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Thomas Gugler

Thomas K. Gugler graduated in South Asian studies, religious studies, and psychology from LMU University Munich and received his Ph.D. (with distinction) from Erfurt University. He served as a research fellow at the Leibniz-Zentrum Moderner Orient Berlin, and a postdoctoral research fellow at the Department for Near Eastern Studies, University of Vienna. He is a member of the Cluster of Excellence “Religion & Politics” at the University of Münster.

Research Interests
  • South Asian Islam
  • Islamic missionary movements
  • Radicalisation and Jihadism
  • Pluralism and religious minorities
  • Sexualities and sexual minorities
Regional Focus
  • Pakistan
  • India
  • Sri Lanka

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