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2024

'Of Mukhalas and Magafe: Somali Migrants Navigating the Dangers of Ransom Smuggling in Northern Africa.‘ The ANNALS of the American Academy of Political and Social Science, 709(1), 86-104. https://doi.org/10.1177/00027162241246664 [open access]

2023

'Beyond race? A rejoinder', Tabea Scharrer & Sawitri Saharso, Comparative Migration Studies 11(11):1–8. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1186/s40878-023-00330-7 [open access].

'Election day is payday‘, Markus Hoehne, Tabea Scharrer & Katrin Seidel. The Security Times, Februar 2023.

'Editorial', Tabea Scharrer, Birgit Glorius, J. Olaf Kleist & Marcel Berlinghoff. In: Handbuch Flucht- und Flüchtlingsforschung, ed. by Tabea Scharrer, Birgit Glorius, J. Olaf Kleist & Marcel Berlinghoff, pp. 21–28. DOI: doi.org/10.5771/9783748921905-21.

'I.1.6 Ethnologie', Annika Lems & Tabea Scharrer. In: In: Handbuch Flucht- und Flüchtlingsforschung, ed. by Tabea Scharrer, Birgit Glorius, J. Olaf Kleist & Marcel Berlinghoff, pp. 77–86. DOI: doi.org/10.5771/9783748921905-77.

'Balancing Inclusion and Exclusion Among Somali Migrants in Germany‘, Markus Hoehne & Tabea Scharrer, in SI zu ‚Forced Migration and Exclusion in Europe‘ (edited by M. Schader & Z. Yanasmayan), International Migration 61(3): 87–101. DOI:

https://doi.org/10.1111/imig.12856 [open access].

'Silence, secrecy, ignorance, and the making of class and status across generations‘, with Becker, Johannes; Bromber, Katrin; Chavoshian, Sana; Moradi, Ahmad; Ferrand, Antoinette; Ismailbekova, Aksana; Mahazi, Jasmin; Schielke, Samuli. ZMO Programmatic Texts 15 [open access].

2022

'Spatial and social im/mobility in forced migration: revisiting class', Christian Hunkler, Tabea Scharrer, Magdalena Suerbaum & Zeynep Yanasmayan, Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studies 48(20): 4829-4846, DOI: 10.1080/1369183X.2022.2123431 [open access].

'Negotiating class positions in proximate places of refuge: Syrians in Egypt and Somalians in Kenya', Tabea Scharrer & Magdalena Suerbaum, Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studies 48(20): 4847-4864, DOI: 10.1080/1369183X.2022.2123432 [open access].

'Creating an Atmosphere of Intellectual Superiority: Islamic Missionary Work in Kenya as Staged Competition in a Climate of Religious Diversity‘, Tabea Scharrer, Journal of Contemporary Religion 37(2): 203-222. DOI: 10.1080/13537903.2022.2073029 [open access].

'Somalia und Südsudan: Demokratieexport in der Sackgasse', Markus Hoehne, Tabea Scharrer & Katrin Seidel, Blätter für deutsche und internationale Politik 4/2022: 29-32. 

'Beyond race?', Sawitri Saharso & Tabea Scharrer, Comparative Migration Studies 10(4):1-14. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1186/s40878-021-00272-y [open access].

2021

Blog Post ‚GAA 2021 Conference Diary: Atmospheric Discussions?‘, https://allegralaboratory.net/gaa-2021-conference-diary-atmospheric-discussions/, 11.10.2021. 

 

Book Review ‚Sarah Hillewaert, Morality at the Margins: Youth, Language, and Islam in Coastal Kenya (2020)‘, Islamic Africa 11(2): 261-264. 

2020

„It Is Better to Do Business in Africa than in Europe” – Socio-Economic Positionings among Business- Minded European Somalis Moving to Kenya‘, Tabea Scharrer, Part of a Special Issue on ‚Leaving Europe‘ (edited by Karel Arnaut, Jean-Michel Lafleur, Nadia Fadil, Jérémy Mandin & Jaafar Alloul), Journal of Immigrant & Refugee Studies 18(3): 270-285. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1080/15562948.2020.1773009 [open access]

2019

‚„Ethnic Neighbourhoods“ and/or Cosmopolitanism? The Art of Living Together’, in E. Wacker, U. Becker & K. Crepaz (Eds.), Refugees and Forced Migrants in Africa and the EU: Comparative and Multidisciplinary Perspectives on Challenges and Solutions, pp. 129-150. Wiesbaden: Springer VS.

 

'Introduction', Tabea Scharrer & Neil Carrier; In: Mobile Urbanity. Somali Presence in Urban East Africa, ed. by Neil Carrier & Tabea Scharrer, pp. 3-25. New York, Oxford: Berghahn [open access].

 

'Reinventing Retail – "Somali" Shopping Centres in Kenya', Tabea Scharrer; In: Mobile Urbanity. Somali Presence in Urban East Africa, ed. by Neil Carrier & Tabea Scharrer, pp. 157-178. New York, Oxford: Berghahn.

 

2018

'"Ambiguous citizens": Kenyan Somalis and the question of belonging', Journal of Eastern African Studies 12(3), 494-513. [open access]

'Introduction: Africa’s Middle Classes in Critical Perspective', Tabea Scharrer, David O’Kane & Lena Kroeker; In: Middle Classes in Africa. Changing Lives and Conceptual Challenges, ed. by Lena Kroeker, David O’Kane, & Tabea Scharrer, pp. 1-31. Chams: Palgrave Macmillan.

'Anthropology and Class in Africa: Challenges of the Past and Present', David O'Kane & Tabea Scharrer; In: Middle Classes in Africa. Changing Lives and Conceptual Challenges, ed. by Lena Kroeker, David O’Kane, & Tabea Scharrer, pp. 81-105. Chams: Palgrave Macmillan. 

 

2017

'Giving Informality Room. Somali entrepreneurs in Kenya have transformed the informal retail economy in substantive ways', Neil Carrier & Tabea Scharrer; In: The Corridor. How the East African corridor spanning the Indian Ocean from Somalia to South Africa is being radically re-shaped, ed. by T. Tavengwa & L. Newhouse, pp. 34-36. Göttingen: MPI for the Study of Religious and Ethnic Diversity, in Association with Cityscapes Magazine. [open access]

 

2016

'Book Review 'Insurgency and Counterinsurgency in Kenya. A Social History of the Shifta Conflict, c. 1963–1968' by H. Whittaker (2014)', Islamic Africa 7(1), 121-123.

2014

'Grenzerfahrungen: Prozesse der Identifikation und Abgrenzung am Beispiel der somalischen Bevölkerung in Kenia', Welt-Sichten (Mai 2014).

2012

'Zwischen Marginalisierung und Integration - somalische Flüchtlinge in Kenia', inamo 18 (71), 31-34.

 

2007

'Konversion in Ostafrika im Spannungsfeld zwischen islamischer und christlicher Mission', Historische Anthropologie 15 (1): 118-125.

 

2006

'Religious Practices: Conversion: East Africa', Encyclopedia of Women and Islamic Cultures (EWIC). Brill: Leiden.

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