Johanna Kühn, M.A.

Johanna Kühn is a doctoral candidate at the Institute of Social and Cultural Anthropology with a regional focus on the Middle East. She studied Social and Cultural Anthropology, Sociology and Economics at the University of Bayreuth, the University of Haifa (Israel) and the University of Goettingen. In her dissertation she focuses on contemporary spiritual practices in Lebanon.

Globalized Spiritual Practices, Alternative Healing Methods, Gender Studies, Construction of Femininities and Masculinities in Zones of Conflict

Middle East (in particular Lebanon, Israel and Palestine)

2017 and 2018
Research in Lebanon for doctoral dissertation on contemporary spiritual practices (ERC-Project "Private Pieties, Mundane Islam and New Forms of Muslim Religiosity: Impact on Contemporary Social and Political Dynamics")

2013 and 2014
Research in Israel and Palestine for master thesis on the impact of ideas of femininitiy for political protest in the West Bank