Jasmin Fritzsche-El Shewy

Email: jasmin.fritzsche@ruhr-uni-bochum.de

Website: http://www.ifhv.de/index.php/9-people/114-jasmin-fritzsche

 

Bio:

Jasmin Fritzsche-El Shewy is a PhD candidate in International Development Studies at the Ruhr-University Bochum and a Visiting PhD student at the University of Warwick. In her doctoral research, she focuses particularly on the notion of exceptionalism, international protection and the secondary forced displacement of Palestinian refugees.  

Previously, Jasmin worked as a legal adviser and researcher in Egypt. Previously, Jasmin worked as a Research Fellow with the German-Arab Joint Research, Training and Networking Programme ‘From Responsibility to Protect to Responsibility to Assist: Conflict, Reconstruction, and Sustainable Development in the Middle East’ at Ruhr University Bochum/Lebanese American University and as a legal adviser and researcher in Egypt. She was a Visiting Study Fellow at the Refugee Studies Centre, University of Oxford, in 2017 and a Visiting Research Fellow at the Center for Migration and Refugee Studies at the American University in Cairo in 2013/14. She holds an MSc in Human Rights from the London School of Economics and Political Science. 

Publications/recent projects:

  • Challenging the International Framework for Palestinian Refugees in light of the Syria Crisis. Al Majdal No 56, BADIL (2014)
  • Displacing the Displaced: Challenging the International Framework for Palestinian Refugees in light of the Syria Crisis. Cairo Studies on Migration and Refugees No 8, American University in Cairo (October 2014)
  • Egypt's Others. Sada, Carnegie Endowment for International Peace (November 2013)

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