Leif Stenberg



Leif received a Ph.D. in Islamic Studies from Lund University, Sweden in 1996 with the publication of his award winning thesis The Islamization of Science: Four Muslim Positions Developing an Islamic Modernity. In 1997 until 1999 he was a Visiting Scholar at the Center for Middle Eastern Studies at Harvard University. The following year, 1999-2000, Stenberg was a visiting scholar at the Institut Français d’Études Arabes de Damas (IFEAD) in Damascus, Syria. He has worked at Uppsala and Växjö universities, but since 2001 he has held a position at Lund University in Islamology and became an Associate Professor in 2003 and in 2011 Stenberg was appointed professor at Lund University.

From April 1, 2017 Leif Stenberg has taken on a new position at Aga Khan University, London but will continue to work 10 % at CMES throughout 2017.

Recent research outputs

Leif Stenberg, 2016, Våld i Guds namn : politisk aktivism inom världsreligionerna. Liljefors, B. (ed.). Föreningen lärare i religionskunskap, Vol. 47 (2015), p. 107-126

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingBook chapter

Leif Stenberg & Kholoud Mansour, 2015, Center for Middle Eastern Studies, Lund University. 49 p.

Research output: Book/ReportReport

Leif Stenberg & Olsson, S., 2015, In : Temenos. 51, 2, p. 201-225 25 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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