MECW: The Middle East in the Contemporary World

Organisational unit: Strategic research area

  1. Research areas and keywords:
    UKÄ subject classification
    • Sociology (excluding Social Work, Social Psychology and Social Anthropology)
    Keywords
    • Immigration, Sociology of Education, Globalisation, Labor markets, Discrimination, Identity, Culture, Integration, Refugees, gender, Qualitative research methods, comparative sociology, Urban Studies
  2. Research areas and keywords:
    UKÄ subject classification
    • Languages and Literature
    • Social Sciences
    Keywords
    • Culture, Literature, Middle East, Political transformation, Social transformation, Human Rights Knowledge, discourse analysis, Yemen, capacity development
  3. Research areas and keywords:
    UKÄ subject classification
    • Ethics
    • History of Religions
    • History of Ideas
    • Philosophy
    • Religious Studies
    Keywords
    • Middle East in Sweden, alcohol consumption/Temperance Movement, football, Christians in the Middle East, Hydrosolidarity, History of Human Rights
  4. Research areas and keywords:
    UKÄ subject classification
    • Other Earth and Related Environmental Sciences
    • Social Sciences Interdisciplinary
    • Economics
    Keywords
    • Future oriented methodology, Participatory methodology, Refugee studies, Sustainable infrastructure, Sustainable reconstruction and recovery, Post-conflict recovery, Resilience, Higher education policy, Systemic design, Interdisciplinary research, Transdisciplinarity, Creativity, land use change, Micrometeorology
  5. Research areas and keywords:
    UKÄ subject classification
    • Social Sciences Interdisciplinary
    • Political Science (excluding Public Administration Studies and Globalization Studies)
    Keywords
    • Geopolitics, International relations, Palestinian diaspora, Political mobilization, Middle East, International cultural strategies, Forms of territorialisation, Palestinian political participation
  6. Research areas and keywords:
    Keywords
    • Turkish politics, Kurdish politics, Conflict, Identity politics, Social movements, Environmental politics, Nationalism, Memory Studies
  7. Research areas and keywords:
    UKÄ subject classification
    • Geosciences, Multidisciplinary
    Keywords
  8. Research areas and keywords:
    UKÄ subject classification
    • Sociology
    • Gender Studies
    Keywords
    • Political sociology, Sociology of religion, Gender, Political Elites, Political Islam, Social movements, Democratization in the MENA region, Civil war, Sectarianism, Qualitative research methods, Shiism, Iran, Iraq, Lebanon, Syria
  9. Research areas and keywords:
    UKÄ subject classification
    • History
    • Political Science (excluding Public Administration Studies and Globalization Studies)
    Keywords
    • International relations, Middle East, Iran, Nuclear program of Iran, Post War era, Cold War, Official diplomcy, Societal dynamics, UK and US relations to Iran
  10. Research areas and keywords:
    UKÄ subject classification
    • Engineering and Technology
    • Water Engineering
    Keywords
    • Middle East, Sustainable water resources, Floodwater Spreading (FWS), Remote sensing, Arid climate , Climate change
  11. Research areas and keywords:
    UKÄ subject classification
    • History
    Keywords
    • Identity, Modernity, Middle East
  12. Research areas and keywords:
    UKÄ subject classification
    • Media and Communications
    Keywords
    • External communication, Outreach, public seminars and lectures
  13. Research areas and keywords:
    UKÄ subject classification
    • Globalization Studies
    Keywords
    • Peace and Conflict Studies, Critical International Relations theory, Historical Sociology, Social Transformation and the Politics of Resistance, Palestine/Israel, Decolonial Knowledge, Edward Said, Antonio Gramsci
  14. Research areas and keywords:
    UKÄ subject classification
    • Humanities
    • Social Sciences
    Keywords
    • Islamic studies, Refugee studies, Education and migration, Turkish politics, Visual representations of religion and politics in public space, Youth and political contest, Lebanon, Children’s literature in the Middle East, Mission studies, Islamic education, Muslim minorities , Islamism , Islamophobia, Palestinian diaspora, Middle Eastern studies, Visual politics, dawa, dawah, NGO, Civil society
  15. Defne Kadiogluaffiliated with the university, Guest Researcher , , , Bachelor of Arts

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    Research areas and keywords:
    Keywords
    • Neoliberalism, Urban Political Economy, Gentrification, inequality, Stigmatization, Racism
  16. Research areas and keywords:
    Keywords
    • Water economics, Sustainability, Social Inequalities, Food Studies, Sustainable cities
  17. Research areas and keywords:
    UKÄ subject classification
    • History
    • Political Science
    • Sociology (excluding Social Work, Social Psychology and Social Anthropology)
    Keywords
    • Middle East and African History, Cultures and Religions of the Muslim World, Critical Theory, Globalization Studies, Comparative Imperialisms, Social Movement Theory, Political Economy, Migration, Political Science, Sociology, The Role of Music and Art in political struggles, Culture Jamming
  18. Research areas and keywords:
    Keywords
    • Geographic Information system (GIS), Spatial Data Infrastructure (SDI)
  19. Research areas and keywords:
    Keywords
    • Soil pollution, Groundwater contamination, Remediation, decision making under uncertainty, Environmental sustainability, contaminated sites management
  20. Research areas and keywords:
    UKÄ subject classification
    • Social Sciences
    Keywords
    • Conflict, Social identities, Contentious politics, Social movements, populism, nationalism, European Muslims, Islamic State, Turkey, Southeastern Europe, Conflict transformation, societal insecurity, radicalization, Kurdish politics, Political Islam, political sociology