Jakob Skovgaard-Petersen

Member of the Board

Jakob Skovgaard-Petersen has since 2008 been member of the board at JP/Politikens Hus.

Jakob Skovgaard-Petersen is a professor at the Department of Cross-Cultural and Regional Studies.

Position

2017 Professor, Department of Cross-Cultural and Regional Studies

Former occupation

2016 – 2017 Lecturer, Department of Cross-Cultural and Regional Studies
2008 – 2016 Professor, Department of Cross-Cultural and Regional Studies
2005 – 2008 Manager, Danish Egyptian Dialogue Institute, Cairo
1999 – 2005 Associate professor, the Carsten Niebuhr Department, University of Copenhagen
1996 – 1999 Assistant professor, the Carsten Niebuhr Department, University of Copenhagen

Position of trust

Member of The Royal Danish Academy of Sciences and Letters (since 2005)
Member of the board, Nordisk Selskab for Mellemøst-studier (since 2002)

Education

1997 Dr.phil
1995 – 1996 Further study in Beirut
1991 – 1994 Scholarship, Institut for Orientalsk Filologi, University of Copenhagen
1989 – 1990 Further study, Leiden, Holland
1981 – 1989 Mag. Art., University of Copenhagen

Various

Author of ”Defining Islam for the Egyptian State” (Leiden, Brill, 1997)