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Yazan Badran – FWO Junior Postdoctoral Fellowship

Location: Brussels
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1st June 2022 - Brussels

Yazan Badran – FWO Junior Postdoctoral Fellowship

Satire across borders: production, content, and audiences of pan-Arab news satire


We are delighted to share the news that ECHO member, Dr. Yazan Badran, has been awarded a 3-year postdoctoral fellowship by the Research Foundation – Flanders (FWO). Badran’s research project will look at the transnational dimensions of pan-Arab news satire on a production, content and audience levels. The project will be supervised by Prof. dr. Kevin Smets. See more details about the research here.


Dr. Badran was previously a PhD fellow of the FWO and defended his PhD in 2021. His doctoral research focused on the nascent media spheres in the Arab World that emerged following the 2011 uprisings.