Jens Georg Fischer, M.A.

Professur für Arabistik und Islamwissenschaft (Prof. Bauer)
Jens Georg Fischer, M.A.

Schlaunstr. 2, Room 371
48143 Münster
T: +49 251 83-24821
jens.fischer@uni-muenster.de

 
  • Research Areas

    • Classical Arabic literature in its social context
    • History and literature of al-Andalus (esp. in the Almoravid period)
    • Christian and Muslim contact in the Iberian Pensinsula (esp. Aljamiado literature)
    • Early Modern Tunisia
    • Poetry in Arabic dialects
  • Doctoral Thesis

    Poetry and politics. Arabic Panegyric Poetry as a Medium of Political Communication in the Post-Seljuk Middle East.

    Supervisor
  • CV

    Education

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    Doctoral studies in Arabic and Islamic Studies, Westphalian Wilhelms-University Münster
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    M.A. Islamic and Arabic Studies, Westphalian Wilhelms-University Münster
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    Language courses and study abroad at the Université Tunis El Manar, Tunisia
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    B.A. Arabic-Islamic Culture and Romance Philology (Spanish), Westphalian Wilhelms-University Münster
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    Study abroad (Spanish Philology) at the Universidad de Oviedo, Spain

    Positions

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    Researcher at the Cluster of Excellence "Religion and Politics"
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    Research assistant at the Institute of Arabic and Islamic Studies, Westphalian Wilhelms-University Münster
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    Student assistant at the Institute of Arabic and Islamic Studies, Westphalian Wilhelms-University Münster
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    Internship at the Instituto de Lenguas y Culturas del Mediterráneo y Oriente Próximo (CSIC), Madrid, Spain
  • Publications

    Research articles (journals)

    • Fischer, Jens G. . „Aljamiado-Literatur als Kontaktphänomen. Die Coplas del Alhichante de Puey Monzón im literaturhistorischen Kontext.“ Islam - Zeitschrift fur Geschichte und Kultur des Islamischen Orients 99, No. 1: 142-186. doi: 10.1515/islam-2022-0007.

    Entries in Encyclopedia (Book Contributions)

  • Talks

    • Fischer, Jens G. (): ‘Should a Sunni poet mourn a Shiite dynasty? ʿUmāra al-Yamanī’s elegy on the Fatimids and its afterlife’. European Academy of Religion, 4th Annual Conference, WWU Münster, .
    • Fischer, Jens G. (): ‘Staying in control: autobiography amongst 12th century Arabic literati’. ENIS/MIDA Online Summer School 2020: Contesting authority: knowledge, power and expressions of selfhood (European Network for Islamic Studies (ENIS) & Innovative Training Network “Mediating Islam in the Digital Age” (MIDA)), Università degli Studi di Catania, .
    • Fischer, Jens G. (): ‘Literary patronage in Almoravid al-Andalus: Ibn Quzmān's networks’. ENIS Spring School 2019: Patronage and Clientelism in the Muslim World (THE EUROPEAN NETWORK FOR ISLAMIC STUDIES (ENIS)), Escuela de Estudios Árabes, Granada, .