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About Benjamin Geer

I do sociological and historical research and develop software for researchers. In recent years I’ve served as Visiting Assistant Professor and Associate Director of the Middle East Studies Center at the American University in Cairo, and taught Arabic at the University of Tübingen.


February 2014 Present Research Fellow, University of Basel, Switzerland ‐ Digital Humanities Lab

Curriculum Vitae

Research Interests

Sociology of Arabic Culture and History of Ideas

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Honors and Awards

  • Taught Masters Prize for the best MA student in the academic year 2007-2008 in the Faculty of Languages and Cultures at SOAS
  • Arts and Humanities Research Council studentship (2007-2008)

Nationalism (2)

Social Movements (2)

Cinema (1)

Literature (1)