Dr. Rand El Zein

Dr. Rand El Zein is our former REMOBOKO academic coordinator at the Leibniz-Zentrum Moderner Orient in Berlin. She obtained her Doctorate in Communication Studies from Universität Salzburg in Austria (2017-2021), where she explored the intersection between gender, geopolitics, mass media, and conflict in the Arab world. She has a Masters in Media Studies from the American University of Beirut (2013-2015), where she worked as a research assistant (2016-2017).

Selected Publications

Book Publication with Transcript Verlag (November 2021): “Between Violence, Vulnerability, Resilience and Resistance: Arab Television News on the Experiences of Syrian Women during the Syrian Conflict.”

“Rethinking the Relationship Between Child Marriage and Failed Infrastructure During the Syrian Conflict: A Discourse Analysis of Arab Television News“, (Springer VS, 2020)