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
    • 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
  3. Research areas and keywords:
    UKÄ subject classification
    • Other Earth and Related Environmental Sciences
    • Social Sciences Interdisciplinary
    • International Migration and Ethnic Relations
    • Educational Sciences
    Keywords
    • Future oriented methodology, Participatory methodology, Refugee studies, Sustainable infrastructure, Sustainable reconstruction and recovery, Post-conflict recovery, Language policy and education, Higher education policy, Systemic design, Interdisciplinary research, Transdisciplinarity, Creativity
  4. Fanny Christouaffiliated with the university, Visiting Young Scholar, PhD, PhD, Master degree, Master Degree, Diploma

    Person

    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
  5. Research areas and keywords:
    UKÄ subject classification
    • Geosciences, Multidisciplinary
    Keywords
  6. Research areas and keywords:
    UKÄ subject classification
    • Sociology
    • Gender Studies
    Keywords
    • Political sociology, Sociology of religion, Gender, Nationalism, Political Islam, Social movements, Democratization in the MENA region, Civil war, Sectarianism, Qualitative research methods, Shiism, Iran, Iraq, Lebanon, Syria
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. Research areas and keywords:
    UKÄ subject classification
    • History
    Keywords
    • Identity, Modernity, Middle East
  10. Research areas and keywords:
    UKÄ subject classification
    • Media and Communications
    Keywords
    • External communication, Outreach, public seminars and lectures
  11. 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
  12. Defne Kadıoğlu Polataffiliated with the university, Guest Researcher , , , Bachelor of Arts

    Person

    Research areas and keywords:
    Keywords
    • Neoliberalism, Urban Political Economy, Gentrification, inequality, Stigmatization, Racism
  13. Research areas and keywords:
    Keywords
    • Water economics, Sustainability, Social Inequalities, Food Studies, Sustainable cities
  14. Research areas and keywords:
    UKÄ subject classification
    • Sociology (excluding Social Work, Social Psychology and Social Anthropology)
    • Gender Studies
  15. 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
  16. Research areas and keywords:
    Keywords
    • immigration, children of immigrants, second generation
  17. Research areas and keywords:
    Keywords
    • Geographic Information system (GIS), Spatial Data Infrastructure (SDI)
  18. Research areas and keywords:
    Keywords
    • Soil pollution, Groundwater pollution, Remediation, decision making under uncertainty, Environmental modeling
  19. Research areas and keywords:
    UKÄ subject classification
    • Political Science
    Keywords
    • Nationalism, Populism, Social movements, #MeToo, Academic freedoms, Identity politics, Turkey, Sweden, Europe
  20. Research areas and keywords:
    UKÄ subject classification
    • Languages and Literature
    Keywords
    • Culture, Literature, Middle East, Political transformation, Social transformation, Human Rights Knowledge
  21. 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
  22. Josepha Wesselsaffiliated with the university, PhD, Leadership, Organisation and Action: Leading Change - Executive Certificate, Kennedy School of Management, Harvard University, USA. , Certificate for Teaching and Learning for Higher Education (LATHE), Lund University, Lund, Sweden. , PhD, Master of ArtsKnown as name: Joshka Wessels

    Person

    Research areas and keywords:
    UKÄ subject classification
    • Social Sciences
    • Human Geography
    • International Migration and Ethnic Relations
    • Media Studies
    • Environmental Sciences
    • Social Anthropology
    Keywords
    • Sustainability Science, Water Management, Environmental Peacebuilding, Forced Migration, Human Ecology, Ethnography, Visual Anthropology, Arab World, Dry Areas, Virtual Reality, Qanats, Traditional Knowledge, Political Ecology, Middle Eastern studies, Audiovisual Media, Documentary Films, Video activism, Media and Communication Studies, Syria