Dr. Sayed Mahdi Mosawi

ACADEMIC CAREER

2017-2019
Ph.D. Researcher, Phillips University of Marburg, Germany

2013-2019
Ph.D. in Sociology, Hacettepe University, Turkey

2009-2012
M.A. in Social Sciences Research, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Iran

2005-2009
B.A. in Social Sciences Research, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Iran

 

Research Trainings

2018
Migration Summer School Fellow, European University Institute, Italy

2017
Policy Communication Fellow, Population Reference Bureau (PRB), Tanzania


WORK EXPERIENCE

2019 –Present
Research Fellow, Kulturwissenschaftliches Institute Essen (KWI)

2015
Researcher, “Gender-Based Violence amongst Conflict-induced Internally Displaced Boys and Girls in Kabul,” Afghanistan Research and Evaluation Unit

2014
Coordiantor of research project „Why do Afghan Children Undertake the Unaccompanied Journey to Europe,“ Afghanistan Research and Evaluation Unit

2011-2012
Instructor, Sociology and Social Research Methods, Gharjistan University (Farah), Afghanistan


RESEARCH INTERESTS

– Forced migration and refugees studies

– Gender and masculinities

– Muslim diaporic communities

– Integration and identity

– Research methodology


PUBLICATIONS (SELECTION)

Echavez, Chona R., SayedMahdi Mosawi, and Leah Wilfreda RE Pilongo. The Other Side of Gender Inequality: Men and Masculinities in Afghanistan. Kabul: Afghanistan Research and Evaluation Unit, 2016. Published in three languages, English, Pashto, and Dari; (Book).

Yousofi, Ali, SayedMahdi Mosawi,and Ameneh Sadat Hoseyni.“Social Network of Afghan Refugees in Mashhad, Iran (Afghans Living in Golshahr Area).“ Social Problems of Iran 4, no. 1 (2013): 213-39; (Journal article).

Mosawi, SayedMahdi, „Afghan Second-Generation Identity in Iran: A Mystery Full of Contradictions.“ In 2nd International Congress of Social Sciences. Konya, Turkey, 2016; (Conference paper).

Mosawi,SayedMahdi.“Afghan Men and Women’s Rights: The Problem or the Solution?“ In Viewpoints. London: BBC Persian, March 08, 2017; (Opinion essay).