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Welcome to the official website of Dr. Mahjoob Zweiri.

This platform invites academics, individuals and institutions to connect with Dr. Zweiri. This website sheds light on Dr. Zweiri’s academic insight on the development of patterns and dynamics of the Middle East.
This website also provides access to his academic publications and personal writings. In addition to that, it contains a link to his valuable appearances on the media were he shares his insights and academic expertise in both Arabic and English.
  • Member: Qatar University Research Priority committee. 2018- Present
  • Member: Academic Planning Committee. Qatar University. 2017- Present
  • Member: Qatar University Strategic Proceedings Committee . 2017-2018
  • Member: Graduate Studies Committee, Qatar University. 2016- 2018
  • Chair: Recruitment Committee, Gulf Studies Center, Qatar University, May 2016-2018.
  • Chair: Outreach and Engagement Strategies Committee, Qatar University, May 2016-2018.
  • Member: Engagement and Activities Committee, College of Arts and Sciences, Qatar University, Oct 2016-2018
  • Member, Core Curriculum Program Review Taskforce, Qatar University. 2014-2015
  • Member: Institute for Humanities and Social Sciences Committee. CAS, Qatar University. 2013-2014
  • Member, Curriculum Committee, College of Arts and Sciences, Qatar University.2012-2013
  • Member: Core Curriculum Council, Qatar University, 2011-2012
  • Chair: Quality Assurance Committee, Humanities Department ,CAS, Qatar University.2011-2012
  • Member, Gulf Studies Committee, College of Arts and Sciences, Qatar University, 2010-present
  • Member, Quality Enhancement Committee of History Program, College of Arts and Sciences, Qatar University. 2010-present
  • Member, Academic Affairs Committee, Department of Humanities, College of Arts and Sciences, Qatar University.2010-2011.
  • Panel Chair: The Geopolitics of Natural Resources: New Energy Routes and the Future of Energy Security, Doha Forum, Doha 16  December
  • Organizer, International Conference: Gulf Crisis, Origin, Repercussions and Future , Gulf Studies Center , Qatar University. Doha, 9-10 December 2018
  • Panel Chair: Political development in the Gulf: Relations with Iran, Doha Forum, Doha 14 May 2017.
  • Associate Member: Association for the Study of the Middle East and Africa (ASMEA).
  • Organizer, International Conference, 'Social and Cultural History in the Arab World, Turkey and Iran: Theories, Methods and Themes” , Humanities Department, Qatar University. Doha, 16-17 March 2016,
  • Organizer, International Symposium, “Teaching History in Universities: Visions, Approaches and Themes”, Qatar University, Doha 25-26 November 2015
  • Organizer, International Conference, “The Great War and its Legacy in Central Europe and the Middle East: (Re-)Drawing and Contesting Borders, Nations, Identities, and Spaces”, Humanities Department, Qatar University. Doha, 11-12 March 2015,
  • Liaison to the Board.Association for Interdisciplinary Studies. Miami University. U.S.A. 2013- present.
  • Organizer, International Conference, “Interdisciplinarity in History: An Old Method in a World New Context”, Humanities Department, Qatar University. Doha, 5-52 March 2014,
  • Founder with (Dr Eiman Mustafawai and Dr Steven Wright): The Gulf Studies MA Program, March 2010.
  • Participant: Leadership & Management Skills of Heads of Academic Departments in Higher Education, University of Leeds, 3-15 July 2011.
  • Chairman of the General Assembly, EuroMeSCo- the Euro-Mediterranean Study Commission Network, Lisbon. 2008-2010
  • International Researcher, providing expertise concerning fieldwork in the Middle East including; leading research teams, helping in questionnaires designing, and preparing evaluation reports.
  • Associate Editor, Journal of Asian Politics and Policies, Center for Asian Politics and Policy (CAPP), Washington, USA.
  • Member: Association for Gulf and Arabian Peninsula Studies (AGAPS).
  • Member: International Political Science Association (IPSA), Canada.
  • Member: The Association for Interdisciplinary Studies, Miami University. U.S.A
  • Member: The Integrity Education Network. UK.
  • Fellow: The Middle East Studies Association (MESA).U.S.A
  • Fellow: The British Society for Middle Eastern Studies (BRISMES).UK
  • Associate Member: American Historical Association (AHA).U.S.A
  • Associate Member: American Political Sciences Association (APSA). U.S.A
  • Associate Member: The Community College Humanities Association(CCHA). U.S.A
  • Member of the Editorial Board, The Asian Review of World Histories, Institute of World and Global History, Korea
  • Participant, International Program on International Security Issues, Harvard University, Boston University, California University. 17 July -3 August 2007.
  • Member of the International Advisory Board, the Research Institute for European and American Studies (RIEAS), Athens, Greece,
  • Member of the Editorial Board, Journal of Gulf Studies, Gulf Research Centre, Dubai, United Arab Emirates.
  • Member of the Editorial Board, Journal of Asian Politics and Policies. U.S.A
  • Member of the Editorial Board, Journal of the European Society for Iranian Studies, the Mission of Globe Research and Publishing. Italy.
  • Member of the Editorial Board, Digest of Middle East Studies Journal, U.S.A
  • Reviewer for:
  1. European Journal of International Relations.
  2. Journal of Social Affairs.
  3. The Asian Review of World Histories.
  4. International Journal of Middle East Studies
  5. Journal of Arabian Studies.
  6. International Political Science Review.
  7. Journal/ Global Change, Peace and Security
  8. Journal /Asian Politics and Policies.
  9. The Journal for Cultural Studies
  10. The Arts and Humanities Research Council [AHRC]
  11. Qatar National Research Fund (QNRF), until February 2010
  12. The Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC)
  13. Routledge.
  14. B. Tauris
  15. Ithaca Press.
  16. East Asia: An International Quarterly.
  17. Ostour, Arab Center for Research and Policy Studies.
  18. Siyasat Arabia, Center for Research and Policy Studies.
  19. Cambridge University Press.
  20. The International Spectator.
  21. British Journal of Middle Eastern Studies

