Johanna Kettenbach is a PhD fellow in the Research Group on Peace, Conflict and Development and is affiliated with the STATEISLAM-project.
She holds a bachelor degree in Arabic Studies from Leipzig University and a master’s degree in Middle Eastern Studies from Lund University. Her research focuses on the intersection of gender, moderate Islamism, religious regulation, and governance after the 2011 Arab Uprisings in the North African Maghreb region.
2022 MA Middle Eastern Studies, Lund University
2018 BA Arabic Studies, Leipzig University
2023 - Research Fellow, NUPI
2021 Research Intern, Moroccan Institute for Policy Analysis (MIPA)
2020-2021 Student Mentor, Lund University
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Reactions to state regulation of Islam in times of Daesh (STATEISLAM)Research project | 2021 - 2025 (Ongoing)
In recent years, in response to the rise of ISIS, governments in the Middle East have begun to control the religious spheres in their countries more tightly. In Egypt, for example, President Abdulfatt...