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Head of Research and Study

Sarah Dusend, M.A.

University of Bonn

Bonn Center for Dependency and Slavery Studies

Adenauerallee 18-22, 53113 Bonn 

Tel.: 0049 / 228 / 73 62446

E-Mail: researchandstudy[at]




Since 2010     Doctoral student in Islamic Studies/Near and Middle Eastern Studies
2006-2007      Study Abroad, Institut National des Langues et Civilisations Orientales (INALCO) in Paris
2003-2009      Magister Artium, Islamic Studies/Near and Middle Eastern Studies, Political Sciences and French Language and Literature, University of Bonn

Academic Positions

Since 2015     Research Associate, University of Bonn
2017               Parental Leave
2013-2015      Coordinator of the Bonn International Graduate School – Oriental and Asian Studies
2009-2013      Coordinator of the Bonn Center for Asian Studies


Sarah Dusend currently focuses on women’s studies and travel writing in the Iranian and Arab world as well as mobility and pilgrimage in Islam. She is furthermore interested in Afghan and Pakistani contemporary historiography, culture of remembrance (Erinnerungskultur) and identity politics.
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