Critical Media in the Arab World



Author Biographies

Ehab Galal, Copenhagen University

Ehab Galal is an Associate Professor at the Department of Cross-Cultural and Regional Studies, Copenhagen University. He has approached research questions from a cross-disciplinary perspective inspired by media as well as ethnographic, cultural and religious studies. Since 2018, he has been leading a research team working on the project Mediatized Diaspora, which investigates transnational media use and contentious politics among Arab diaspora in Europe.

Thomas Fibiger , Aarhus University

Thomas Fibiger is an Associate Professor in Arab and Islamic Studies at Aarhus University. He holds a PhD in Anthropology from Aarhus University (2010), based on several rounds of ethnographic fieldwork in Bahrain, focused on religion, politics and uses of the past. More recently he has been involved in collaborative research projects on Shia Islam and on sectarianism, based on new fieldwork in Kuwait and Bahrain (2013–2017). Since 2018 he has been part of the research project Mediatized Diaspora based at Copenhagen University, working in particular with Bahrainis in London and in Denmark. His most recent publication within this project can be found in the Journal of Arab and Muslim Media Research 13:1 (2020).




How to Cite

Galal, E., & Fibiger , T. (2020). Critical Media in the Arab World. Global Media Journal - German Edition, 10(1).