Each week we introduce one of the keynote speakers for the ENIS/MIDA Summer School “Spoken Images of/in Islam,” which takes place from 5-9 July 2021.
Christian Junge is a lecturer and researcher in the field of modern Arabic literature and culture at the Center for Near and Middle Eastern Studies (CNMS), Marburg (Germany) since 2015. He studied Comparative Literature and Arabic Studies in Berlin, Paris and Cairo. He is fellow of the Arab German Young Academy, co-director of the international programm „Arabische Philologien im Blickwechsel“ and founding member of the project „Für ein lebendiges Wissenschaftsarabisch: Halqa arabiyya“ at the CNMS.
His recent book project deals with emotions and affects in contemporary Egyptian literature from 1990 to 2020.
Application for the Summer School is possible until 1 April 2021.
Please see the Call for Applications