Marwa Bakabas

  • Doctoral Student, Sociocultural Anthropology
  • Graduate Research Assistant


Baker Hall - 414

Research Interests

  • Applied & Public Anthropology
  • Anthropology of the Middle East
  • Ethnographic Methods
  • Migration
  • Humanitarianism
  • "Space" of Refuge
  • Transformations of the Self
  • War & Trauma
  • Collective Memory
  • Land & Sea Borders
  • Identity Politics
  • Refugee Ageing Population
  • "Space" of Death

Current Research Projects

DAAD Higher Education Dialogue “Violence, Forced Migration, Exile: Trauma in the Arab World and in Germany”


Bakabas, M., Wick, L., & American University of Beirut. Faculty of Arts and Sciences. Department of Sociology, Anthropology, and Media Studies. Transformations through disaster: Living and working in refugee spaces.