 

  • Awarded Fund for a research project titled: Political Development, Civil Society and New Information and Communication Technologies in the Arab world: A Comparative Study of Jordan and Egypt, European Commission. 2008
  • Awarded Fund for a research project titled: Fragile States and the Democratization Process: A New Approach to Understanding Security in the Middle East, European Commission, 2007
  • Organizer, International Conference on “Media and Image Change of the Middle East post 9/11” which has been awarded a fund, Institute for Middle Eastern & Islamic Studies, University of Durham, 20-21 September 2007.
  • Organizer,  with Gulf Research Center, Workshop on ; Current Conditions & Future Prospects of GCC -Iran Relations  in the wake of Iran's Presidential Elections,  28-29 September, 2005, Dubai
  • Organizer, International Conference  “Iran’s Foreign Policy since the Revolution” which has been awarded a fund, Institute for Middle Eastern & Islamic Studies, University of Durham, 21-22 March 2005.
  • Designed an Instructional Booklet for students who wish to learn Arabic “Arabic: Learning to read Arabic - A beginners' guide”, Language Centre, Durham University, October 2004.
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EDUCATION
ACADEMIC AND LEADERSHIP POSITIONS
HONORS AND AWARDS
  • 2019
    2020
    Qatar

    Outstanding Academic Contribution to the Media Award

  • 2017
    2018
    Qatar

    Outstanding Academic Contribution to the Media Award

  • 2012
    2013
    Qatar

    Outstanding Academic Contribution to the Media Award

  • 2011
    2012
    Qatar

    Outstanding Academic Contribution to the Media Award

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PUBLICATIONS

PUBLICATIONS LIST
1999

‘Iran-Jordan Relations, A Perspective’

History of Foreign Relations, Vol.1

‘Iran-Jordan Relations, A Perspective’, in History of Foreign Relations, Vol.1,No.1, 1999,pp 107-112.

AcademicPeer-Reviewed Research Papers

‘Iran-Jordan Relations, A Perspective’

AcademicPeer-Reviewed Research Papers
2000

‘International Relations Between the Sledgehammer of History and the Anvil of Reality’

History of Foreign Relations, Vol 4

‘International Relations Between the Sledgehammer of History and the Anvil of Reality’, in History of Foreign Relations, Vol 4, No 4, 2000, pp133-138.

AcademicPeer-Reviewed Research Papers

‘International Relations Between the Sledgehammer of History and the Anvil of Reality’

AcademicPeer-Reviewed Research Papers
2003

‘The “Wearing Black”(sihah pooshan): The Unknown Rebels of the Safavid Era’

Ketab-e Mah History & Geography

‘The “Wearing Black”(sihah pooshan): The Unknown Rebels of the Safavid Era’, in Ketab-e Mah History & Geography, 2003, No10-11, pp50-55.

AcademicPeer-Reviewed Research Papers

‘The “Wearing Black”(sihah pooshan): The Unknown Rebels of the Safavid Era’

AcademicPeer-Reviewed Research Papers
2006

‘The Iraqi Issue and its Impact on GCC-Iran Relations’

Journal of the European Society for Iranian Studies ‘Vaseteh’, Vol 1

‘The Iraqi Issue and its Impact on GCC-Iran Relations’, Journal of the European Society for Iranian Studies ‘Vaseteh’, Vol 1, No 2, Summer 2006.pp 73-78 .

AcademicPeer-Reviewed Research Papers

‘The Iraqi Issue and its Impact on GCC-Iran Relations’

AcademicPeer-Reviewed Research Papers
2007

‘The Victory of Al-Wefaq: the Rise of Shiite Politics in Bahrain’

Research Institute for European and American Studies (RIEAS)

‘The Victory of Al-Wefaq: the Rise of Shiite Politics in Bahrain’, Research Institute for European and American Studies (RIEAS), Research Paper No. 108, April 2007.

AcademicPeer-Reviewed Research Papers

‘The Victory of Al-Wefaq: the Rise of Shiite Politics in Bahrain’

AcademicPeer-Reviewed Research Papers
2007

‘Iran’s Presence in Iraq: New Realties?’

CSS papers, Center for Strategic Studies, University of Jordan

‘Iran’s Presence in Iraq: New Realties?’ CSS papers, Center for Strategic Studies, University of Jordan, May 2007

AcademicPeer-Reviewed Research Papers

‘Iran’s Presence in Iraq: New Realties?’

AcademicPeer-Reviewed Research Papers
2007

‘American-Iranian Talks on Iraq… End of Conflict or another Start?’

Center for Strategic Studies, University of Jordan

‘American-Iranian Talks on Iraq... End of Conflict or another Start?’ Center for Strategic Studies, University of Jordan, May 2007.

AcademicPeer-Reviewed Research Papers

‘American-Iranian Talks on Iraq… End of Conflict or another Start?’

AcademicPeer-Reviewed Research Papers
2007

‘Iranian Nuclear Program… Has The Countdown To Military Confrontation Begun?’

Center for Strategic Studies, University of Jordan

‘Iranian Nuclear Program... Has The Countdown To Military Confrontation Begun?’ Center for Strategic Studies, University of Jordan, July 2007.

AcademicPeer-Reviewed Research Papers

‘Iranian Nuclear Program… Has The Countdown To Military Confrontation Begun?’

AcademicPeer-Reviewed Research Papers
2007

‘Religion, Ethnicity and Identity Politics in the Persian Gulf’

Research Institute for European and American Studies (RIEAS)

‘Religion, Ethnicity and Identity Politics in the Persian Gulf,’ Research Institute for European and American Studies (RIEAS), Research Paper No. 111, July 2007.

AcademicPeer-Reviewed Research Papers

‘Religion, Ethnicity and Identity Politics in the Persian Gulf’

AcademicPeer-Reviewed Research Papers
2007

‘The Politics of Iran’s Assembly of Experts after Meshkini’

‘The Politics of Iran’s Assembly of Experts after Meshkini’ (with R Mardini), October 2007.

