Joshua Sabih

Joshua Sabih

Post-doctorate (dr.phil) EPHE-Université Paris (PSL), Dr.Phil.

  • Universitetsvej 1

    DK-4000 Roskilde


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Personal profile


I am a cross-disciplinary scholar in Inter-religious, language/cultural encounters, World Literature, Non-Western Epistemologies and Postcolonial & Delonial Studies:

  • Arabic and Hebrew languages, Cultures and Literatures
  • Biblical and Qur´anic Studies
  • Ccomparative Theology and Philosophy
  • French and Francophone Studies
  • Islamic and Jewish Intellectual Histories
  • Israel and Palestine Studies
  • Medieval Christian-Jewish-Muslim relations
  • Minority Studies: Muslim and Jewish minorities in Europe.
  • North and West African Studies
  • Violence, Religions and Radical Ideologies

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 4 - Quality Education
  • SDG 10 - Reduced Inequalities
  • SDG 16 - Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions

Education/Academic qualification

Arabic & Hebrew Languages and Literatures, dr.theol/phil, Japheth ben Ali's Book of Jeremiah: A Critical Edition and Linguistic Analysis of the Judaeo-Arabic Translation, University of Copenhagen

Award Date: 14 Nov 2009

Historical and Philological Studies, Post-Doctorate (dr.phil), Jewish-Muslim Relations, École Pratique des Hautes Études - Université Paris (PSL)

1 Nov 202030 Oct 2022

External positions

Visiting Senior Researcher , Danish Institute for International Studies

15 Sept 202130 Jan 2022

Senior Lecturer: International Programme -Master: Religious Roots of Europe, University of Copenhagen

1 Sept 2021 → …

Freelance translator and consultant

1 Sept 2001 → …


  • Cultural encounters, Multi-culturalism
  • Double Critique
  • Translanguaging and Multilanguagism
  • Ethnic and cultural minorities
  • Arab World
  • Israel
  • Islam, faith, religious traditions and practices
  • Philosophy, History of ideas, Religion. Theology
  • Islam and Islamization
  • Judaism and Zionism
  • Arab Nationalism
  • Abrahamic religions
  • theology and philosophy
  • Non western epistemological systems
  • Gender studies, Ethnicity, Equal rights
  • Race and religion
  • Religion and politics
  • Islamic feminisme
  • Feminist theory
  • History, Society
  • Arab World
  • Islam
  • Israel
  • Palestine
  • North Africa
  • west africa
  • slavery
  • Medieval Iberian society
  • Memory studies

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