Dr. Diede Farhosh-van Loon

Project Coordinator

Personal Profile:

Dr. Diede Farhosh-van Loon is project coordinator and research assistant for the ERC Advanced Grant Beyond Sharia: The Role of Sufism in Shaping Islam. She obtained her master degree in Persian Studies from Leiden University in 2008, followed by a doctor’s title in 2016 for her study on the mystical poetry of Ayatollah Khomeini for the NWO research project Of Poetry and Politics: Classical Poetic Concepts in New Politics of Twentieth Century Iran. Diede is in particular interested in Sufism and in Persian language and culture.

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