Dr. des. Ulrike Becker


Head of Research

Ulrike Becker is a historian and head of research at the Mideast Freedom Forum Berlin (MFFB). She is the MFFB's expert on Iran and responsible for research, press releases, media reports and briefings for journalists and politicians. She works on education programs against antisemitism and organizes public events and lectures.

In September 2020 she received her doctorate at the University of Jena on German-Egyptian relations in the post-war period. Her dissertation is entitled "‘Our Nazis in Egypt.‘ West German-Egyptian relations between 1951 and 1965 between a new beginning and National Socialist continuity". She studied history and literature at the University of Hamburg and wrote her master's thesis on the depiction of Israel in the German media.


Before joining the MFFB, she worked for one year as a historian at "YIISA", an institute for the research on antisemitism at the Yale University in New Haven / USA ("Yale Interdisciplinary Initiative for the Study of Antisemitism"). Before that she worked in a management consultancy in Hamburg and Berlin.


Phone: +49.30 - 209 95 852

Mail: becker(at)mideastfreedomforum(dot)org