Ulrike Freitag

Professor, Director
Leibniz-Zentrum Moderner Orient
Freie Universität Berlin

E-Mail: zmo@zmo.de
Phone: +49 (0)30- 803070

Personal website

Leibniz-Zentrum Moderner Orient (ZMO)
Kirchweg 33
14129 Berlin

Ulrike Freitag

Research Interests


Ulrike Freitag is a historian of the modern Middle East and director of Leibniz-Zentrum Moderner Orient (ZMO) in conjunction with a professorship at Freie Universität Berlin (since 2002). She obtained her PhD in 1990 from Freiburg University with a thesis on the intersection of ideology and historiography in Syria in the 20th century. After teaching briefly at the German Open University (Hagen), she became lecturer at the School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London (1993-2002).

Selected Publications