Jannis Grimm

Jannis Grimm

Doctoral Fellow at the Berlin Graduate School Muslim Cultures and Societies (BGSMCS)
Biography: 

Jannis Julien Grimm is a Doctoral Fellow at the Berlin Graduate School Muslim Cultures and Societies (BGSMCS), where he works on the dynamics of social protests and state repression in post-revolutionary Egypt. He has studied Islamic Studies and Political Science in Münster, Berlin, and in Cairo where he has spent several years studying and working. Jannis has worked extensively on Egypt’s civil society mobilization and human rights issues for several academic institutions such as Freie Universität Berlin and Humboldt University’s Mediterranean Institute Berlin (MIB), as well as the German Institute for International and Security Affairs (SWP Berlin). e tweets @jannisgrimm on Egypt’s political transformation and Islam in Europe.