Research Projects in Islamic and Middle Eastern Studies


The research profile of Islamic and Middle Eastern Studies at the University of Basel is based on the individual and collective projects of its academic staff, graduate and post-graduate students, and associated scholars.


Research interests of Maurus Reinkowski, professor of Islamic and Middle Eastern Studies, is Modern History of the Middle East and the Eastern Mediterranean, nationalism, minority regimes, Islam in Southeastern Europe, phenomena of religious limininality (conversion, crypto-religious groups, syncretism).