Kristin Helberg

Political scientist and journalist Kristin Helberg spent seven years reporting on the Middle East from Damascus for German, Austrian and Swiss radio programmes as well as various print and online media. Today she works as an author, Middle East expert and presenter in Berlin. Herder Verlag has published her book Verzerrte Sichtweisen - Syrer bei uns. Von Ängsten, Missverständnissen und einem veränderten Land (2016) and Der Syrien-Krieg. Solution to a world conflict (2018). As a Mercator Foundation scholarship holder, she analysed the Syrian diaspora in Germany.