AcademicPeer-Reviewed Research Papers with R Mardini

‘The Politics of Iran’s Assembly of Experts after Meshkini’

with R Mardini
AcademicPeer-Reviewed Research Papers
2007

‘The Dilemma of Politics and Security in Arab-Iranian Relations: The Case of Jordan’

CSS papers, Center for Strategic Studies, University of Jordan

‘The Dilemma of Politics and Security in Arab-Iranian Relations: The Case of Jordan’ (with A Johnson), CSS papers, Center for Strategic Studies, University of Jordan, December 2007

AcademicPeer-Reviewed Research Papers with A Johnson

‘The Dilemma of Politics and Security in Arab-Iranian Relations: The Case of Jordan’

with A Johnson
AcademicPeer-Reviewed Research Papers
2008

‘The War of Words and the National Intelligence Estimate Puzzle: A Wider Perspective on the US Confrontation with Iran’

CSS papers, Center for Strategic Studies, University of Jordan

‘The War of Words and the National Intelligence Estimate Puzzle: A Wider Perspective on the US Confrontation with Iran’, with (Michael Bell, Matt Wootton), CSS papers, Center for Strategic Studies, University of Jordan, February 2008

AcademicPeer-Reviewed Research Papers with (Michael Bell, Matt Wootton)

‘The War of Words and the National Intelligence Estimate Puzzle: A Wider Perspective on the US Confrontation with Iran’

with (Michael Bell, Matt Wootton)
AcademicPeer-Reviewed Research Papers
2008

Transnational Implications of Civil Conflicts in Iraq, Lebanon, and Palestine

Research Institute for European and American Studies (RIEAS)

Transnational Implications of Civil Conflicts in Iraq, Lebanon, and Palestine, with (A Johnson), Research Institute for European and American Studies (RIEAS), Research Paper No 118. February 2008

AcademicPeer-Reviewed Research Papers with (A Johnson)

Transnational Implications of Civil Conflicts in Iraq, Lebanon, and Palestine

with (A Johnson)
AcademicPeer-Reviewed Research Papers
2008

Fragile States and the Democratization Process: A New Approach to Understanding Security in the Middle East

EuroMeSCo Paper, No 74

Fragile States and the Democratization Process: A New Approach to Understanding Security in the Middle East, with (A Takin& A Johnson) EuroMeSCo Paper, No 74. November 2008.

AcademicPeer-Reviewed Research Papers with (A Takin& A Johnson)

Fragile States and the Democratization Process: A New Approach to Understanding Security in the Middle East

with (A Takin& A Johnson)
AcademicPeer-Reviewed Research Papers
2012

Revolutionary Iran and the Arab Revolts: Observations on Iranian Foreign Policy and its Approaches

Arab Center for Research and Policy Studies, Doha

Revolutionary Iran and the Arab Revolts: Observations on Iranian Foreign Policy and its Approaches, Arab Center for Research and Policy Studies, Doha, April 2012

AcademicPeer-Reviewed Research Papers

Revolutionary Iran and the Arab Revolts: Observations on Iranian Foreign Policy and its Approaches

AcademicPeer-Reviewed Research Papers
2016

Lifting Sanctions on Iran: Shifting Sands or Major Earthquake

Alsharq Forum, Istanbul

Lifting Sanctions on Iran: Shifting Sands or Major Earthquake, Alsharq Forum, Istanbul, 15 February 2016.

AcademicPeer-Reviewed Research Papers

Lifting Sanctions on Iran: Shifting Sands or Major Earthquake

AcademicPeer-Reviewed Research Papers
2015

Iran and the Houthis: Creating Chaos in Yemen

Derasat, Bahrain Center for Strategic, International and Energy Studies, Vol 2

Iran and the Houthis: Creating Chaos in Yemen, Derasat, Bahrain Center for Strategic, International and Energy Studies, Vol 2, Num.1, 2015. pp 69-78. In Arabic

AcademicPeer-Reviewed Research Papers

Iran and the Houthis: Creating Chaos in Yemen

AcademicPeer-Reviewed Research Papers
2008

Arab-Iranian Relations: New Realities? In Iran’s Foreign Policy: form Khatami to Ahmadinejad ed

Ithaca Press. pp 115-128

Arab-Iranian Relations: New Realities? In Iran’s Foreign Policy: form Khatami to Ahmadinejad ed. by A. Ehteshami and M. Zweiri, July 2008, Ithaca Press. pp 115-128

Peer-Reviewed Book Chapters A. Ehteshami and M. Zweiri

Arab-Iranian Relations: New Realities? In Iran’s Foreign Policy: form Khatami to Ahmadinejad ed

A. Ehteshami and M. Zweiri
Peer-Reviewed Book Chapters
2009

Discord between Conservatives and Reformists in Iran, in The Arabian Gulf: Between Conservatism and Change

the Emirates Center for Strategic Studies and Research, Abu Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Discord between Conservatives and Reformists in Iran, in The Arabian Gulf: Between Conservatism and Change, published by the Emirates Center for Strategic Studies and Research, Abu Dubai, United Arab Emirates, July 2009. pp 105-130

AcademicPeer-Reviewed Book Chapters

Discord between Conservatives and Reformists in Iran, in The Arabian Gulf: Between Conservatism and Change

AcademicPeer-Reviewed Book Chapters
2010

Jordan’s Local Radio Revolution: Progress, Challenges and Possibilities, in the New Arab Media: Technology, Image and Perception

Ithaca Press, London

Jordan’s Local Radio Revolution: Progress, Challenges and Possibilities, in the New Arab Media: Technology, Image and Perception (edited with Emmy Murphy) December 2010, Ithaca Press, London.

