Dr. Samer Rashwani

Dr. Samer Rashwani is a scholar of Quranic studies and Islamic intellectual history. His teaching and research concentrate on the trajectories of the Islamic scholarship on the Quran from the early centuries of Islam on, and investigate new hermeneutical approaches to the Quran. He was a lecturer at the faculty of Sharia (Universities of Damascus and Aleppo), 2007-2011, and a EUME (Forum Transregionale Studien) fellow in Berlin 2011-2013. He is since 2013 a post-doc at the center of Islamic theology, University of Tübingen.