Sonja Hegasy is co-editor of the special issue,
of Violence, Social Life and Political Culture in the Maghreb and Mashreq, of the
journal ‘Memory Studies’ (2019, together with Norman S. Nikro). She has been active in introducing the work of contemporary
Moroccan philosopher Mohamed Abed al-Jabiri in Germany: In 2009, she co-authored
with Reginald Grünenberg the foreword, “Ex
okzidente lux. Der arabische Aufklärer Mohammed Abed al-Jabri,” for the
only extant German translation of his writing to date: Kritik der arabischen
Vernunft. Die Einführung (Berlin: Perlenverlag). In 2018, her article “Dare to be wise! On the Reception of
Mohammed Abed al-Jabri Post-2011,” was published in Islam, State, and Modernity: Mohammed Abed al-Jabri and the Future of
the Arab World (New York: Palgrave).
Most recent is her introduction and interview with the Moroccan philosopher Mohammed Abed al-Jabri in polylog. Forum für interkulturelles Philosophieren e.V., Wiener Gesellschaft für interkulturelle Philosophie, Heft Nr. 44 (2021), pp. 129-149, and an essay on Edward W. Said: Palestine isn't just another country."