Marie-Christine Heinze holds a master in Near and Middle Eastern Studies, Political Science, and International and European Law from the University of Bonn and a master in Peace and Security Studies from the University of Hamburg. Her PhD thesis on material culture and socio-political change in Yemen in the field of social anthropology at the University of Bielefeld was successfully completed in 2015. Next to the Yemen-related projects at CARPO, she currently heads an academic exchange project with the University of Sanaa on post-conflict reconstruction in Yemen at the University of Bonn, funded by the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD). Since 2008, she has also regularly worked as a consultant on development, peacebuilding and political change in Yemen.
Focus & topics: Yemen; political transformation; civil-military relations and security studies; historical background and collective memory; identifications and mobilization: religion, ethnicity, and gender; civil society and societal politics; conflict prevention, peacebuilding and post-conflict reconstruction
- & Mareike Transfeld: Understanding Peace Requirements in Yemen. Needs and Roles for Civil Society, Women, Youth, the Media and the Private Sector, CARPO Report 06 (March 2019). Available online.
- (ed.): Yemen and the Search for Stability. Power, Politics and Society After the Arab Spring. I.B. Tauris: London (2018). Further information
- & Sophie Stevens: Women as Peacebuilders in Yemen, SDD / YPC (July 2018). Online available.
- Criminal Histories, Arrest and Prison Experiences of Women and Girls in Yemen, YPC Policy Report 05 (May 2018). Online available.
- (ed.): Addressing Security Sector Reform in Yemen. Challenges and Opportunities for Intervention During and Post-Conflict, CARPO Report 04 (2017). Online available.