Sara Jul Jacobsen

Sara Jul Jacobsen

MA, Master of Arts (MA) in Study of Religion at Aarhus University

  • Universitetsvej 1, 3.1.4

    DK-4000 Roskilde


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Ph.D. fellow at Roskilde University, Denmark. Research project: The social consstruction of 'the Muslim woman' in Danish online Jihadi-Salafism. Supervisors: Professor Garbi Schmidt, Roskilde University, co-supervisor Manni Crone, Danish Institute for International Studies, Denmark.



Sara Jul Jacobsen is a Ph.D. fellow at Roskilde University. In 2002 she completed her Master Degree in Study of Religion at the University of Aarhus. The same year she started working at VIVE - The Danish Centre for Social Sceince Research researching Muslims and Islam in Denmark as well as racism, discrimination and anti-tolerance in both Danish and international context.

Since then she has been actively participating in international and national conferences on islam, gender, jihad and terrorism, as a key speaker and as a panelist. Sara focuses her research interests on women, religious violence, jihad, online jihadism, and online research methods.



Member of networks, organisations etc:

Center for Gender, Power and Diversity (Center for Køn, Magt og Mangfoldighed, CKMM), Roskilde University

Danish Association for Research on Islam (Forum for Islamforskning, FIFO)

Center for Contemporary Religion, Aarhus University (Center for Samtidsreligion) 

Arab and Islamic Studies Research Network (ICSRU), Aarhus Universitet

Research unit at Danish Center for Prevention of Extremism


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Sara Jul Jacobsen

Ph.D. student

Cultural Encounters

Dept. of Communication and Arts

DK - Roskilde University/RUC

Tel +45 46742290




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