AcademicPeer-Reviewed Book Chapters edited with Emmy Murphy

Jordan’s Local Radio Revolution: Progress, Challenges and Possibilities, in the New Arab Media: Technology, Image and Perception

edited with Emmy Murphy
AcademicPeer-Reviewed Book Chapters
2012

Iran and Arabs: the Shadow of Religion and Politics, in Arabs and Iran: A Review of the History and Politics

Arab Center for Research and Policy Studies, Qatar

Iran and Arabs: the Shadow of Religion and Politics, in Arabs and Iran: A Review of the History and Politics, Edited (with Azmi Bshara), Arab Center for Research and Policy Studies, Qatar, 2012. In Arabic

AcademicPeer- Reviewed Journal Papers with Azmi Bshara

Iran and Arabs: the Shadow of Religion and Politics, in Arabs and Iran: A Review of the History and Politics

with Azmi Bshara
AcademicPeer- Reviewed Journal Papers
2012

Iran Under Ahmadinejad: When Crisis becomes a Pattern, in Iran’s Foreign Policy: From Khatami to Ahmadinejad

Ithaca Press, London. 2nd Edition

Iran Under Ahmadinejad: When Crisis becomes a Pattern, in Iran’s Foreign Policy: From Khatami to Ahmadinejad, (Edited, with Anoush Ehteshami) Ithaca Press, London. 2nd Edition. 2012

AcademicPeer-Reviewed Book Chapters Edited, with Anoush Ehteshami

Iran Under Ahmadinejad: When Crisis becomes a Pattern, in Iran’s Foreign Policy: From Khatami to Ahmadinejad

Edited, with Anoush Ehteshami
AcademicPeer-Reviewed Book Chapters
2017

Yemen in the Context of Iran-Gulf Relations, in Yemen And the Gulf States: The Making of a Crisis

Gerlach Press, Berlin

Yemen in the Context of Iran-Gulf Relations, in Yemen And the Gulf States: The Making of a Crisis , (Edited By Helen Lackner & Daniel Martin Verisco) Gerlach Press, Berlin. 2017.

AcademicPeer-Reviewed Book Chapters Edited By Helen Lackner & Daniel Martin Verisco

Yemen in the Context of Iran-Gulf Relations, in Yemen And the Gulf States: The Making of a Crisis

Edited By Helen Lackner & Daniel Martin Verisco
AcademicPeer-Reviewed Book Chapters
2020

From Ahmadinejad to Rouhani: Iran’s Presence in Africa

From Ahmadinejad to Rouhani: Iran’s Presence in Africa, ( With Alieu Manjang),in  The Foreign Policy of Iran under President Hassan Rouhani First Term (2013-2017), Luciano Zaccara (Ed.), Palgrave Macmillan, (forthcoming 2020)

AcademicPeer-Reviewed Book Chapters With Alieu Manjang

From Ahmadinejad to Rouhani: Iran’s Presence in Africa

With Alieu Manjang
AcademicPeer-Reviewed Book Chapters
2020

Competing Radicalisms: A Comparison of Saudi and Iranian Foreign Policies after 2015

Competing Radicalisms: A Comparison of Saudi and Iranian Foreign Policies after 2015, ( with Majed Al-Ansari), in The 2017 Gulf Crisis: An Interdisciplinary Approach, Springer Nature, (forthcoming Jan 2020).

AcademicPeer-Reviewed Book Chapters with Majed Al-Ansari

Competing Radicalisms: A Comparison of Saudi and Iranian Foreign Policies after 2015

with Majed Al-Ansari
AcademicPeer-Reviewed Book Chapters
2020

Underlined Vulnerabilities: The Gulf Crisis

Underlined Vulnerabilities: The Gulf Crisis ( with Betul Dogan Akkas), in The 2017 Gulf Crisis: An Interdisciplinary Approach, Springer Nature , (forthcoming Jan 2020).

AcademicPeer-Reviewed Book Chapters with Betul Dogan Akkas

Underlined Vulnerabilities: The Gulf Crisis

with Betul Dogan Akkas
AcademicPeer-Reviewed Book Chapters
1999

‘Iran’s Foreign Relations with Egypt and Damascus from Fatimid Period to the End of the Ilkhanid Dynasty’

The Historical Research Quarterly, Vol.1-2

‘Iran’s Foreign Relations with Egypt and Damascus from Fatimid Period to the End of the Ilkhanid Dynasty’, The Historical Research Quarterly, Vol.1-2 , 1999, pp 152-166.

AcademicPeer- Reviewed Journal Papers

‘Iran’s Foreign Relations with Egypt and Damascus from Fatimid Period to the End of the Ilkhanid Dynasty’

AcademicPeer- Reviewed Journal Papers
2001

‘Perspective of Political Thought in the First Period of the Abbasid Caliphate’

History of Islam Quarterly, Vol 1

‘Perspective of Political Thought in the First Period of the Abbasid Caliphate’, History of Islam Quarterly, Vol 1, No 5, 2001, pp45-80.

AcademicPeer- Reviewed Journal Papers

‘Perspective of Political Thought in the First Period of the Abbasid Caliphate’

AcademicPeer- Reviewed Journal Papers
2006

‘The Hamas Victory; Shifting Sands or Major Earthquake,’

Third World Quarterly, Vol. 27

‘The Hamas Victory; Shifting Sands or Major Earthquake,’ Third World Quarterly, Vol. 27, No.4, 2006. pp 675-687

AcademicPeer- Reviewed Journal Papers

‘The Hamas Victory; Shifting Sands or Major Earthquake,’

AcademicPeer- Reviewed Journal Papers
2007

‘The Rise of the Neoconservatives in Iran’

Journal of Geopolitical Affairs, Vol 1

‘The Rise of the Neoconservatives in Iran’, Journal of Geopolitical Affairs, Vol 1, No 1, Spring 2007.pp273-293

AcademicPeer- Reviewed Journal Papers

‘The Rise of the Neoconservatives in Iran’

AcademicPeer- Reviewed Journal Papers
2007

‘A New Perspective on Jordanian-Iranian Relations’

The Journal of Middle Eastern Geopolitics, the Globe Research, Vol. II

‘A New Perspective on Jordanian-Iranian Relations’, The Journal of Middle Eastern Geopolitics, the Globe Research, Vol. II, No.8, June-September 2007. pp 55-66

