Laura Maria Führer

PhD Candidate
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Room 421
Available hours Mondays, 1 - 2 pm
Visiting address Harriet Holters hus 0851 OSLO Moltke Moes vei 31
Postal address Postboks 1096 Blindern 0317 OSLO

Academic interests

  • Identity in multicultural contexts
  • Racism and discrimination
  • Critical whiteness studies
  • Feminist theory
  • Qualitative Methods
  • Norwegian society
  • Arabic-speakers

Courses taught


  • Master, Political Science, Freie Universität Berlin, 2015
  • Master, International Affairs, Sciences Po Paris, 2014
  • Bachelor, Middle Eastern Studies, Sciences Po Paris, 2011
  • Exchange student, American University of Beirut, 2010-11


  • Scholarship, German National Academic Foundation (Studienstiftung des deutschen Volkes) , 2009 – 2015
  • Fellowship, Studienkolleg zu Berlin, 2013 - 2014
  • Scholarship, Association for Joint Franco-German Studies (Deutsch-französische Hochschule), 2013 – 2014
  • Scholarship, German Academic Exchange Service (Deutscher Akademischer Austauschdienst), 2012 – 2013
  • Hölderlin Scholarship, German National Academic Foundation, 2010 – 2011


  • German (native)
  • English, French (fluent)
  • Italian, Arabic, Norwegian (advanced)


Tags: Arabic, Migration, Racism, Identity, Whiteness, Feminist theory, Norway


Academic articles:

Supersberger, Nikolaus and Laura Führer. 2011. Integration of Renewable Energies and Nuclear Power into North African Energy Systems: An Analysis of Energy Import and Export Effects. Energy Policy 39: 4458–4465.


Other publications:

Führer, Laura and Manuel Liebig. 2016. Willkommen Aktiv. Eine Handreichung für die ehrenamtliche Arbeit mit Geflüchteten. [Welcoming Actively: A Handbook for Volunteering with Refugees.] Frankfurt: Gemeinnützige Hertie-Stiftung (Ed.).

Führer, Laura. 2015. The Challenges of Participatory Research: Lessons from a 'Failed' Project with Female Refugee Activists. MA Thesis. Freie Universität Berlin.

Chanut, Nicolas et al. 2014. Willkommen in Europa? Die lokale Aufnahme von Geflüchteten. [Welcome to Europe? The Local Reception of Refugees.] Project Report. Berlin: Studienkolleg zu Berlin.

Supersberger, Nikolaus et al. 2010. Algeria – A Future Supplier of Electricity from Renewable Energies for Europe? Algeria’s Perspectives and Current European Approaches. Wuppertal, Alger. Available here

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