Education


  • October 2015, cont.: PhD Student in Arabistik und Islamwissenschaft, Seminar für Arabistik/Islamwissenschaft, Georg-August-Universität Göttingen, Germany.
    Dissertation Title: A Comparison of Medieval Mirrors for Princes from both Sides of the East-West Divide.
    ((Supervised by Prof. Dr. Sebastian Günther) and Dr. Christine van Ruymbeke)

  • August 2015: MA in Persian Studies (With Distinction)
    Thesis Title: Among Sufi Saints. An Analysis of Sayyid ʿAli Hamadani's Commentary on Ibn al-Farid's Wine Ode.
    (Supervised by Dr. Seyed-Gohrab) Leiden Institute for Area Studies (LIAS), Leiden University, the Netherlands.

  • June 2014: BA in Asian and Middle Eastern Studies
    Trinity Hall, University of Cambridge, UK.

  • June 2009: Abitur (A-levels)
    Bismarck Gymnasium, Karlsuhe


  • Fields of interest

  • Classical Arabic and Persian Literature.
  • Islamic Sufism, Mysticism and Theosophism (ʿirfān).
  • Comparative literary studies in the Mediterranean Area.


  • Languages

  • German (native speaker), Italian (native speaker), English, Arabic, Persian.