Gade Tine

Max Weber Fellow

Tine Gade (PhD, Sciences Po, 2015) is a 2016-2017 Max Weber Fellow at Robert Schuman Centre for Advanced Studies (RSCAS) at the European University Institue (EUI) in Florence, Italy, and a senior research fellow at the Norwegian Institute of International Affairs (NUPI). She was a Senior Lecturer in Middle Eastern studies at the University of Oslo (UiO) 2014-2016, and taught at Sciences Po Paris 2008-2013. Gade specializes on Sunni Islamism, political leadership and social movements in Lebanon and Iraq, and received the Michel Seurat prize granted by French CNRS in 2012. Her recent academic publications include ‘Liban : les paradoxes du salafisme jihadisme levantin’, Moyen Orient, 33, January 2017; ‘Sunni Islamists in Tripoli and the Asad regime. 1966-2014’, Syria, 7:2, April 2015, pp. 20-65; and ‘Conflit en Syrie et dynamiques de guerre civile à Tripoli (Liban)’, Maghreb- Machreq, 218, September 2014, pp. 61-84. She is currently working on a book manuscript on Sunni mobilization in Tripoli, Lebanon, based on her PhD thesis.

Peer reviewed articles:

– ‘Alavittene i Tripoli og nord-Libanon: krigerske problemskapere eller truet minoritet?’, [“Alawis in Tripoli and North Lebanon: War-mongers or threatened minority”], Babylon. Nordic Journal of the Middle East and North Africa, 2, 2016, pp. 44-57.

-‘Sunni Islamists in Tripoli and the Asad regime. 1966-2014’, Syria studies, 7:2, April 2015, pp. 20-65.

– ‘Conflit en Syrie et dynamiques de guerre civile à Tripoli (Liban)’ [‘Conflict in Syria and civil war dynamics in Tripoli, Lebanon’], Maghreb-Machreq, 218, 2013-4, pp. 61-84.


Book chapters:

– (with Nayla Moussa), ‘The Lebanese army after the Syrian crisis: Alienating the Sunni community?’, in Are J. Knudsen and Tine Gade (eds.), Situating (In-)Security: A United Army for a Divided Country?, forthcoming, Palgrave McMillan, 2017.

– (with Are J. Knudsen), ‘Introduction: Situating (In-)Security: A United Army for a Divided Country?’, in Are J. Knudsen and Tine Gade (eds.), Situating (In-)Security: A United Army for a Divided Country, forthcoming, Palgrave McMillan, 2017.

– ‘The reconfiguration of clientelism in Lebanon. The case of the failure of the Future Current’, in Laura Ruiz de Elvira, Irene Weipert-Fenner, and Christoph Schwartz (eds.), Networks of Dependency. Re-configuration of clientelism, patronage, and corruption in the Middle East and North Africa, forthcoming.


Reports and vulgarization

– ‘Lebanon poised at the brink’, NUPI report, September 2016.

–  ‘Lebanon on the brink’, NUPI Policy Brief, 23, August 2016,

– ‘Libanon på en knivsegg’ [‘Lebanon on a knife’s edge’], op-ed in NRK Ytring (website of Norwegian state TV channel), 6 July 2016.

– ‘Norges kamp mot IS-terror’ [‘Norway’s struggle against IS’ terrorism’], op-ed in Dagens næringsliv (Norwegian daily), 2 February 2016.

– ‘Syria: er fred med Assad mulig?’ [‘Syria: can there be a peace with Assad?’], op-ed in Dagbladet (Norwegian daily), September 24, 2013.

 Return to Tripoli: Battle over Minds and Meaning amongst religious leaders within the field of Islamism in Tripoli (Lebanon),  FFI-Report, Kjeller, Norway, March 2009.

– Fatah al-Islam in Lebanon: Between Local and Global Jihad, FFI-Report, Kjeller, Norway, December 2007.