Sonja Hegasy

Vice Director

Zentrum Moderner Orient, Berlin

Dr. Sonja Hegasy is Vice Director, previously a Senior Researcher, at Zentrum Moderner Orient in Berlin. She received her Ph.D. from the Free University of Berlin in 1996; her fields of itnerest include transition and democratic reform in the Middle East and North Africa, political sociology, civil society, intercultural dialogue, reconciliation and politics of memory, world society, cultural globalization and the Arab world, youth studies. Since 2012 she heads the research project ‘Transforming Memories: Cultural Production and Personal/Public Memory in Lebanon and Morocco’ at ZMO.