Dr Gudrun Krämer
Freie Universität Berlin

Dr. Gudrun Krämer is Professor Emerita of Islamic Studies at Freie Universität Berlin and was formerly Director of the Berlin Graduate School Muslim Cultures and Societies. She is the Principal Investigator of the Berlin-based Excellence Cluster Contestations of the Liberal Script, a member of the Berlin-Brandenburg Academy of Sciences and the National Research Council as well as Executive Editor of The Encyclopaedia of Islam Three, published by Brill, Leiden. She has published widely on the history of the Middle East since the early modern period, Islamic reform, Islamic political thought and activism, and more recently, on Islamic responses to secularization and secularity.