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Research Programme on Religious Communities and Sustainable Development

Dr. Sarah Markiewicz

Associated Researcher

 

Sarah Markiewicz studied theology (BA), Ecumenical Studies (MA) and Comparative Religion (Dr.Theol) in Oxford, Bonn and Berlin. She completed her doctorate at the department for Religious Studies and Intercultural Theology of the Humboldt University of Berlin on the topic of Christian-Muslim Dialogue. She subsequently became a postdoctoral fellow at the al-Balqa’a University in Jordan. 

Sarah Markiewicz has held roles as Senior Lecturer at the department for Religious Studies and Intercultural Theology of the Humboldt University of Berlin, Visiting Researcher at the Orient Institute in Beirut and Interim Professor at the Seminar for Religious Studies and Intercultural Theology of the University of Muenster. She lectures and conducts and supervises research on the intersection of interfaith relations and peace, conflict, international development and dialogue. 

Sarah Markiewicz was Social Cohesion Advisor with Malteser International, a German faith-based organisation, for a program in Erbil, Iraq. She also works as a consultant, currently with the Inter-Parliamentary Union and previously with the United Nations. She is a mentor for the Oxford Forum for International Development. 

 

Curriculum Vitae

  • Since 2021 Mentor for the Oxford Forum for International Development
  • Since 2021 Consultant with the Inter-Parliamentary Union 
  • 2020 Consultant with the United Nations  
  • Since 2019 Associate Researcher in the Research Programme on Religious Communities for Sustainable Development at the Humboldt University of Berlin 
  • 2019-2020 Social Cohesion Advisor with Malteser International in Erbil, Iraq
  • 2016-2018 Interim Professor at the Semianr for Religious Studies and Intercultural Theology of theUniversity of Muenster
  • 2014-2015 Postdoctoral Fellow of the European Union at the Al-Balqa’a University, As-Salt, Jordan
  • 2011-2012 Visiting Researcher at the Orient Institute, Beirut, Lebanon 
  • 2009 – 2019 Lecturer / Senior Lecturer at the Department for Religious Studies and Intercultural Theology of the Faculty for Protestant Theology at the Humboldt University of Berlin (Department Chair Prof. Dr. Andreas Feldtkeller)
  • 2009-2014 Dr.Theol., Humboldt University of Berlin
  • 2008-2009 MA Ecumenical Studies, University of Bonn
  • 2004-2007 BA Theology (Honours), University of Oxford