AcademicPeer- Reviewed Journal Papers

‘A New Perspective on Jordanian-Iranian Relations’

AcademicPeer- Reviewed Journal Papers
2008

‘Are Shias rising in the western part of the Arab world? The case of Morocco’

The Journal of North African Studies, Vol. 13

‘Are Shias rising in the western part of the Arab world? The case of Morocco’, (with C. König),The Journal of North African Studies, Vol. 13, No. 4, December 2008, 513–529

AcademicPeer- Reviewed Journal Papers with C. König

‘Are Shias rising in the western part of the Arab world? The case of Morocco’

with C. König
AcademicPeer- Reviewed Journal Papers
2009

‘Talking with a Region: Lessons from Iran, Turkey and Pakistan’

Middle East Policy, Vol 16

‘Talking with a Region: Lessons from Iran, Turkey and Pakistan’, (with S Staffell) Middle East Policy, Vol 16. No. 1, 2009, pp. 63-74 .

AcademicPeer- Reviewed Journal Papers with S Staffell

‘Talking with a Region: Lessons from Iran, Turkey and Pakistan’

with S Staffell
AcademicPeer- Reviewed Journal Papers
2009

The Durability of Managed Rivalry: Iran’s Relations with Russia and the Saudi Dimension

Journal of Asian Politics & Policy, Vol. 1

The Durability of Managed Rivalry: Iran’s Relations with Russia and the Saudi Dimension’ (with M Wootton) Journal of Asian Politics & Policy, Vol. 1, No. 1, 2009,pp113-126

AcademicPeer- Reviewed Journal Papers with M Wootton

The Durability of Managed Rivalry: Iran’s Relations with Russia and the Saudi Dimension

with M Wootton
AcademicPeer- Reviewed Journal Papers
2010

Revisiting the Iranian Nuclear Dilemma: A Study of 2002-2009 Developments

Middle Eastern Studies, Volume 2

Revisiting the Iranian Nuclear Dilemma: A Study of 2002-2009 Developments, Middle Eastern Studies, Volume 2, No 2, January 2010, pp 35-61

AcademicPeer- Reviewed Journal Papers

Revisiting the Iranian Nuclear Dilemma: A Study of 2002-2009 Developments

AcademicPeer- Reviewed Journal Papers
2010

Obama’s “Smart-Power” Strategy, One Year On: the Case of the Middle East

Digest of Middle East Studies, Vol 19

Obama’s “Smart-Power” Strategy, One Year On: the Case of the Middle East, (with Rula Awwad) Digest of Middle East Studies, Vol 19, No 1, Spring 2010, pp 1-14.

AcademicPeer- Reviewed Journal Papers with Rula Awwad

Obama’s “Smart-Power” Strategy, One Year On: the Case of the Middle East

with Rula Awwad
AcademicPeer- Reviewed Journal Papers
2013

Shia Dilemma and the third Arab Awakening

Al-Siyssa Al-Dawliya (Troubled Ethnicities) No.193

Shia Dilemma and the third Arab Awakening, Al-Siyssa Al-Dawliya (Troubled Ethnicities) No.193, June 2013.pp 19-24. In Arabic

AcademicPeer- Reviewed Journal Papers

Shia Dilemma and the third Arab Awakening

AcademicPeer- Reviewed Journal Papers
2014

Iran and the Geneva Agreement: Legitimacy Renewed or Meeting the Latest Challenge

Siyasat Arabia, Vol 6

Iran and the Geneva Agreement: Legitimacy Renewed or Meeting the Latest Challenge, Siyasat Arabia, Vol 6, Jan 2014. pp 52-58. In Arabic

AcademicPeer- Reviewed Journal Papers

Iran and the Geneva Agreement: Legitimacy Renewed or Meeting the Latest Challenge

AcademicPeer- Reviewed Journal Papers
2014

Maneuvering Relations: Iran and its Opponent

Journal of Politics Science (Sudanese Political Science Association), No 2

Maneuvering Relations: Iran and its Opponent, Journal of Politics Science (Sudanese Political Science Association), No 2, Sep 2014, pp 127-140. In Arabic

AcademicPeer- Reviewed Journal Papers

Maneuvering Relations: Iran and its Opponent

AcademicPeer- Reviewed Journal Papers
2015

Factors that Govern Iran’s Policy towards the Arab World

Al-Siyssa Al-Dawliya (Iran's Role) No.199

Factors that Govern Iran's Policy towards the Arab World. Al-Siyssa Al-Dawliya (Iran's Role) No.199, Jan 2015, pp 19-24. In Arabic

AcademicPeer- Reviewed Journal Papers

Factors that Govern Iran’s Policy towards the Arab World

AcademicPeer- Reviewed Journal Papers
2015

Iran’s Presence In The Syrian Crisis: An Analytical Study

Insight Turkey, Issue, 4, Vol.2

Iran's Presence In The Syrian Crisis: An Analytical Study, Insight Turkey, Issue, 4, Vol.2, Summer 2015, pp133-146. In Arabic

AcademicPeer- Reviewed Journal Papers

Iran’s Presence In The Syrian Crisis: An Analytical Study

AcademicPeer- Reviewed Journal Papers
2015

Sectarianism in the Modern Levant: the Case of Ottoman –Safavids.

Journal for Social Sciences and Humanities, Arab Center for research and Policy Studies. Vol 11

Sectarianism in the Modern Levant: the Case of Ottoman –Safavids. Omran: Journal for Social Sciences and Humanities, Arab Center for research and Policy Studies. Vol 11, Fall 2015, pp107-115. In Arabic

AcademicPeer- Reviewed Journal Papers

Sectarianism in the Modern Levant: the Case of Ottoman –Safavids.

