Dr Philipp O. Amour’s research lies in the areas of qualitative (theory-oriented) and empirical inquiry. From this perspective, he conducts field research in several Middle Eastern countries on specific subjects and topics related to his publications.
From 2007–2010, he was a doctoral visiting fellow at the Center for Arab and Middle Eastern Studies, American University of Beirut, and at Birzeit University in the Palestinian territories.
|Field Research Experiences & Academic Affiliations|
|2007-2010||Field research in Lebanon, Jordan and Syria. Interviews and collection of material for PhD project.
PhD Research Fellow, Center for Arab and Middle Eastern Studies (CAMES), The American University of Beirut (AUB), Lebanon. Research partially sponsored by the Swiss National Science Foundation (SNSF).
|2007||Field research in Palestine. Interviews and collection of material for PhD project. PhD Research Fellow, Center for modern history, Birzeit University, Ramallah, Palestine.|
|2005/2006||Several Research stays in Egypt and Palestine (Birzeit University) and Jordan. Interviews and collection of material for Master thesis.|