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Prof. Dr. Frederik Elwert

Adjunct Professor

Frederik Elwert studied religious studies and sociology at the universities of Bremen and Leipzig. In 2014, he received his doctorate in religious studies with a thesis on religion and the integration of ethnic Germans from the former Soviet Union. He then coordinated several projects in the field of Digital Humanities. He is currently leading the project Digitisation of Gandharian Artefacts (DiGA) as well as several sub-projects of the SFB 1475 “Metaphors of Religion”. He has been an adjunct professor (außerplanmäßiger Professor) at CERES since 2022.

Office Hours

on request

Areas of Research

Digital Humanities, Sociology of Religion, Religion and Migration, Network Research

Principal Investigator of CRC 1475 „Metaphors of Religion“

Professor of Center for Religious Studies and CERES Teaching

Coordination of CERES Digital Humanities Initiative

Project Leader of DiGA , Subproject B01 , Subproject C04 and Subproject INF

Project Management of Digitization of Gandharan Artefacts , Linked Data Methodologies in Gandhāran Buddhist Art and Texts , Modelling Topics and Structures of Religious Online Communication and Semantic and Social Network Analysis as a Means to Study Religious Contact (SeNeReKo)

Associated Researcher of Digital Edition of al-Samarqandī’s ʿAyn al-Naẓar

Member of Research Department of CERES RESEARCH DEPARTMENT

Member of Scientific Network on the Relationship Between Religious Minorities and Majorities

Cooperation Partner of NFDI4Memory

Former Research Associate of Migration und Religion. Eine historisch-komparative Untersuchung ausgewählter Migrantengruppen

Former Administrative Staff of Center for Religious Studies

Former PhD Student of CERES Early Career Researchers' Program