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Karsten Lehmann

Research Fellow


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Karsten Lehmann is head of social sciences and statistics at the King Abdullah Bin Abdulaziz International Centre for Interreligious and Intercultural Dialogue. He was a research fellow at the Berkley Center for the 2011 calendar year. Lehmann has previously held positions at the University of Fribourg and University of Bayreuth; at Bayreauth his research addressed the development of religious non-governmental organizations in the United Nations context. Lehmann's publications include Religious NGOs in International Relations: The Construction of 'the Religious' and 'the Secular' (2016) and Religionen erforschen - Kulturwissenschaftliche Methoden in der Religionswissenschaft (2011, with Stefan Kurth), an edited volume on research methods inside religious studies. Lehmann earned his B.A. in Religious Studies, Sociology, and History from the University of Tübingen, M.A. in Religious Studies from Lancaster University, and Ph.D. in Sociology from the University of Tübingen.