Meet the Doctor

“Meet the Doctor” is a new lecture series initaited by the The Scandinavian Journal of Islamic Studies (TIFO) in collaboration with Forum For Islamforskning (FIFO). In the series we will invite newly defended Doctors to present their research and their recently defended dissertations to the broader scholarly community interested in Islamic studies. If you want to present your dissertation or know of someone that would suit the format of the series, please don’t hesitate to contact


The Scandinavian Journal of Islamic Studies kindly invite you to the fall of 2021 lunch seminars of the new lecture series “Meet the Doctor”.

Seminar I: Dr. Yusuf Muslim Eneborg A Sufi for a secular age: Reflecting on Muslim modernity through the life and times of Shaykh Fadhlalla Haeri (2020).

17th of September, 11:00-12:00 am.



Seminar II: Associate Professor, Eli-Anne Vongraven Eriksen Continuity and change: Individualization processes in young Muslim women’s knowledge acquisition and practice of Islam in Trondheim (2020)

 3rd of November, 12:00-13:00.



Seminar III: Dr. Olav Elgvin, Squeezing Too Hard: The Islamic Council of Norway and the Challenge of Representing Islam in Europe (2020).

 7th of December, 12:00-13:00