Georges Fahmi is a research fellow at the Middle East Directions Programme of the Robert Schuman Centre for Advanced Studies, at the European University Institute in Fiesole, Italy.
Previously, Fahmi was a non-resident scholar at the Carnegie Middle East Centre in Beirut, Lebanon.
His research focuses on religious actors in democratic transition in the Middle East, the interplay between state and religion in Egypt and Tunisia, and religious minorities and citizenship in Egypt and Syria.
He received his PhD from the European University Institute.
Areas of expertise
- Religion-state relations in the Middle East
- Religious minorities in the Middle East
- Violent radicalization in the Middle East
|2016 -||Research Fellow at the Middle East Directions Programme of the Robert Schuman Centre for Advanced Studies, European University Institute in Fiesole, Italy|
|2014-16||Non-resident scholar at the Carnegie Middle East Centre in Beirut, Lebanon|
|2011-14||Researcher at the Arab Forum for Alternatives in Cairo, Egypt|
- New Groups Will Lose Out in Egypt's Market of Violence 23 February 2018
- Why Aren’t More Muslim Brothers Turning to Violence? 27 April 2017
- Most Syrian Christians Aren’t Backing Assad (or the Rebels) 20 December 2016
- Islam and Democracy: When do Religious Actors Decide to Support Democratic Transition Arab Reform Initiative, June 2016.
- The Future of Political Salafism in Egypt and Tunisia Carnegie Middle East Center, Beirut, November 2015.
- Market for Jihad: Radicalization in Tunisia with Hamza Meddeb, Carnegie Middle East Center, Beirut, October 2015.
- The Struggle for the Leadership of Egypt’s Muslim Brotherhood Carnegie Middle East Center, Beirut, July 2015.
- The Coptic Church and Politics in Egypt Carnegie Middle East Center, Beirut, December 2014.