Max Planck Institute for Social Anthropology University of Zurich
Friederike Stahlmann, M.A.

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Friederike Stahlmann, M.A.

Ph.D Candidate IMPRS REMEP

Research interests

Political and legal anthropology, Islamic law, conflict and post-conflict societies, social order and control, transnationalisation and globalisation of law

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C. V.

*April 2008 – present* 
Ph.D Candidate at the Max Planck Institute of Social Anthropology 
Halle (Saale) 

*09/2006 – 09/2007* 
MA in International and Comparative Legal Studies 

(SOAS, University of London) 

Thesis Title: “Religious Police Reinvented? ‘Commanding right and 
forbidding wrong’ as a matter of governance.”

*03/1999 – 05/2005* 

Magister Artium, Philipps-University Marburg and Free University 

Major: Study of Religions, Minors: Peace and Conflict Studies / 
Pedagogics/ Iranian Studies (2001-2003) 

Thesis Title: “Rechtspluralismus in Afghanistan. Die strukturelle 
Einbindung des Islam in der rechtlichen Ordnung anhand 
ausgewählter Beispiele.” [Legal Pluralism in Afghanistan. Islam as 
an integral part of legal systems, illustrated by selected 


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