AcademicPeer- Reviewed Journal Papers
2016

Iran and Political Dynamism in the Arab world: the Case of Yemen

Digest of Middle East Studies, Vol 25

Iran and Political Dynamism in the Arab world: the Case of Yemen, Digest of Middle East Studies, Vol 25, No 1, Spring 2016, pp 4-18. In Arabic

AcademicPeer- Reviewed Journal Papers

Iran and Political Dynamism in the Arab world: the Case of Yemen

AcademicPeer- Reviewed Journal Papers
2017

Iran and the Gulf Crisis: Losses and Gains

Siyasat Arabia, Issue 27

Iran and the Gulf Crisis: Losses and Gains, Siyasat Arabia, Issue 27, July 2017. pp 39-44

AcademicPeer- Reviewed Journal Papers

Iran and the Gulf Crisis: Losses and Gains

AcademicPeer- Reviewed Journal Papers
2017

Bannerman Report: Legend Making in the Modern Arab History

Bannerman Report: Legend Making in the Modern Arab History, Ostour Journal, Issue 6, July 2017.pp 265-275. In Arabic

AcademicPeer- Reviewed Journal Papers

Bannerman Report: Legend Making in the Modern Arab History

AcademicPeer- Reviewed Journal Papers
2018

US Withdrawal from the Nuclear Agreement: Repercussions and Scenarios

US Withdrawal from the Nuclear Agreement: Repercussions and Scenarios, ( With Muyassar Suleiman), Middle Eastern Studies Journal, Vol 22, No 85, Autumn 2018, pp 13- 30. In Arabic.

AcademicPeer- Reviewed Journal Papers With Muyassar Suleiman

US Withdrawal from the Nuclear Agreement: Repercussions and Scenarios

With Muyassar Suleiman
AcademicPeer- Reviewed Journal Papers
2020

The Arabs and Iranians; What went Wrong? And Why?

The Arabs and Iranians; What went Wrong? And Why? (with Ismail Zahirovic), Sociology of Islam , Vol 8, 2020, pp 1-16.

AcademicPeer- Reviewed Journal Papers with Ismail Zahirovic

The Arabs and Iranians; What went Wrong? And Why?

with Ismail Zahirovic
AcademicPeer- Reviewed Journal Papers
2001

Tavus-e- Yamani [The Catalogue of Microfilms and Documents of Dar Al-Makhtutat Sana, Yemen]

The Center for Documents and Diplomatic History, Tehran

2001, Tavus-e- Yamani [The Catalogue of Microfilms and Documents of Dar Al-Makhtutat Sana, Yemen] (editor), The Center for Documents and Diplomatic History, Tehran.

AcademicPeer-Reviewed Books

Tavus-e- Yamani [The Catalogue of Microfilms and Documents of Dar Al-Makhtutat Sana, Yemen]

AcademicPeer-Reviewed Books
2004

Abu Muslim Namah Wa Naqshi Ann der Tareik Eshtemaee Asser Safawi [Abu Muslim’s Namahs and their Role in the Social History of the Safavid Period]

Boghe Publishing Company; Tehran

2004, Abu Muslim Namah Wa Naqshi Ann der Tareik Eshtemaee Asser Safawi [Abu Muslim’s Namahs and their Role in the Social History of the Safavid Period], Boghe Publishing Company; Tehran.

AcademicPeer-Reviewed Books

Abu Muslim Namah Wa Naqshi Ann der Tareik Eshtemaee Asser Safawi [Abu Muslim’s Namahs and their Role in the Social History of the Safavid Period]

AcademicPeer-Reviewed Books
2007

Iran and the Rise of Its Neoconservatives: the Politics of Tehran’s Silent Revolution

I.B. Tauris, London

2007, Iran and the Rise of Its Neoconservatives: the Politics of Tehran’s Silent Revolution, (with Anoush Ehteshami) I.B. Tauris, London

AcademicPeer-Reviewed Books with Anoush Ehteshami

Iran and the Rise of Its Neoconservatives: the Politics of Tehran’s Silent Revolution

with Anoush Ehteshami
AcademicPeer-Reviewed Books
2008

Iran’s Foreign Policy: From Khatami to Ahmadinejad

Ithaca Press, London

2008, Iran’s Foreign Policy: From Khatami to Ahmadinejad, (Edited, with Anoush Ehteshami) Ithaca Press, London

AcademicPeer-Reviewed Books Edited, with Anoush Ehteshami

Iran’s Foreign Policy: From Khatami to Ahmadinejad

Edited, with Anoush Ehteshami
AcademicPeer-Reviewed Books
2010

The Tenth Iranian Presidential Elections and their Regional Implications

Abu Dubai, United Arab Emirates

2010, The Tenth Iranian Presidential Elections and their Regional Implications, the Emirates Center for Strategic Studies and Research, Abu Dubai, United Arab Emirates.

AcademicPeer-Reviewed Books

The Tenth Iranian Presidential Elections and their Regional Implications

AcademicPeer-Reviewed Books
2010

The New Arab Media: Technology, Image and Perception

2010, the New Arab Media: Technology, Image and Perception (edited with Emmy Murphy) Ithaca Press, London.

AcademicPeer-Reviewed Books edited with Emmy Murphy

The New Arab Media: Technology, Image and Perception

edited with Emmy Murphy
AcademicPeer-Reviewed Books
2012

The New Arab Media: Technology, Image and Perception

The New Arab Media: Technology, Image and Perception (edited with Emmy Murphy) Ithaca Press, London.

AcademicPeer-Reviewed Books (edited with Emmy Murphy)

The New Arab Media: Technology, Image and Perception

(edited with Emmy Murphy)
AcademicPeer-Reviewed Books
2012

Arabs and Iran: A review of the History and Politics

Arabs and Iran: A review of the History and Politics, Edited (with Azmi Beshara), Arab Center for Research and Policy Studies, Qatar. In Arabic

AcademicPeer-Reviewed Books Edited (with Azmi Beshara)

Arabs and Iran: A review of the History and Politics

Edited (with Azmi Beshara)
AcademicPeer-Reviewed Books
2012

Iran’s Foreign Policy: From Khatami to Ahmadinejad

2012, Iran’s Foreign Policy: From Khatami to Ahmadinejad, (Edited, with Anoush Ehteshami) Ithaca Press, London. 2nd Edition ( updated with additional Chapter).

