Axel Rudi holds an M.A. in Social Science from the University of Chicago, and is completing his PhD in Social Anthropology at the University of Bergen. He has worked in Turkish Kurdistan, in Iraqi Kurdistan and in Germany, and is interested in the Kurdish Movement's transnational connections. Specifically, he is interested how ideologies of freedom emerge from violent and warring contexts, and how they are set out in practice.
- 2018. Fra Opprør til Kaos. Midtøsten etter den arabiske våren. Babylon - Nordisk tidsskrift for Midtøstenstudier. 1: 74-75.
- 2017. Independence from Whom? The Aftermath of the Kurdish Referendum. Focaalblog.
- 2015. Charlie Hebdo: The West and the Sacred. Kapittel, sider 25-35. I:
- 2015. The Event of Charlie Hebdo. Imaginaries of Freedom and Control. Berghahn Books. 114 sider. ISBN: 978-1-78533-075-9.