M. (Marcela) García Probert

Position:
  • PhD student
Expertise:
  • Middle-Eastern Studies


Telephone number: +31 (0)71 527 2171
E-Mail: m.a.garcia.probert@hum.leidenuniv.nl
Faculty / Department: Faculteit der Geesteswetenschappen, Leiden Institute for Area Studies, SMES APT
Office Address: GEEN VERZENDING, IN- OF EXTERN




Fields of interest

Origins of Islam; the development of popular religiosities in the Muslim world; magic and divination; women in Islam.

Research

The use of amulets and talismans by Palestinian Muslim women. Based on the Tawfik Canaan Collection of Amulets.
Supervisor: Prof. Petra Sijpesteijn

Education

MA Middle East Studies (El Colegio de México, Mexico 2010)
Certificate in History and Theory of Religion (UNAM, Mexico 2007)
BA Arts (Universidad del Claustro de Sor Juana, Mexico 2005)

Grants

  • PhD Scholarship from The Mexican National Council for Science and Technology (CONACYT), Mexico, 2013-2017

  • Research Grant from El Colegio de México, Mexico City, Mexico, 2009.

  • Grant for Overseas Research from The Mexican National Council for Science and Technology (CONACYT), Mexico City, Mexico, 2009.

  • Postgraduate Scholarship from The Mexican National Council for Science and Technology (CONACYT), Mexico City, Mexico, 2007-2009.

  • Undergraduate Scholarship from Universidad del Claustro de Sor Juana, Mexico City, Mexico, 2001-2005.

Last Modified: 11-12-2015