Hatice Dilek GÜLDÜTUNA , Ph.D

Institute for Sufi Studies


(0216) 400 2222

Short CV

She graduated from Istanbul University Cerrahpaşa Faculty of Medicine. She completed her expertise in Anesthesiology at the Running Heart and Research Hospital. She finished the three years of Arabic education of Prof. Fuat Sezgin’s Arab-Islamic History of Science Institute in Frankfurt. Between 2005 and 2011, she completed the study of Islamic Religion Science, Johan Wolfgang of Frankfurt, Jewish-Christian Religion Science and Philosophy at the Goethe University. She finished her master’s in the same University in concept of Symbols of Letter by Ibn-Arabi and she made a Ph.D. study entitled Ken'an Rifai’s “Women as a Miracle of Right” (Konstruktionen des Weiblichen bei Ken'an Rifai: Das Weibliche als Spiegel der göttlichen Wieklichkeith). She is currently giving lectures in Sufism at the Johann Wolfgang Goethe University in Frankfurt. The main fields of interests are; Symbolism, Symbolism in Ibn Arabi, The role of woman in Islamic mysticism and femininity and symbolism as symbols, The role of Islamic culture in the history of thought and science, and the effects in the West. 

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