Dr. Yazan Doughan

Former Associate

Dr. Yazan Doughan

  • Short CV

    • Since 03/2018: Associate at GIGA Institute of Middle East Studies

    • 01/2016 - 02/2018: Research Fellow at GIGA Institute of Middle East Studies

    • 2014 - 2015: Charlotte W. Newcombe Fellow, Woodrow Wilson Foundation; EUME Program Affiliated Fellow, Forum Transregionale Studien

    • 2012 - 2013: Visiting Fellow, Institute for Scholars at Columbia University Middle East Research Center (CUMERC) – Amman; Wenner-Gren Foundation Dissertation Fellow

    • Education: M.A. Critical Media and Cultural Studies, SOAS, University of London; M.A. Anthropology, University of Chicago; PhD dissertation "Corruption, Authority and the Discursive Production of Reform and Revolution in Jordan" at the University of Chicago, 2010-Present

    Current Research

    • Corruption and Political Authority

    • Protest Movements and Historical Action

    • Anthropology of the State

    • Politics of Care

    • Secularism and Religion

    Countries and Regions

    • Jordan

    • Syria

    • Germany

    Research Programmes

    Dr. Yazan Doughan

    Former Associate

    Research Project | 01/01/2016 - 30/06/2018

    Secondary Theatres of War: The Syrian War in Jordan

    The Syrian war has not only brought about massive humanitarian suffering in the country itself, with up to half a million deaths and around a dozen million refugees and internally displaced people. Like other mass-scale civil wars, the Syrian war has also diffused beyond its borders, particularly transforming the regions in the immediate neighbourhood. Focusing on Jordan, the research project investigates these local transformations in the neighbourhood of wars, the so-called “Neben-Kriegsschauplätze.
    DSF, 2016-2018

    Teaching | University of Chicago | 2007

    Media and Popular Culture of the Middle East

    University of Chicago Chicago, IL United States


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