Speaker Profile

Dr. Rüdiger Lohlker

Dr. Rüdiger Lohlker

Professor of Islamic Studies at the Oriental Institute, University of Vienna, Austria (2003-...) Head of Training Course for Imams at University of Vienna (2010-..) Austria

Professor of Islamic Studies, Oriental Institute, University of Vienna (Austria), since 2003-; Head of a training course for Imams, a training course for prison Imams and Imams in Hospitals, University of Vienna (Austria), since 2010-; teaching experience at the universities of Göttingen, Kiel, and Giessen (all Germany), worked as a database consultant in Rabat (Morocco) Research: Modern Islamic movements, Salafism, Jihadism, history of Islamic thought, Islam and Arab world online.

Recent publikations (selected):

Rüdiger Lohlker: Die Salafisten: Aufstand der Frommen, Saudi-Arabien und Gewalt, Munich: C. H. Beck 2017 (i. pr.) (Salafists: Revolt of the pious, Saudi-Arabia, and violence)

Rüdiger Lohlker: Fundamentalism and the Internet, in Interdisciplinary Journal for Religion and Transformation in Contemporary Society (J-RaT) 3 (2016), pp.56-74

Rüdiger Lohlker: Theologie der Gewalt: Am Beispiel IS, Vienna: facultas 2016 (Theology of Violence: ISIS as a case study)

Rüdiger Lohlker: Theology matters: The case of jihadi Islam, in Strategic Review (http://sr-

Rüdiger Lohlker: Syrian Electronic Army: propaganda warfare and cyber espionage, in Journal for Intelligence, Propaganda and Security Studies 2015

Rüdiger Lohlker: Jih?d in Ottoman Damascus, in: Wiener Zeitschrift für die Kunde des Morgenlandes 105 (2015), S..221-237

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