Sebastian Sons was a researcher in DGAP’s Middle East and North Africa Program where he was involved in the research project on “Engagement of the Arab Gulf States Saudi Arabia, Qatar, and the United Arab Emirates in Egypt and Tunisia.” Before that, he headed the research unit at the German Orient-Institute in Berlin and worked as a journalist. He wrote his PhD dissertation on “Mediatization of Labor Migrants from Pakistan in Saudi Arabia” at the Humboldt Universität zu Berlin. Sons studied modern history, Islamic Studies, and political science in Berlin and Damascus.
[Last updated: July 2023]
Former Associate Fellow, Middle East and North Africa Program