Regine Schwab

Regine Schwab

Postdoctoral Researcher
Research Department:
Transnational Politics

Contact

E-Mail: schwab@hsfk.de
Twitter: @reginesonja

CV

since 2020Postdoctoral Researcher at PRIF
2016–2020PhD candidate, Max Planck Institute for Social Anthropology, Halle (Saale), Germany
 Research Group "How 'Terrorists' Learn - Re-considering the tactical and strategic transformation of violent movements and organisations"
2017Lecturer at the Center for Middle Eastern and North African Studies, Freie Universität Berlin, Germany
2015–2016Ph.D. Fellow, Bremen International Graduate School of Social Sciences (BIGSSS), Germany
 Field A: Global Governance and Regional Integration
2015Bucerius Pre-Doctoral Fellow (Trajectories of Change)
2012–2014Master of Arts in Social Sciences, Humboldt Universität zu Berlin, Germany
2008–2012Bachelor of Arts in Social Sciences, Humboldt Universität zu Berlin
2007–2010Bachelor of Arts in Communication Sciences, Freie Universität Berlin

Expertise

Regine Schwab is working on the following issues:

  • Islamist and jihadist groups
  • Rebel governance
  • Syria
  • Intrastate conflicts
  • Middle East and North Africa (MENA)
  • Political violence and terrorism (with focus on intrastate conflicts)
  • Mixed Methods

Publications

Why not to deport suspected ‘terrorists’ to Syria: a security perspective | 2021

Karahamad, Mustafa/Schwab, Regine (2021): Why not to deport suspected ‘terrorists’ to Syria: a security perspective, PRIF Blog, 20.1.2021.

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Who are these “Islamists” everyone talks about?! Why academic struggles over words matter | 2020

Pfeifer, Hanna/Schwab, Regine/Süß, Clara-Auguste (2020): Who are these “Islamists” everyone talks about?! Why academic struggles over words matter, PRIF Blog, 3.12.2020.

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Krieg der Bilder – wie das syrische Regime den Bürgerkrieg im Fernsehen weiterführt | 2020

Schwab, Regine (2020): Krieg der Bilder – wie das syrische Regime den Bürgerkrieg im Fernsehen weiterführt, PRIF Blog, 25.6.2020.

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Ein zweischneidiges Schwert | 2020

Schwab, Regine (2020): Ein zweischneidiges Schwert. Rezension zu "The Internet and Political Protest in Autocracies" von Nils B. Weidmann und Espen Geelmuyden Rød, Soziopolis, 18.3.2020.

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Insurgent courts in civil wars: the three pathways of (trans)formation in today’s Syria (2012–2017) | 2018

Schwab, Regine (2018): Insurgent courts in civil wars: the three pathways of (trans)formation in today’s Syria (2012–2017), in: Small Wars & Insurgencies, 29:4, 801–826, DOI: 10.1080/09592318.2018.1497290.

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Globalizing Elites from the ‘Global South’: Elites in Brazil and India | 2015

Schneickert, Christian/Kroneder, Andreas/Schwab, Regine (2015): Globalizing Elites from the ‘Global South’: Elites in Brazil and India, in: Lenger, Alexander/Schumacher, Florian (eds), Understanding the Dynamics of Global Inequality, Berlin, Heidelberg: Springer, 229–243, https://link.springer.com/chapter/10.1007/978-3-662-44766-6_12.

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De-Constitutionalising the Egyptian Constitution | 2014

Schwab, Regine (2014): De-Constitutionalising the Egyptian Constitution, in: Belakhdar, Naoual /Eickhof, Ilka/el Khawaga, Abla/el Khawaga, Ola/Hamada, Amal/Harders, Cilja/Sandri, Serena (eds), Arab Revolutions and Beyond: Change and Persistence. Proceedings of the International Conference, Tunis, 12-13 November 2013, Berlin: Center for Middle Eastern and North African Politics at the Freie Universität Berlin, 179–192, https://www.polsoz.fu-berlin.de/(...).

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