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Miriam Bohn, M.A.

Research Associate

Institute of Political Science
Chair of Middle East Politics and Society

Room: Room 4.032
Kochstraße 4
91054 Erlangen

Research Associate in the DFG project ‘Decentralization in the Arab World: Morocco, Tunisia, Egypt and Jordan from a comparative perspective’

 

  • since 01/2018: Research associate for the DFG project ‘Decentralization in the Arab World: Morocco, Tunisia, Egypt and Jordan from a comparative perspective’ (Prof. Thomas Demmelhuber and Prof. Roland Sturm) and PhD student at the Institute for Political Science, Chair of Middle East Politics and Society at FAU Erlangen-Nürnberg
  • 04/2016 – 12/2017: Student research assistant at the Institute for Political Science, Chair of Middle East Politics and Society (Prof. Thomas Demmelhuber) at FAU Erlangen-Nürnberg
  • 10/2014 – 09/2017: Master degree in Political Science at FAU Erlangen-Nürnberg
  • 10/2010 – 03/2014: Bachelor degree in Social Sciences at University of Stuttgart and Brunel University London

Publications

  • Vollmann, Erik, Bohn, Miriam, Sturm, Roland & Demmelhuber, Thomas (2020). Decentralisation as authoritarian upgrading? Evidence from Jordan and Morocco, The Journal of North African Studies, pp. 1–32. DOI: 10.1080/13629387.2020.1787837
  • Karmel, Ezra & Bohn, Miriam (2020). Decentralization in Jordan. In Shalaby, Marwa, Weiss, Chagai, Lust, Ellen M., Kao, Kristen, Vollmann, Erik, Bergh, Sylvia I., Karmel, Ezra, Bohn, Miriam, Kherigi, Intissar & Kadirbeyoglu, Zeynep (2020). The Dynamics of Decentralization in the MENA: Processes, Outcomes, and Obstacles. The Program on Governance and Local Development, Working Paper No. 31 2020: 40-53. Gothenburg: University of Gothenburg.
  • Bohn, Miriam, Demmelhuber, Thomas, Sturm, Roland, & Vollmann, Erik (2018). Dezentralisierung in der arabischen Welt: ein konzeptioneller Zugang. In Europäisches Zentrum für Föderalismus-Forschung Tübingen (Eds.), Jahrbuch des Föderalismus 2018. (pp. 157-171). Baden-Baden: Nomos.
  • Bohn, Miriam, Vollmann, Erik & Zumbrägel, Tobias (2018). Abenteuer am Golf: Saudi-Arabiens Wandel unter den Salmans. In Gesellschaft. Wirtschaft. Politik. (GWP) 67(2/2018). (pp. 167-173). URL: https://doi.org/10.3224/gwp.v67i2.01

Presentations at Conferences

  • Middle East Studies Association (MESA) Annual Meeting (New Orleans, November 13 – 17, 2019). Presented topic: „New Players, New Rules? Analyzing the Impact of Decentralization on Central and Subnational Elite Networks in Jordan”.
  • International DAVO Congress of Contemporary Research on the Middle East (Hamburg, October 3 – 5, 2019). Presented topic: „New Players, New Rules? Analyzing the Impact of Decentralization on Central and Subnational Elite Networks in Jordan”.
  • ECPR Joint Sessions of Workshops (Mons, April 8 – 12, 2019). Presented topic: „Decentralization Strategies in Jordan and Morocco: Local Empowerment or Authoritarian Upgrading?“.
  • German Political Science Association (GPSA) „Frontiers of Democracy“ (Frankfurt a. Main, September 25 – 28, 2018). Presented topic: „Sectarianism for the Sake of Regime Resilience. Saudi Arabia’s Regional Foreign Policy“.
  • World Congress for Middle Eastern Studies (WOCMES) (Sevilla, July 16 – 20, 2018). Presented topic: „Sectarianism for the Sake of Regime Resilience. Saudi Arabia’s Regional Foreign Policy“.

  • DAAD-PROMOS scholarship for Modern Standard Arabic Level 1 at Qasid Arabic Institute in Amman, Jordan (06/2017 – 09/2017)