Centre for Global Media and Communications

Dr Katharina Schmoll

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Centre for Global Media and Communications Research Associate
BA (Germany); MA, PhD(SOAS)
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Dr Katharina Schmoll is a Lecturer at the School of Media and Communication at the University of Leeds where she teaches about media, democracy and development as well as gender and digital cultures. Her research explores issues of voice, recognition, citizenship, social cohesion and gender with a focus on Muslims in Europe, Morocco and the wider Middle East.

She is the Reviews Editor of the Middle East Journal of Culture and Communication and a Fellow at the Muslim Institute. She holds a PhD in Media Studies from SOAS.

Research interests

Arab/ Muslim public spheres, voice and recognition, (digital) citizenship, audiences, ethnography, the everyday, political Islam, gender, empowerment, modernities, Muslims in Europe, Morocco, MENA.

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