Dr Kurstin Gatt

Dr Kurstin Gatt

Dr Kurstin Gatt

 CELTA (Camb.),B.A. (Hons)(Melit.),M.A. (Leipzig),Ph.D. (Berlin)

Lecturer

Rm 104 Portacabins Blk A
Car Park 6
University of Malta
Msida
  +356 2340 3611
Dr Kurstin Gatt is a lecturer in Arabic studies. His research focusses on the intersections of the literary, the religious, and the political in modern Arabic discourse. Kurstin Gatt completed his masters in 2015 at the University of Leipzig and obtained his PhD in 2019 from the Freie Universität Berlin with a dissertation entitled 'Decoding DĀʿISH'. Gatt’s main area of interest is the analysis of political discourse in the Arab world.
  • Political Discourse Analysis
  • Jihadism
  • Arabic Dialectology
  • Arabic Literature

GATT, K., 2021. Poetry as a communicative vehicle in the jihadi milieu: the case for modern extremist poetry. British Journal of Middle Eastern Studies, , pp. 1-21.

GATT, K., 2021. Popularising the Political: Jihadi Chants as a Popular Medium of Communication in Jihadi Circles. In: PETER KONERDING, FELIX WIEDEMANN,LALE BEHZADI, ed, Bamberg: University of Bamberg Press, pp. 59-96.

GATT, K., 2020. Decoding DĀʿISH: An Analysis of Poetic Exemplars and Discursive Strategies of Domination in the Jihadist Milieu. Litkon Series 45 edn. Wiesbaden: Reichert Verlag.

GATT, K., 2020. Lohlker, Ruediger (Editor): World Wide Warriors. How Jihadis Operate Online. Gottingen: V & R Unipress 2019. Religion and Transformation in Contemporary European Society. Studying Jihadism 14. Orientalistische Literaturzeitung, 115(4-5), pp. 379-82.

GATT, K., 2020. Minsel. An Etymological Database for Lexemes of Arabic Origin in Maltese. In: S. ČÉPLÖ and J. DROBNÝ, eds, Maltese Linguistics on the Danube. Studia Typologica, 24. De Gruyter, pp. 111-17.

GATT, K., 2018. Reconciling the Iraqi Nation: A Rhetorical Analysis of Nūrī al-Mālikī's Political Discourse 
. In: B. BACKE, THORALF HANSTEIN and KRISTINA STOCK., eds, Arabische Sprache im Kontext: Festschrift zu Ehren von Eckehard Schulz. Leipziger Beiträge zur Orientforschung 37 edn. Berlin: Peter Lang, pp. 161-86.

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