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Institute for International Law of Peace and Armed Conflict (IFHV)
Ruhr University Bochum (RUB)
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44787 Bochum
Germany

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NATIONALITY
German
   
RESEARCH FOCUS
PhD project: ‘The Secondary Forced Displacement of Palestinian Refugees- A Case Apart?’
(supervisor: Prof. Dr. Hans-Joachim Heintze)
   
RESEARCH INTERESTS
Legal Geography
International Human Rights Law
International Refugee Law
Middle Eastern Studies
   
EDUCATION
Since 2015

2011-2012
2007-2011
PhD student at the Institute for Development Research and Development Policy (IEE) and member of the Graduate Center for Development Studies (UA Ruhr GC), Ruhr University Bochum (Germany)
Master of Science (MSc) in Human Rights at the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) (United Kingdom)
Bachelor of Arts (BA) in African Development Studies in Geography with a minor in Law at the University of Bayreuth (Germany)
   
AWARDS, SCHOLARSHIPS & GRANTS
Since 09/2017 PhD Scholarship Hans Böckler Foundation
Since 04/2016 Research scholarship ‘International Realization Budget’ (IRB), RUB Research School Plus
   
RESEARCH STAYS
Trinity Term 2017 Visiting Study Fellow, University of Oxford, Refugee Studies Centre
11/2013 – 11/2014 Research Fellow, American University in Cairo, Center for Migration and Refugee Studies
   
   
CONFERENCES & PANELS
09/2016

06/2016

04/2016

07/2015

06/2014
Panel Convenor (together with Raffael Beier and Loubna Abi Khalil) ‘The regional politics of forced displacement in the Middle East’ at the Development Studies Association Conference, University of Oxford 12 September 2016
Panel Presentation ‘Uniquely Protected or Uniquely Protracted? The recent displacement of Palestinian Refugees from Syria’ at the Conference of the International Studies Association (Human Rights Section), Fordham University New York, 14 June 2016 Panel Presentation ‘The Protection of Palestinian Refugees from Syria in Lebanon and Jordan’ at the Socio-Legal Studies Organisation Annual Conference, Lancaster University, 06 April 2016
Panel Presentation ‘Arab Host Countries and Palestinian Refugees: Utilizing Collective Language for Exclusionary Purpose’ 7th International Conference of Critical Geography, Ramallah Palestine, 28 July 2015
Panel Presentation ‘The Situation of Refugees in Post-Morsi Egypt’ 21st New Faces Conference German Council of Foreign Relations, Tunis, Tunisia, 21 June 2014
   
PUBLICATIONS
2017
2014

2014

2013
2013
(with Raffael Beier) Refugees and the City: UN-Habitat’s New Urban Agenda. In: Forced Migration Review 55, pp. 29-30 (June 2017)
Challenging the International Framework for Palestinian Refugees in light of the Syria Crisis. Al Majdal No 56, BADIL (December 2014) [extract]
Displacing the Displaced: Challenging the International Framework for Palestinian Refugees in light of the Syria Crisis. Cairo Studies on Migration and Refugees No 8, American University in Cairo (October 2014)
Egypt's Others. Sada, Carnegie Endowment for International Peace (November 2013) [op-ed]
Arabische Brüderlichekeit im Widerstreit. Zenith Online (October 2013) [op-ed]
 

LANGUAGE SKILLS
German (mother tongue)
English (fluent)
Arabic (beginner)