Dr R. Meijer (Roel)
Guest lecturer - Islam studies
6525 HT NIJMEGEN
6500 HD NIJMEGEN
Roel Meijer is historian and teaches history and political science of the modern Middle East and North Africa and modern Islamic political thought. He has published widely on social movements, modern Islamic political thought, Salafism, and social and political processes of transition in the Middle East and North Africa. During the past years he has concentrated on the history of the concept of citizenship in the Middle East and North Africa. He is also freelancer and has published several reports for the Dutch MFA.
- Roel Meijer, “Conclusion,” in: Salafism after the Arab Uprisings, eds., Francesco Cavatorta and Fabio Merone, 219-39. London: Hurst, 2016.
- Roel Meijer (with Joas Wagemaker), “The Struggle for Citizenship of the Shiites in Saudi Arabia,” in: The Dynamics of Sunni-Shia Relationships: Doctrine, Transnationalism, Intellectuals and the Media, eds., Sami Zemni and Brigitte Maréchal, 119-140. London/New York: Hurst /Columbia University Press, 2013.
- Roel Meijer, “The Muslim Brotherhood and the Political: An Exercise in Ambiguity,” in: The Muslim Brotherhood in Europe, eds., Roel Meijer & Edwin Bakker, 291-316. Hurst/Columbia University Press, 2012.
- Roel Meijer, “The Problem of the Political in Islamist Movements,” in: Whatever Happened to the Islamists? Salafis, Heavy Metal Muslims, and the Lure of Consumerist Islam, eds., Amel Boubekeur and Olivier Roy, 27-60. London: Hurst/Columbia University Press, 2012.
- Roel Meijer, “The Jama‘at al-Islamiyya as a Social Movement,” in: Social Movements, Mobilization and Contestation in the Middle East and North Africa, eds., Joel Beinin and Frédéric Vairel, 133-62. Stanford CA: Stanford University Press, 2011.