MENASP Network Database

Social Policy Database

Database of Middle East North Africa Social Policy Expertise

Name
Dr. Esther Meininghaus
Biography

Esther Meininghaus is a political anthropologist researching negotiations of power with particular emphasis on Syria. In her work, she focuses on peace processes and resistance, humanitarian aid, displacement and disappearances in autocracies. She is a senior researcher at BICC, which is an independent peace and conflict research institute in Germany. With a background in Middle Eastern Studies, she completed her MA at University of Bonn (2007) and her PhD at the University of Manchester (2013). She also teaches at the University of Bonn.

Qualifications
Doctorate, University of Manchester
Current or most recent Employer

Senior Researcher

BICC
Time in Post - 4

Organisation Type: Consultancy and research - including think-tanks (not for profit)

Regional Expertise

Iraq, Jordan, Lebanon, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Syrian Arab Republic,

Disciplinary or professional background

Anthropology, Political science

Languages

Arabic (Spoken), English (Spoken), English (Written), English (Primary Writing Language), French (Spoken), French (Primary Writing Language), Other* (Spoken), Other* (Written),
Other *German

Contact Info

esther.meininghaus@bicc.de

017623375341

Ermlandstrasse 20
Social Media

Esther Meininghaus (Twitter)

Public Profiles

https://www.linkedin.com/in/esther-meininghaus-1b126b87/

Current Areas of Policy Interest

Inequality ( 12 years )

Public Policy ( 12 years )

Humanitarianism & emergency relief ( 5 years )

Conflict & Security ( 12 years )

Work relates to groups

Refugees ( 5 years )

displaced ( 5 years )

Areas of Policy Interest over the last ten years

Areas of Policy Interest researched, programmes designed and/or delivered in the last ten years

Public Policy

Inequality

Humanitarianism & emergency relief

Conflict & Security

Engagement

Academic publications
https://www.tandfonline.com/eprint/dmJGSbbCv8wjRRDSY6Xq/full

Academic conferences

Social Media
twitter, esthermeininghaus.com

Policy Reports

Policy Briefs
https://www.bicc.de/publications/publicationpage/publication/safe-zones-for-syria-mitigating-the-humanitarian-crisis-684/

Other
Books, https://www.bloomsbury.com/academic/middle-east/ib-tauris