Research Project Management & Grants
PI of Research project ‘TOI: Bringing in the Other Islamists - comparing Arab Shia and Sunni Islamism(s) in a sectarianized Middle East’, Project II Research Grant from Independent Research Fund Denmark (IRFD) (DKK 5.3 mio./790000 USD). (www.ps.au.dk/toi)
PI of Research project ‘SWAR – Sectarianism in the Wake of the Arab Revolts’, Project II Research Grant from Independent Research Fund Denmark (IRFD) (DKK 3.3 mio./490000 USD). SWAR website: www.ps.au.dk/swar with list of activities and publications.
Carlsberg Foundation Monograph Fellowship (2022) for project ‘Rethinking Islamisms: The transformation of Islamist scenes in a new Middle East’ (DKK 772.228 mio/126.000 USD).
Danish Institute in Damascus Grant (DKK 100.000) for the research pilot project "Comparing Shia and Sunni geographies of ‘everyday Islamistness’ in Greater Beirut" in cooperation with Jeroen Gunning, Dima Smaira and Raphael Lefevre (2021-23).
Grants for workshops and conferences from the Carlsberg Foundation (2013, 2014, 2019); The Danish Institute in Damascus (2012, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2019, 2020); Arab Council for Social Science (2018, with Waleed Hazbun), The Globalization Program at the Faculty of Social Science, AU (2008-11, Postdoc-scholarship), COPRI (2002).
Member of Steering Committee of POMEPS: The Project on Middle East Political Science, (www.pomops.org) George Washington University (2017- )
Member of advisory board for research project SEPAD: Sectarianism, Proxies and De-Sectarianisation (2018 - ) (https://www.sepad.org.uk) (funded by Carnegie Foundation).
Member of advisory board of Research Project ‘Modern Muslim Subjectivities Project’ directed by Prof. Dietrich Jung (University of Southern Denmark) (2013-18)
Member of PhD Selection Committee (evaluating PhD research proposals), Department of Political Science, Aarhus University (2012-2019).