dr. (Ward) WP Vloeberghs

dr. (Ward) WP Vloeberghs
Erasmus School of Social and Behavioural Sciences Erasmus University College (EUC)
Location
Kortenaerkade 12, 's - Gravenhage
Room
I3-34
Email
vloeberghs@euc.eur.nl

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I am a political scientist specialising in the Middle East. Since the early 2000’s, I have lived and worked in Egypt, Lebanon and Morocco and travelled extensively throughout the MENA region. Over time, I became fascinated with the people and the societies I encountered and have taken special interest in matters of socio-economic development, urban politics and dynastic power.

My work is rooted in a political sociology perspective and has recently focused on the interaction between architecture, religion and power in Lebanon but I have also tackled dissimilar issues like e.g. commercial diplomacy of Arab states and I have participated in research programmes on political change in North Africa, on anthropologic analysis of…

I am a political scientist specialising in the Middle East. Since the early 2000’s, I have lived and worked in Egypt, Lebanon and Morocco and travelled extensively throughout the MENA region. Over time, I became fascinated with the people and the societies I encountered and have taken special interest in matters of socio-economic development, urban politics and dynastic power.

My work is rooted in a political sociology perspective and has recently focused on the interaction between architecture, religion and power in Lebanon but I have also tackled dissimilar issues like e.g. commercial diplomacy of Arab states and I have participated in research programmes on political change in North Africa, on anthropologic analysis of property issues and on the institutional architecture of states in comparative perspective.

      • W.P. Vloeberghs (2013). Worshipping the Martyr President: the darih of Rafiq Hariri in Beirut. In B. Dupret, Th. Pierret, P. Pinto & K. Spellman-Poots (Eds.), Ethnographies of Islam: Ritual Performances and Everyday Practices (Exploring Muslim contexts) (pp. 80-92). Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press
      • W.P. Vloeberghs (2012). The Making of a Martyr: Forging Rafiq Hariri’s Symbolic Legacy. In A. Knudsen & M. Kerr (Eds.), Lebanon after the Cedar Revolution (pp. 163-183). London: Hurst
      • W.P. Vloeberghs (2012). The Politics of Sacred Space in Downtown Beirut (1853-2008). In M. Ababsa, E. Denis & B. Dupret (Eds.), Popular Housing and Urban Land Tenure in the Middle East: Case Studies from Egypt, Syria, Jordan, Lebanon, and Turkey (pp. 137-168). Cairo: The American University in Cairo Press
      • W.P. Vloeberghs (2011). Le patrimoine urbain: instrument de pacification ou mutation de la violence? In G. Pellon & M. Liégeois (Eds.), Les organisations régionales européennes et la gestion des conflits. Vers une régionalisation de la sécurité ? (Geopolitics and Conflict Resolution) (pp. 303-316) Bruxelles: Peter Lang
      • W.P. Vloeberghs (2013). Lords of the Lebanese Martyrs [Bespreking van het boek Lucia VOLK, Memorials and Martyrs in Modern Lebanon]. British Journal of Middle Eastern Studies, 40(3), 354-355.
      • W.P. Vloeberghs (2013). Spoils of Truce. Corruption and State-Building in Postwar Lebanon [Bespreking van het boek Reinoud LEENDERS, Spoils of Truce. Corruption and State-Building in Postwar Lebanon]. Revue Francaise de Science Politique (print), 63(5), 960-961.
      • W.P. Vloeberghs, T. De Betue & J. Nawas (2009). Halat Hisaar. Staat van beleg. Dutch translation of a poem by Mahmoud Darwish. Breda: De Geus
      • W.P. Vloeberghs (2014). Political Dynasties : Patterns and Practices (Panel Convenor). 23rd World Congress of Political Science: Montréal, Canada (2014, juli 19 - 2014, juli 24).
  • Political Institutions

    Title
    Political Institutions
    Year
    2018
    Year level
    (Level 200)

    Understanding Politics

    Title
    Understanding Politics
    Year
    2018
    Year level
    (Level 200)

    Middle East Politics

    Title
    Middle East Politics
    Year
    2018
    Year level
    (Level 300)

    Islam: A Political History

    Title
    Islam: A Political History
    Year
    2018
    Year level
    (Level 300)
  • University
    Erasmus University Rotterdam
    School
    Erasmus School of Social and Behavioural Sciences
    Department
    Erasmus University College (EUC)
    Country
    The Netherlands

Address

Visiting address

Kortenaerkade 12 2518 AX 's - Gravenhage

Postal address

Postbus 29776 2502 LT 's-Gravenhage