Arjan Post is assistant professor in Arabic and Islamic Studies at the KU Leuven. He studied Middle Eastern Studies in Leiden and pursued his PhD at Utrecht University. His first monograph on the life and teachings of the Ḥanbalī Sufi al-Wāsiṭī (d. 711/1311) has recently been published by Brill in the series Studies on Sufism. His fields of interest include Sufism, kalām theology, and the intellectual history of the Ḥanbalī school. He has published several articles on Sufism in Ibn Taymiyya’s circle, as well as an Arabic edition and English translation of a unique work by the Moroccan Sufi Ibn ʿAjība (d. 1809).
<p>9-12 August 2020, in collaboration with Leuven Centre for the Study of Islam Culture and Society.</p>