Mag. Stefanie Felsberger

AIES Associate Fellow

In 2012 Mag. Stefanie Felsberger graduated in Political Sciences at the University of Vienna with a Magister degree. Currently, she is writing her thesis for her second degree in Arabic Studies at the same university. In 2010 she spent one year at Warwick University in the United Kingdom with the so called ERAMSUS-Program as well as working for an intern with a Member of the European Parliament. Ms. Felsberger speaks Arabic and spent several months in Egypt and the Middle East.

Since 2011 Stefanie Felsberger is working at the AIES. Her research focuses on the Middle East and North Africa, especially in terms of its relations with Europe, democratization in the Islamic world and political Islam.


Rizk, Nagla, Stefanie Felsberger, and Nancy Salem. 2019. "Narratives around Women, Work, and Technology." In Taking Stock: Data and Evidence on Gender Equality in Digital Access, Skills and Leadership. EQUALS Global Partnership and United Nations University.

Rizk, Nagla, Nancy Salem, and Stefanie Felsberger. 2018. "State of Open Data in the MENA Region." The State of Open Data: Histories and Horizons, edited by Tim Davies, Stephen B. Walker, Mor Rubinstein, and Fernando Perini, 503-516. Cape Town and Ottawa: African Minds and International Development Research Centre.

Blog posts

Stefanie Felsberger. 2015. nolege is power: Rancière's lesson in inequality. knowledgemaze, February 10, 2015.

Stefanie Felsberger. 2019. The Internet's Early History in Egypt: A Conversation with Baher Esmat, Part I. knowledgemaze, May 23, 2019.

Stefanie Felsberger. 2019. Early Internet Governance in Egypt: A Conversation with Baher Esmat, Part II. knowledgemaze, April 1, 2019.