Past Member

Rainer Brunner

Affiliation

Historical Studies

Field of Study

Islamic Studies

Home Institution

Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique
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Rainer Brunner is interested in Islamic intellectual history, especially modernism and modern appropriations of classical concepts. He is also exploring Shiite Islam, Sunnite-Shiite relations, the role of politics in theological reasoning, and Islam in Europe and the various problems related to Muslim presence in a secular environment.

Dates at IAS

Member
School of Historical Studies
Member
School of Historical Studies

Degrees

University of Freiburg
Dr. Habil
2004
University of Freiburg
Ph.D.
1996
University of Freiburg
M.A.
1991

Appointments

CNRS, Paris
2005
Directeur de recherche
University of Freiburg
1998–2004
Assistant Professor