Marika Sosnowski is an Australian-qualified lawyer and a Research Fellow at the German Institute for Global and Area Studies in Hamburg. Her primary research interests are in the fields of critical security studies, complex political order, local/rebel governance, and legal systems. Her geographical area of specialization is the Middle East, particularly Syria. Marika gratefully acknowledges the Fritz Thyssen Foundation for their generous support of her current postdoctoral project on Syria’s “post-war” landscape, and, subsequently, the Swedish Science Council for their funding of the project “Legal identity under insurgencies and unrecognised states.”
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