Petra M Sijpesteijn

Petra M. Sijpesteijn holds the chair of Arabic Language and Culture at Leiden University. After obtaining her Ph.D. in Near Eastern Studies from Princeton University in 2004, she was a junior research fellow at Christ Church, Oxford (2003-2007) and charge de recherche at the Institut de Recherche et d'Histoire des Textes at the Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique in Paris (2007-present).