AcademicPeer-Reviewed Books Edited, with Anoush Ehteshami

Iran’s Foreign Policy: From Khatami to Ahmadinejad

Edited, with Anoush Ehteshami
AcademicPeer-Reviewed Books
2016

Interdisciplinary in World History: Continuity and Change

Cambridge Scholars Publishing, UK

2016, Interdisciplinarity in World History: Continuity and Change, Edited, with Ahmed Abushouk) Cambridge Scholars Publishing, UK.

AcademicPeer-Reviewed Books Edited, with Ahmed Abushouk

Interdisciplinary in World History: Continuity and Change

Edited, with Ahmed Abushouk
AcademicPeer-Reviewed Books
2017

The United States Determinants toward Iran: the Case of Trump Administration

The United States Determinants toward Iran: the Case of Trump Administration, Derasat, Bahrain Center for Strategic, International and Energy Studies, Vol 2, Num.4, 2017. pp 69-79. In Arabic

Research Policy

The United States Determinants toward Iran: the Case of Trump Administration

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The 2017 Gulf Crisis

An Interdisciplinary Approach, Springer Nature, (forthcoming).

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The 2017 Gulf Crisis

AcademicPeer-Reviewed Books
About The Publication
An Interdisciplinary Approach, Springer Nature, (forthcoming).
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GRANTS

RESEARCH PROJECTS

Economic, Political and Security aspects of Sanctions and Blockades from a Target Country Perspective: Policy Lessons for Qatar and other Target Countries

Qatar Research National Fund

The Networked Life of Young People in Qatar

Internal Grant, Qatar University

The Impact of Neoliberal Economic Transformations on the Development of Gulf

Internal Grant, Qatar University

Nation Building and National Identity Formation in Qatar: Citizen Perceptions of Official National Identity

Internal Grant, Qatar University

Monitoring private security organizations in the Arab-Gulf -The case of the state of Qatar

Internal Grant, Qatar University
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CURRENT
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    now
    QATAR

    QATAR UNIVERSITY

    • Culture and Society in the Gulf, a Ph.D. Course
    • Contemporary History & Politics in the Gulf, MA Course.
    • Special Topics, MA Course
    • Modern Arab History since 1919, BA Course.
    • Iran and its Neighbors, BA Course.
    • Modern & Contemporary History of the Middle East, BA Course
    • Modern & Contemporary History of Iran, BA Course
    • Modern & Contemporary History of Qatar, BA Course
    • Modern & Contemporary History of the Arabia Gulf, BA Course
    • Modern & Contemporary History of Iraq & Syria, BA Course
    • Modern & Contemporary History of Africa, BA Course
TEACHING HISTORY
  • 2008
    2009
    JORDAN

    UNIVERSITY OF JORDAN

    • Islamic History, MA Course
    • Islamic Movements, MA Course
  • 2004
    2006
    UNITED KINGDOM

    DURHAM UNIVERSITY

    • Islam and Politics, MA Course
    • History of the Middle East in the 19th Century, BA Course
    • History of the Middle East in the 20th Century, BA Course
    • Islamic Studies II. BA Course
    • Islam, State and the Government, BA Course
THESIS SUPERVISION (PHD & MA)
  • Treaty Making Power of the GCC: Ratification of Economic Agreement and resolutions: Case of Qatar, Gulf Studies Program, Qatar University, 2017-2018
  • Older Adults and Social Media: Uses and Impacts in Qatari Society, Gulf Studies Program,  Qatar University, 2017-2019.
  • GCC Perception of Threats from Iraq and Iran: Explaining the Enduring Alliance with the United States, Gulf Studies Program, Qatar University, 2017-2018.
  • The Effect of the Saudi-Iranian Rivalry on Politics in Lebanon from 2005 to 2015,Gulf Studies Program,  Qatar University, 2016-2017.
  • A Comparative Study on Soft Power of Turkey and Iran in the Gulf Region, Gulf Studies Program, Qatar University, 2015-2016.
  • The determinants of Iran’s Foreign policy toward the GCC before the Nuclear Deal, Gulf Studies Program, Qatar University, 2015-2016.
  • Influencing identity: Sectarian Rhetoric in the Gulf, Gulf Studies Program, Qatar University, 2012-2013.
  • Identity and Politics in Modern Qatar State Formation, Gulf Studies Program, Qatar University, 2012-2013.

Ma Thesis Co-Supervision 

  • Digitally Networked: Hashtag Unity in the Midst of the Blockade of Qatar, Gulf Studies Program, Qatar University, 2017-2018.
  • The Role of Qatari Women in the Workforce, Gulf Studies Program, Qatar University, 2013-2015.
  • Sheikh Ahmed bin Ali bin Abdulla bin Qassim Al-Thani: A new Perspective on Domestic and Foreign Relations, Gulf Studies Program, Qatar University, 2012-2014.
  • Higher Education and Culture in Re-forming Qatar’s Global Image in the 21st Century, Gulf Studies Program, Qatar University, 2012-2013
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Middle East Politics and Security
Iranian Affairs
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NEALA is established to make Arabic accessible to its seekers in the North East of England by providing diverse Arabic for different purposes. We aim to provide quality Arabic Language instruction to individuals who have a first language other than/or Arabic. We provide courses and services to address the professional academic and practical language need for our learners.

NEALA endeavours to contribute to the cross-cultural understanding of shared human values and promoting cross-cultural awareness.

