Details

Name
Dr Elizabeth Monier
Address 1
University of Cambridge
Position
Leverhulme Early Career Research Fellow
Country
United Kingdom
Email
elizabeth.monier@outlook.com
EURAMES Member
No
AFMA Member
No
MESA Member
No
BASIS Member
No
Institution Name
University of Cambridge
Discipline 1
Area Studies
Geographical Area 1
Middle East and North Africa
Middle Eastern Area
Nile Valley (Egypt and Sudan)
Languages Mastered
Egyptian
Proficiency
Advanced
Qualifications
PhD Social and Political Science, University of Cambridge MA International Law and Persian SOAS BA Arabic and Politics Exeter University
Early Career Researcher
Yes
Biography
Dr Monier specialises in the contemporary history of the Middle East and her main country of expertise is Egypt. She is a 2015 Leverhulme Early Career Fellow in Middle East Studies at Cambridge.
Research description
Dr Monier has published on sectarianism, Coptic Christians, Muslim-Christian relations, Arabic discourses, Arabness, relations between Iran and the Arab world and the role of identity in national and regional politics.She has research interests in: -Sectarianisms -Identity, belonging and power in the Arab world. -Arab thought on tolerance and inclusion -Middle Eastern Christians
Recent publications
Egypt, Iran, and the Hizbullah Cell: Using Sectarianism to “De-Arabize” and Regionalize Threats to National Interests, The Middle East Journal, Summer 2015. Regional Insecurity after the Arab Uprisings, Palgrave, 2015. The Arabness of Middle East regionalism: the Arab Spring and competition for discursive hegemony between Egypt, Iran and Turkey, Contemporary Politics 20 (4) 2014
External Funders
1
Contemporary Relevance