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Dr. Christian Thuselt

  • Job title: Lehrkraft für besondere Aufgaben
  • Organization: Department of Political Science
  • Working group: Lehrstuhl für Politik und Gesellschaft des Nahen Ostens
  • Phone number: +49 9131 85-22072
  • Email: christian.thuselt@fau.de
  • Address:
    Bismarckstraße 8
    91054 Erlangen
    Room 3.108
  • Office hours: Feriensprechzeiten: 28.02., 10-12 Uhr 14.03., 10-12 Uhr 28.03., 10-12 Uhr Bismarckstr. 8, R 2.105 Sprechzeiten:
    Weekly Wed, 10:00 - 12:00, Room 3.108, Feriensprechstunden: 01.08., 08.08., 12.09. und 10.10.2018, jeweils Mittwochs von 10-12 Uhr

  • 1999 Abitur Pforzheim
  • 2000-2007 MA-Studies Political Science, History at Tübingen University, Language Course in Arabic at Damascus and Beirut
  • 2007 MA-Thesis on Lebanon
  • 2007-2012 Private Tutor
  • 2010- Lecturer at Erlangen-Nuremberg University
  • 2013- associated with the Erlangen Centre for Islam and Law in Europe (EZIRE)
  • 2018 PhD thesis at Roskilde University/Denmark

  • 2006 German Diet (Office G. Krichbaum/K. Segner, MdB)
  • 2010 Internship Deutsches Orient-Institut Beirut
  • 2012 Grant Deutsches Orient-Institut Beirut

Syria, Lebanon, Morocco, Palestine

Lebanon, Syria, Iraq, political theory, religion and politics, political parties in the Middle East, state-building and -failure, nationalism, Christianity in the Middle East

  • Undergraduate seminary “Nationalism in the Middle East”, Winter Term 2018/19
  • Coordinator lecture/tutorials “Introduction into Political Science”, Winter Term 2018/19
  • Undergraduate seminary “The First World War as a Stimulus for Re-Ordering the Middle East”, Summer Term 2018
  • Undergraduate seminary “Introduction into Islamist Thinking”, Summer Term 2018
  • Undergraduate seminary “Political Sectarianism in the Middle East”, Summer Term 2018
  • Undergraduate seminary “Introduction into Islamist Thinking”, Winter Term 2017/18
  • Undergraduate seminary “Consociationalism and Authoritarianism: Lebanon and Syria as Neighbors and Opposing Pairs”, Winter Term 2017/18
  • Undergraduate seminary “From the Arab Spring to the Arab Winter. The Breakdown of a Regional System”, Summer Term 2017
  • Undergraduate seminary “Concepts of Political Domination in the Middle East”, Summer Term 2017
  • Undergraduate seminary “War, Expulsion and Massacre in the Modern Middle East”, Summer Term 2017
  • Undergraduate seminary “Conflict Management in Middle Eastern Political Systems”, Winter Term 2016/17
  • Undergraduate seminary “Shirt Parties in the Middle East”, Winter Term 2016/17
  • Undergraduate seminary “Concepts of Political Domination in the Middle East”, Summer Term 2016
  • Undergraduate seminary “Political System of Syria”, Summer Term 2016
  • Undergraduate seminary “The Lebanese Civil War [1975-1990] as a Paradigm of State-Failure”, Summer Term 2016
  • BA-seminary and reading course ““You are the Source of Power”? Domination, Modernity, and Democracy in the Middle East”, Winter Term 2015/16
  • Undergraduate seminary “Failing-States in the Middle East: The Examples of Syria, Iraq, and Lebanon”, Winter Term 2015/16
  • Undergraduate seminary “”Sovereign Creations”? Nation-Building as a Political Project of Modernity in the Middle East”, Summer Term 2015
  • Undergraduate seminary “Political System of Syria”, Summer Term 2014
  • Undergraduate seminary “Different Types of Authoritarian Rule”, Summer Term 2014
  • Undergraduate seminary “Political Sectarianism as Anachronism? The Examples of Syria and Lebanon”, Winter Term 2013/14
  • Colloquium for BA/MA-students, taken over from Prof. C. Schumann
  • Undergraduate seminary “The Political System of Lebanon: Nation-Building in a Heterogeneous Society”, Summer Term 2013
  • MA-seminary “Political Economy of the Middle East”, Summer Term 2013
  • Undergraduate seminary “Arab Spring: The End of Stability of Authoritarian Systems?”, together with P. Lintl and C. Wolff, Winter Term 2012/13
  • Undergraduate seminary “Lebanon: Strong Society – Weak State”, Winter Term 2011/12
  • Undergraduate seminary “Authoritarian Political Systems in Underdeveloped Countries”, Summer Term 2011
  • Undergraduate seminary “Theories of Political Systems of Underdeveloped Countries”, Summer Term 2010

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