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Austrian Academy of Sciences
Institute for Social Anthropology

Publications & Activities

For project-related publications and conference publications, please refer to the pages of the individual reseachers.

Recent and Upcoming Activities and Events

4th February 2020

Presentation of Alexander Weissenburger at a workshop of the George C. Marshall European Center for Security Studies at the Austrian National Defence Academy: Yemen, current security development and impact on the MENA region

5th September 2019

Workshop: The Roots of Yemen's "Huthi" Movement: History, Memory, Continuity and Ruptures

Workshop with: Marieke Brandt, Renaud Detalle, Bernhard Haykel, Johann Heiss, Luca Nevola, Erik Rudicky and Alexander Weissenburger

3rd December 2018, 19:00

Public talk: Jour Fixe "Nahost Aktuell" with Alexander Weissenburger at the Austrian Diplomatic Academy.

13th April 2018

Participation in the Lange Nacht der Forschung (Long Night of Research)

Austrian-wide initiative for science communication.

14-15th February 2018

Workshop: Yemen's Living Heritage: Tribes and Tribalism into the 21th Century

Workshop with:

Najwa Adra, Marieke Brandt, Steven C. Caton, Nadwa al-Dawsari, Paul Dresch (in absentia), Andre Gingrich, Marie-Christine Heinze, Helen Lackner, Zachary Lentsch, Lisa Lenz, Elisabeth Kendall, Daniel Mahoney, Mikhail Rodionov, Daniel Varisco, Alexander Weissenburger, Laila al-Zwaini

November 2017

Release of Marieke Brandt's book Tribes and Politics in Yemen: A History of the Houthi Conflict

Tribes and Politics in Yemen: A History of the Houthi Conflict

London: Hurst/Oxford University Press, 2017, 472 pages.