Jan Hjärpe#


Jan Hjärpe
Email:jan.hjarpe 'at' ctr.lu.se
Membership Number:1090
Membership type:ORDINARY
Main Country of Residence:SWEDEN
Section:PHILOSOPHY, THEOLOGY & RELIGIOUS STUDIES
Username:jhjarpe
Elected:1991
Homepage: https://www.lunduniversity.lu.se/lucat/user/5b7433faa50119c24c56ba26f5d3cdad



Present and Previous Positions
  • 2005 professor emeritus in Islamic studies at the Centre for Theology and Religious Studies at Lund University
  • 1984 Professor of Islamology, University of Lund
  • 1983 - 1984 Councellor at the Foreign Ministry
  • 1982 - 1984 Research officer in Islamology
  • 1976 - 1982 Assistant professor (History and Psychology of Religion, University of Lund
  • 1972 - 1976 Lecturer in Uppsala and Umeå
  • 1972 PhD Uppsala University (History of Religions)
  • 1967 - 1968 Studies in Strasbourg
  • 1967 Bachelor of Arts (History of Religions, Semitical languages)
  • 1965 Bachelor of Theology.

Fields of Scholarship
  • Political Islam
  • Connections between religious and political language changes in the function of religion

Honours and Awards
  • Member of the Royal Swedish Academy of Letters, History and Antiquities (and member of its executive board)
  • 1991 Member of the Academia Europaea
  • 2002 The Rausing research reward of Lund University
  • 2004 The Lars Salvius Prize
  • 2006 The Swedish King’s Medal


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