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Sara Bolghiran


S. Bolghiran
+31 70 800 9512

Sara Bolghiran holds a BA in Liberal Arts and Sciences: Global Challenges, with a major in World Politics from Leiden University. She furthermore holds an MSc in Governance of Migration and Diversity from Erasmus University, and an MA in Religion in Global Politics from the School of Oriental and African Studies, London.

More information about Sara Bolghiran

Fields of interest

  • Islamic philosophy
  • Intellectual islamic history
  • Islamic art history
  • Islam and poetry
  • Religion and development
  • Religion and gender
  • Religion and politics
  • Morocco
  • Muslims in Western Europe


Sara Bolghiran is researching processes of knowledge acquisition, production, and reformation for Muslims based in Europe. She examines (non-dogmatic)
methods of knowledge production within Islamic intellectual history and philosophy. She aims to translate these to contemporary epistemological paradigms. Through this exercise, she aspires to develop and offer alternative modes of engagement and understanding with Islam in the everyday lives of contemporary Muslims. 


  • Faculty of Humanities
  • Faculteitsbureau
  • International Studies

Work address

Turfmarkt 99
2511 DP The Hague


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