Netherlands Interuniversity School for Islamic Studies


Postdoctoral researcher Translations and commentaries on the Qur’an in European History

The Amsterdam School of Historical Studies (ASH) currently has a vacant postdoctoral position as part of the ERC-funded Synergy Project The European Qur’an. Islamic Scripture in European Culture and Religion 1150-1850 (EuQu), at the UvA led by prof. Gerard Wiegers. ASH is one of the six research schools under the aegis of the Amsterdam Institute for Humanities Research. Applications are invited from excellent candidates who wish to conduct research on Translations and Commentaries on the Quran in European History between the Early Modern Period and the Nineteenth Century. Candidates should consult the full description of the EuQu project, available at and

The deadline for application is 5 September 2019.

For more information, please visit:’an-in-european-history.html?z&1562311179859.