Sophie Falschebner

Sophie Falschebner
Photo: Pia Falschebner

Research Fellow, BMBF-Projekt "Postcolonial Hierarchies in Peace & Conflict"

Contact information

+49 6421 28-24812 sophie.falschebner@staff 1 Deutschhausstraße 12
35032 Marburg
Ehem. Kinderklinik Neubau (Room: 00D15)

Organizational unit

Philipps-Universität Marburg Zentrum für Konfliktforschung (ZfK)
  • Research profile

    Research fellow and PhD student in the research project "Postcolonial Hierarchies in Peace and Conflict".

    Research interests:

    ·         Social movements

    ·         Conflict transformation

    ·         Postcolonial theory

    ·         Memory, identity & conflict

    ·         Security studies

  • Publications

    10/2018 | "Politischer Opfertod im Arabischen Frühling: Protestsuizid und gewaltloses Märtyrertum als Protest am Beispiel Tunesiens and Ägyptens". Bayreuth African Studies Working Papers 21: 1-61. Bayreuth: Institut für Afrikastudien Bayreuth.

  • Academic experience

    Since 04/2020 | Research fellow at the Centre for Conflict Studies in the BMBF-funded research project "Postcolonial Hierarchies in Peace and Conflict", Philipps-University of Marburg

    04/2017-07/2017 | Tutor for "Introduction to Conflict Theories" at the Centre for Conflict Studies, Philipps-University of Marburg

    01/2017-09/2017 | Co-organisation of the student "Conference from Below“ on "Identities In and Around Us. Perceptions. Practices. Constructions", 27-29 October 2017, Marburg

    11/2015-12/2015, 03/2016 | Student assistant at the Bayreuth Academy of Advanced African Studies, University of Bayreuth

    09/2015-02/2016 | Student assistant at the Chair of Development Policy and African Policy, University of Bayreuth

    02/2013-08/2015 | Student assistant at the Chair of African History, University of Bayreuth

  • Education

    10/2016-03/2022 | Master of Arts "Peace and Conflict Studies", Philipps-University of Marburg

    09/2017-12/2017 | Semester abroad, School of Politics and International Relations, University of Kent, UK

    10/2011-09/2016 | Bachelor of Arts "Applied African Studies – Culture and Society in Africa" (major) / "Africa in the World – History and Religions" (minor), University of Bayreuth

  • Scholarships

    10/2017-09/2018 Deutschlandstipendium 2017/18

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