Magdalena Suerbaum

Magdalena Suerbaum

Anthropologie

Tel.: +49 (551) 4956 - 288
Fax: +49 (551) 4956 - 170
suerbaum(at)mmg.mpg.de

Magdalena Suerbaum is a postdoctoral researcher at the Department for Socio-Cultural Diversity. Her research focuses on the social implications of legal statuses and determination processes among recent asylum-seekers in Germany.

Magdalena has submitted her PhD thesis entitled “Mosaics of Masculinity – Gender negotiations among Syrian refugee men in Egypt” at the School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS) in London. She collected data during 14 months of ethnographic fieldwork in Egypt in 2014/2015. She holds a Masters of Arts from the University of Exeter in Middle East and Islamic Studies and a Bachelor of Arts from the Philipps University Marburg in Islamic Studies.