Institut für den Nahen und Mittleren Osten


Isabel Schatzschneider

Isabel Schatzschneider

research fellow "The Maghreb in Transition"


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Isabel Schatzschneider is a researcher and an activist in food ethics, environmental ethics and Islamic ethics. She has achieved BA in Philosophy (London Metropolitan University), MA in Islamic Cultures and Societies (SOAS, London) and MA in Islamic and Arabic Studies (Ludwig-Maximilians-University, Munich). In 2011 Schatzschneider had joined CILE (Research Center for Islamic Legislation and Ethics) in Qatar. She had written a number of articles covering areas such as Islamic law and ethics, food and environmental ethics, animal welfare and global halal food market. Later in 2013 she had joined a well known NGO Schweisfurth Foundation in Munich. Schweisfurth Foundation is actively engaged in sustainability, food security and animal welfare. Here she had significantly contributed with her research on the German Halal market. In 2015 Isabel Schatzschneider started to work as a researcher on an Online Archive for Arabic Talkshows at Ludwig-Maximilians-University.


current project: "Taha Abdurrahman’s Idea on Reforming Ethical and Islamic Thought"