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Katharina Nicolai

Katharina Nicolai, M.A.

Research Assistant

Erlangen Centre for Islam and Law in Europe (EZIRE)

Bohlenplatz 6
91054 Erlangen

+49 9131 85-26369

katharina.nicolai@fau.de

Office hours: on appointment

since 2019 PhD fellowship – German Academic Scholarship Foundation
2019 Receiver of the Christoph-Schumann-Memorial Award for an outstanding master thesis
2018-2019 Bucerius Doctoral Scholarship ‚Trajectories of Change‘ – ZEIT Foundation
since 2018 Research Assistant at EZIRE and Chair of Middle East Politics and Society
2014-2018 Study of Middle Eastern Studies at Philipps Universität Marburg, École de Gouvernance et d’Économie Rabat, Marokko

and Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg, Master of Arts

2010-2014 Study of Political Science and Islamic Studies at Universität Heidelberg and Katholischen Universität Leuven, Belgien

Winter term 2020/21

  • Empirical Democracy and Autocracy Research

Summer term 2020

  • The Political Systems of the Maghreb: A Comparativ Perpective

Winter term 2019/2020

  • Monarchies in the Middle East: Between “The King’s Dilemma” and Political Resilience (with Prof Dr Thomas Demmelhuber)

  • Climate policy and Environmental protection in the Arabic world
  • International relations in the Middle and Near East
  • Transitional Justice
  • Political Systems of the Middle East & North Africa
  • Islam in Germany

Dissertation: Environmental Sustainability as a Catch-All Policy Field in Morocco (working title)

Nicolai, K. (2020). Sustainable development and environmental policy in the Middle East and North Africa. In ORIENT (Vol. 61, pp. 36-44). Berlin: German Orient-Institute.

Nicolai, K. (2020, in press). Polygamie – Islamisch. In Lexikon für Kirchen- und Religionsrecht. Bd. 3.

Nicolai, K. (2020, in press). Pilgerfahrt – Islamisch. In Lexikon für Kirchen- und Religionsrecht. Bd. 3.

Nicolai, K., et al. (2019). Germany. In Oliver Scharbrodt (eds.), Yearbook of Muslims in Europe, Volume 11. Leiden: Brill, 2018.

Nicolai, K. (2019, in press). Feiertage – Islamisch. In Lexikon für Kirchen- und Religionsrecht. Bd. 2.

Nicolai, K. (2013). Algeria (AQM et Al.). In ConflictBarometer 2013. disputes – non violent crisis – violent crisis – limited wars – wars (Vol. 22, p. 131). Heidelberg: Heidelberger Institut für Internationale Konfliktforschung.

Nicolai, K. (2013). Tunisia (AQIM et Al.). In ConflictBarometer 2013. disputes – non violent crisis – violent crisis – limited wars – wars (Vol. 22, p. 145). Heidelberg: Heidelberger Institut für Internationale Konfliktforschung.

Nicolai, K. (2012). Algeria (AQIM, MUJAO). In ConflictBarometer 2012. disputes – non violent crisis – violent crisis – limited wars – wars (Vol. 21, p. 104). Heidelberg: Heidelberger Institut für Internationale Konfliktforschung.