My academic interests include politics and society in the Middle East and North Africa, and the Arab Gulf monarchies in particular. I am currently researching female football participation in the Arab Gulf Monarchies.
Visiting fellow, King Faisal Center for Research and Islamic Studies (2017)
Visiting researcher Qatar University (2016)
Master’s degree, Asian and African Studies at the University of Oslo, 2015. Program: Middle East studies.
Intern, the Norwegian Embassy in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, 2014.
Bachelor’s degree, Culture and social science at the University of Oslo, 2013.
Bachelor's degree, Development studies, Oslo University College, 2011.
Winner of the 2016, Babylon Award, awarded by Babylon - Nordic Journal for Middle Eastern Studies, for the article "Gåten Qatar 2022"
Board member, Nordic Society for Middle Eastern Studies (2016 - )
Member of the editorial staff, Babylon - Nordic Journal for Middle Eastern Studies (2017 - )
- Leber, Andrew Michael & Lysa, Charlotte (2018). Onwards and Upwards with Women in the Gulf. Middle East Report. ISSN 0899-2851.
- Lysa, Charlotte & Norbakk, Mari (2017). Praktfulle Emirer og Melkepatriotisme: Qatar i krise, forestilt fellesskap og hverdagsnasjonalisme. Babylon - Nordisk tidsskrift for Midtøstenstudier. ISSN 1503-5727. (2), s 60- 73
- Lysa, Charlotte (2016). Gåten Qatar 2022. Babylon - Nordisk tidsskrift for Midtøstenstudier. ISSN 1503-5727. (1), s 6- 14
- Lysa, Charlotte (2017). “Tamim the glorious, with you Qatar is victorious” : Football, patriotism and the ongoing gulf crisis. The New Middle East Blog.
- Leber, Andrew Michael & Lysa, Charlotte (2016). The Banality of Protest? Twitter Campaigns in Qatar. Gulf Affairs. (3), s 17- 20
- Lysa, Charlotte (2016). Culture in Qatar: a game of cat and mouse. The New Middle East Blog.
- Lysa, Charlotte (2016). Qatar 2022: How a football nation was designed.