Fatemeh Kamali-Chirani Profile

ProfilesFatemeh Kamali-Chirani (PhD) is is currently a research associate at the Hannah Arendt Institute for Research on Totalitarianism (HAIT), TU Dresden (Dresden University of Technology), in Germany.

Fatemeh Kamali-Chirani

She received her BA (in Journalism) and her MA (in North American Studies) from Tehran University, Iran, where she was a journalist and NGO activist.

Fatemeh completed her PhD (2012-2018) at the University of Augsburg in Germany with a scholarship from Brot für die Welt (Bread for the World) on the subject of intercultural dialogue between Western and Muslim countries. From 2020 until January 2022, Fatemeh worked in Pakistan as a Visiting Research Fellow at SDPI (a development organization) and was a Visiting Faculty Member at Quaid-e-Azam University, Islamabad.

Her publications are in the areas of intercultural dialogue, foreign cultural policy, sustainable development, migrants and refugees (especially Afghans) in Germany and Pakistan.

She is currently working on the project “Women who migrated from, to and within Germany,” focusing on acculturation of Afghan women in Germany, as a researcher at HAIT, TU Dresden (Dresden University of Technology).

For further details, see her LinkedIn profile.

Selected publications:

In English

Kamali-Chirani, F. (2019). Review of Afiya S. Zia’s  Faith and feminism in Pakistan: Religious agency or secular autonomy? Digest of Middle East Studies, pp. 1-4. https://doi.org/10.1111/dome.12192

Kamali-Chirani, F. (2019). Does intercultural dialogue matter? The role of intercultural dialogue in the foreign cultural policy of Iran and Germany. Münster, Germany: Lit Verlag.

Kamali-Chirani, F. (2019). Review of Mohammad Zaman’s Islam in Pakistan: A history. Digest of Middle East Studies, 28(1),  1-5.

Hippler, J., & Kamali-Chirani, F. (2018). Cultural civil war. In European Union National Institutes for Culture, Culture Report: EUNIC Yearbook 2017/2018 (pp. 36-41). Stuttgart, Germany:  European Union National Institutes for Culture.

Kamali Chirani, F. (2018). Review of Baumgartner and Towner’s The Internet and the 2016 presidential campaign. International Journal of Communication, 12, 2940–2943.

Kamali Chirani, F. (2018). Review of Miriam Müller’s A spectre is haunting Arabia: How the Germans brought their communism to Yemen. Middle East Media and Reviews, 6(3).

Kamali Chirani, F. (2018) Review of Yadullah Shahibzadeh’s The Iranian political language: From the late nineteenth century to the present. Digest of Middle East Studies, 27(1), 157-160.

Kamali Chirani, F. (2017). Incapability of institutional structures as an obstacle for the intercultural dialogue between Iran and Germany. In O. Ernst (Ed.), Iran-Reader 2017 (pp. 109-111). Sankt Augustin/Berlin: Konrad-Adenauer Stiftung.

In German

Kamali Chirani, F. (2013). Dialog unter staatlicher Aufsicht [Dialogue under state supervision]. Welt-Sichten Journal, 6, 46-47.

In Farsi

Kamali Chirani, F. (2018). Potānsielhāy-e Goftoguy-e Farhangi dar Jāme’ey-e Ālmān [Potentials of intercultural dialogue in German society] Dialog Center of the Imam Musa Sadr Institut.

Shokrkhah, Y., &Shokrkhah, Y.Kamali Chirani, F. (2009). Ruznāmenegāri Hamrāh va Pušeš-e Xabari Jang-e Iraq: Motāle’āt-e Muredi-ye Foxnews [Embedded journalism and coverage of the 2003 Iraq war: Case study by Foxnews]. Iranian Journal of Cultural Research, 2(5), 156-171.


Work for CID:

Fatemeh Kamali-Chirani has written a guest post, Cultural diplomacy, intercultural dialogue, and sustainable development: A view of the cultural diplomacy potential of the city of Islamabad; and also written KC105: Acculturation. She has also translated KC14: Dialogue into German, and then KC14: Dialogue into Persian. In addition, she was interviewed about international relations and its connection to intercultural dialogue. See the description of her recent report on immigration to and from Pakistan.

Author: Center for Intercultural Dialogue

Wendy Leeds-Hurwitz, the Director of the Center for Intercultural Dialogue, manages this website.

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