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Prof. Claudia Derichs on academia-net.de Professor Dr. Claudia Derichs

Chair for Comparative Politics / International Development Studies

Philipps-Universität Marburg
Fachbereich Gesellschaftswissenschaften und Philosophie
Institut für Politikwissenschaft
Wilhelm-Röpke-Str. 6
35032 Marburg


Office hours

Office: Room 00 044 (G floor)
Office hours: summer term 2018: Wednesday 10 - 11 h


Changes of office hours as follows

During semester break arrangements by E-Mail as usual


E-Mail: derichs@staff.uni-marburg.de


Short Bio (complete CV)

Career: Chair for Comparative Politics and International Development Studies at Philipps University of Marburg since March 2010. Chair for Political Science at University of Hildesheim 2007-2010. Previously Assistant professor at the University Duisburg-Essen.

Studies and qualifications: Japanology, Arabic and Social Sciences at the Universities of Bonn, Tokyo and Cairo. Translator (Diploma) for Japanese and Arabic. Worked as science journalist throughout her studies. PhD at the Free University Berlin, afterwards research fellow at the Universities of Potsdam and Duisburg. In Duisburg interim Professor for East-Asian Politics from 1996-1998. Habilitation at the University of Duisburg-Essen in 2004; Venia legendi in Comparative and International Politics.

Research: Acquisition, handling and direction of third-party funded research projects. Focal points are the politics of the Near and Middle East, East and South East Asia as well as political Islam and Gender Studies.

Distinctions: Inclusion in an online portal for distinguished female scientists in German-speaking countries (2010; nominated by DFG). Link.

Current coursesOffice hours and PhD studies

Latest Publications (complete list)


recent open access article:

2016. (co-authored by Manja Stephan-Emmrich): Mobile Muslim
Professionals: Transregional Connections.

Monographs and articles:

2017. Knowledge Production, Area Studies and Global Cooperation. London
and New York: Routledge (upcoming in April 2017)

2016. Scaling the Nation-State. Religion, Language and Ethnicity in Asia
and Europe; in: Internationales Asienforum / International Quarterly for
Asian Studies 1-2(2016): 5-11.

2016. Participation, legal discourse and constitutional rights – the
‘Allah’ issue in Malaysia; in: Noorhaidi Hasan / Fritz Schulze (eds.):
Indonesian and German Views on the Islamic Legal Discourse on Gender and
Civil Rights. Wiesbaden: Harrassowitz, pp. 121-132.

2015. Shifting Epistemologies in Area Studies; in: Middle East – Topics
& Arguments 4(2015): 29-36 [open access:

Research interests

Development studies; political Islam in Southeast Asia and the Middle East; gender-related political science / gender-related Asian and Middle East studies; Japanese politics.

Research projects


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