Emanuel Schaeublin

Dr. Emanuel Schaeublin is a social anthropologist at ETH Zurich. He works for the Culture and Religion in Mediation Programme of the Centre for Security Studies (CSS) at the ETH Zurich (a joint program of the CSS and the Swiss Federal Department of Foreign Affairs). In this function, he advises mediators at the UN and other institutions on how worldviews shape political actions in conflicts. In 2023, his ethnographic monograph Divine Money: Islam, Zakat, and Giving in Palestine was published by Indiana University Press. He has also co-written screenplays of internationally acclaimed films, such as Unrest (2022).