PD Dr. Katja Föllmer

Katja Föllmer is senior researcher in Iranian studies and research fellow in the ERC project 693457 “Private Pieties, Mundane Islam and New Forms of Muslim Religiosity: Impact on Contemporary Social and Political Dynamics” directed by Roman Loimeier at Göttingen University (case study Iran). Her research focusses on issues of Iranian society from 19th century until recent times that are reflected in Iranian media and literature, such as issues of gender, religious tradition, and processes of reform and modernization.