Postcolonial Hierarchies

Tareq Sydiq

is a Postdoctoral Researcher at the Center for Conflict Studies and Coordinator of the Postcolonial Hierarchies in Peace & Conflict Network. His research is centered around questions of state-society relationships particularly within authoritarian contexts, reframing and reinterpreting state power through the lens of protest and societal resistance.

Benedikt Stuchtey

is a full Professor of Modern and Contemporary History at the Faculty of History and Cultural Studies since 2013. He studied at the universities of Münster, Freiburg and Trinity College Dublin, took his exams and PhD in Freiburg and his Habilitation (second academic qualification) in Konstanz. He was deputy director of the German Historical Institute […]

Miquel Pellicer Gallardo

is a Professor of Inequality and Poverty at the Center for Conflict Studies, Philipps Universität Marburg, and an affiliate of SALDRU (Southern Africa Labour and Development Research Unit, University of Cape Town). His research interests include inequality, distributive conflict, political behavior, and development. He was previously a Senior Lecturer at the University of Cape Town […]

Anika Oettler

is a Professor of Sociology at Philipps Universität Marburg and an Associate Researcher at the Hamburg-based German Institute for Global and Area Studies. Her research is driven by the quest for a more thorough understanding of the forces behind social inequality, peace and transitional justice. She has conducted fieldwork in Central America and Colombia, and […]

Ilsa Hameed

is a student assistant at the Center for Conflict Studies, currently pursuing her Master’s in Peace and Conflict Studies at the Philipps University Marburg. She obtained her B.A. at the Institute of Political Science at the University of Heidelberg, with a focus on International Relations and Conflict Research, specifically in East and South Asia. She […]

Sophie Falschebner

is a PhD researcher, focusing on the impact of colonialism on contemporary conflict dynamics and in/security in Cyprus. Before joining the project, she studied the M.A. in Peace and Conflict Studies at the Philipps-University of Marburg and the B.A. Applied African Studies at the University of Bayreuth. Sophie´s research interests include activism and social movements, […]

Selbi Durdiyeva

is a Postdoctoral Researcher at the Center for Conflict Studies, at Philipps University Marburg. She obtained her PhD at Transitional Justice Institute, Ulster University, Northern Ireland.

Susanne Buckley-Zistel

is a Professor of Peace and Conflict Studies and Executive Director of the Center for Conflict Studies at the Philipps University Marburg. Prior that this she held positions at the Frei University Berlin, the Peace Research Institute Frankfurt and King’s College London.

Thorsten Bonacker

is a Professor for Peace and Conflict Studies at the Center for Conflict Studies and the Faculty of Social Science and Philosophy. He holds a PhD from the University of Oldenburg, Germany, and was a guest lecturer at Universities in Innsbruck and Almaty.

Yaas Bahmani

bahmani@students.uni-marburg.de Yaas Bahmani is a student assistant at the Center for Peace and Conflict Studies. She is currently in the process of finishing her master’s degree in clinical psychology and psychotherapy. She obtained her bachelor’s degree in psychology at the University of Mannheim. Her interests in Conflict Studies revolve mainly around Iran and Afghanistan.