professorship funded by the Swiss National Science Foundation, University of Zurich, Switzerland

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