Valbjørn to rethink Islamism

Associate Professor of Political Science Morten Valbjørn has received a DKK 770,000 grant from The Carlsberg Foundation. This gives him the opportunity to focus fully on his new book about Islamism. Has Islamism changed to such a degree that we need to rethink it? Morten Valbjørn asks.

[Translate to English:] Morten Valbjørn
[Translate to English:] Lektor i statskundskab Morten Valbjørn Foto: Privat

Associate Professor of Political Science Morten Valbjørn at Aarhus BSS, Aarhus University will explore whether, why and how the different Islamist scenes in a new Middle East have been significantly transformed after the Arab uprisings, and to examine to what extent this requires a fundamental rethinking of the scholarly approaches to Islamism.

He has just received a Carlsberg Foundation Monograph Fellowship of DKK 772.228, which makes it possible for him to focus fully on his new book project “Rethinking Islamisms: The transformation of Islamist scenes in a new Middle East”.  

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