Sina Birkholz

Cohort 2014

Supervisor: Prof. Dr. Ursula Schröder

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Freie Universität Berlin

Collaborative Research Center (SFB) 700 "Governance in Areas of Limited Statehood"

Research Project C6

PhD Candidate

Address
Binger Straße 40
Room 201
14197 Berlin

Topic of PhD thesis
(Non)Political Work – An interpretive ethnography of everyday democracy and rule of law assistance in Lebanon.

Curriculum Vitae

Since 2014

Berlin Graduate School for Transnational Studies, Research Affiliate

2005 – 2012

Diplom Programme Political Science; Augsburg University, Degree: Diplom Political Science (1.0), Thesis: “Identities at Crossroads: Young Muslim Women in Post-Revolutionary Egypt”

2008 – 2009

Visiting Student at the University of St Andrews, Scotland; Faculty of Arts, Department of International Relations


Scientific Activities and Internships

Since 06/2014

Research Associate at the Collaborative Research Center (SFB) 700, Freie Universität Berlin, Project C 6 (The Politics of State- and Security-Building in Areas of Limited Statehood), Principal Investigator: Prof. Dr. Ursula Schröder

10/12 – 05/14

Research Associate at the Institute for Interdisciplinary Research on Conflict and Violence, Bielefeld University, Project “Violence Research and Development”,Principal Investigator Prof. Dr. Wilhelm Heitmeyer

09/10 – 01/11

Tutor for M.A. Research Seminar at the Department of Political Science, Peace and Conflict Studies, Prof. Dr. Christoph Weller, Augsburg University

03/10 – 09/10

Student Assistant at the Department of Political Science, Peace and Conflict Studies, Prof. Dr. Christoph Weller, Augsburg University

02/08 – 08/08

Intern at the Austrian Cultural Forum Cairo acf/c, Austrian Embassy in Cairo, Egypt


Stipends and Awards

2011 

Travel allowance by the German National Academic Foundation (Studienstiftung des deutschen Volkes) for master thesis field research in Cairo, Egypt

09/08 – 05/09 

Study abroad scholarship by the German National Academic (Studienstiftung des deutschen Volkes) Foundation and the Max-Weber-Programme (stay at the University of St Andrews, Scotland

10/08 – 10/11

Fellow of the German National Academic Foundation (Studienstiftung des deutschen Volkes)

08/05 – 10/12

Fellow of the Max-Weber-Programme of the State of Bavaria


Further Research Interests

Ethography, sociology of globalisation and development 

Politics and society of the MENA region, and interpretive methodologies

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