Fakulta sociálnych
a ekonomických vied
Univerzita Komenského v Bratislave

Michaela Grančayová

Michaela Grančayová received her master’s degree in Translation and Interpreting {Arabic language and culture, English language and culture} from the Faculty of Arts of Comenius University in Bratislava in 2015. During her studies, she took part in study stays in Cairo, Egypt (Ain Shams University) and Qazvin, Iran (Imam Khomeini International University), where she worked on her Arabic and Persian. She is currently a PhD student at the Faculty of Social and Economic Sciences of Comenius University in Bratislava. In her PhD thesis, she deals with the role of Egyptian women in the democratization processes within the Arab Spring. Among the topics of her interest is the Arab Spring, Arab feminism, Egypt, Arabic diglossia, modern trends in Islam, radicalism and Muslim women in European politics.

Latest publications:

  • Grančayová, Michaela (2021): Plagues of Egypt: the COVID-19 Crisis and the Role of Securitization Dilemmas in the Authoritarian Regime Survival Strategies in Egypt and Turkey, Mezinárodní vztahy. https://doi.org/10.32422/mv-cjir.1766
  • Michaela Grančayová and Aliaksei Kazharski (2020): "The Slovakebab": Anti-Islam Agenda in Slovak Parliamentary Elections and Beyond, Politologický časopis- Czech Journal of Political Science. DOI :  10.5817/PC2020-3-259


  • History and Politics of the Modern Middle East/ Moderné dejiny a politiky Blízkeho východu