Jesper Petersen is a PhD student in history and sociology of religion at University of Lund, with a research project on the institutionalization of Islamic feminism in a European context. The project investigates how Muslim activists build Islamic institutions such as mosques, sharia councils, and religious Sunday schools, and how these influence other Islamic discourses. Petersen also does research on practiced sharia in a Danish context with a focus on Islamic authority and divorce cases. This is both focused on men and women who facilitate Islamic divorce in a Danish context.
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