  1. Global Geopolitical Outlook, in the Euromoney Qatar Conference 2019. Dec 8, 2019. Doha.
  2. The US-Iranian Crisis and its Implications for the Gulf, (With Muyssar Suliman): in The Sixth Annual Gulf Studies Forum, Arab Center for Research and Policy Studies, Dec 7-8, 2019.Doha
  3. Gulf Countries: Politics, Economy, Security: in China- Gulf Strategic Cooperation, Peking University, Nov 4, 2019. Beijing.
  4. Doing inter-and transdisciplinary Research in Global Contexts: Challenges and Opportunities, in Association for Interdisciplinary Studies Annual Conference, Oct 24-26, 2019. Amsterdam
  5. From Area Studies to Interdisciplinarity: the Gulf Studies Model,(with Farah Al Qawasmi) in Association for Interdisciplinary Studies Annual Conference, Oct 24-26, 2019. Amsterdam
  6. The Gulf Crisis, Two Years on: What does the Future Hold? in TRT World Forum, Oct 21-22, 2019. Istanbul.
  7. The Transformation of Middle East: Opportunities and Threats, The Paradox of Isolationism on the Global Level, Bahçeşehir University,  April 27, 2019, Istanbul.
  8. Why Think Tanks Matter: The Importance of Evidence-based Policymaking in the MENA Region, Al Jazeera Center for Studies and Brookings Doha , Jan 30, 2019, Doha.
  9. Iranian Factor in the Context of Gulf American Relations,  Gulf Studies and Arabian Peninsula Forum, Arab Center for Research and Policy Studies, Doha, 1-2 Dec 2018.
  10. The Importance of Interdisciplinary: Research in Humanities and Social Sciences, Graduate Faculty Day, Qatar University, 5 Feb 2018.
  11. Gulf Studies” As a Field in the GCC Interdisciplinary Studies: Present and Future Challenges, the Annual Interdisciplinary Gulf Studies International Conference: Gulf Culture. Economics, Politics and Society, Gulf Studies Center, Qatar University, 10-12 December 2017.
  12. The Development of the Yemeni Crisis in the Post 2016 American Elections: the Iran Factor, International Affair Department, Qatar University, 1 May 2017
  13. Iranian-Turkish Rivalry in post Arab Spring, in theAnnual Symposium: the Role of the Kurds in the Middle East and beyond: Regional and International Interactions, Leicester University, 16 March 2017
  14. Yemen in the Context of Iran-Gulf Relations, the 7th Gulf Research Meeting, University of Cambridge, 16-19 August 2016.
  15. China-GCC Relations: Iran’s Factor, in the 2nd   Annual  International Conference: China in the Middle East: Neoliberalism with Chinese Characteristics and Political Transformations in the Middle East, Qatar University, Doha, 23-24 March 2016.
  16. The Secret of the Iranian Political Establishment, in the workshop” Iran Politics and Foreign Policy” , Chatham House Middle East and North Africa Programme & Gulf Studies Center at  Qatar University, Doha, 13-14 March 2016
  17. Iran and the Arab Gulf States after the Nuclear Deal, in the regional conference:  Bridging the Divides: the Middle East after the Nuclear Deal, Friedrish Ebert Stifung, Amman, 31 October-1 November 2015.
  18. Arabs and Persians: Immigration Patterns and Interactions, in the third Congress of the Asian Association of World Historians "Migration in the Global History: People, Plants, Plagues and Ports". Nayang Technological  University , Singapore, 29-31 May 2015.
  19. The Aftermath of the Decisive Storm, in the international Workshop: the Middle East at the Strategic Crossroads,  Shanghai Institute for International Studies and Near East South Asia Center for Strategic Studies. Shanghai, 6-7 May 2015
  20. The Iranian Nuclear Agreement: the Domestic Scene and the Regional Context, in the workshop titled: The Iranian Nuclear Agreement: Regional and Global Repercussions, Arab Center for Research & Policy Studies, Doha, 11 April 2015
  21. Iran and Houthis: What is next? In Yemen Crisis: Implications on the GCC States Workshop, Gulf Studies Center, Qatar University, 5 April, 2015
  22. Iran's Nuclear Bargain: Regional Implications , Gulf Studies Center, Qatar University, 7 April 2015.
  23. The Arabs and the three Awakenings: What went wrong? The WOCMES World Congress for Middle Eastern Studies, Ankara, 18-22 August 2014.
  24. Turkey and Iran relations in the GCC: What’s next? in “Crisis in the GCC? The Arab Gulf Cooperation Council in its Regional and Global Environment workshop, Middle East  Institute, National University of Singapore, 7-8 May 2014.
  25.  Iran and Politics: from the Cassette Tapes to the New Media, in the international  Conference “Media and Crises: The Art of Manipulation, Distortion and Propaganda, Department of Mass Communication, Qatar Univeristy.29-30 April 2014.
  26. The Arab Awakenings and Syria: Is it a Formation of New Regional Order? In the International Conference" the Syrian Crisis and International Law", College of Law, Qatar University.25-26 Feb 2014.
  27. An Emerging Détente between Iran and the West? Strategic Impacts on the Middle East, in the workshop: Between Europe and the Gulf-Reconsidering Strategic Interests in the Middle East, organized by Konard –Adenauer Stiftung, Dead Sea, Jordan.16-17 Dec 2013.
  28.  Can the Arab Spring Bring the Two Regions (Al Mashriq and the Maghreb) Closer? in The Maghreb and Current Regional Transformations, Aljazeera Center for Studies, Doha, 16-17 Feb 2013.
  29. Iran and Arab Spring: Opportunities, Threats and Competition for Regional Influence, in Iran, the GCC and the Arabian Peninsula Symposium. Abu Dhabi, 16 December 2012.
  30. The Identity Politics and Political Culture in Iran  and their impacts on the relation with Arabs, in Arab Iranian Relations in the Gulf Region, Forum for Arab and International Relations, Doha, 2-3 December 2012.
  31. Political Islam from West to East: the Case of Iran, in ‘International Conference on Islam in Asia and Oceania: Historical, Cultural and Global Perspective”, International Islamic University of Malaysia, Kuala Lampur, 9-11 October, 2012.
  32. Competing Iranian Political Cultures: The Neocons and Reformists, in  ‘The Impact of Identity Politics on Conflict and Extremism: Middle East Regional Perspectives’ Conference , Emirates Center for Strategic Studies and Research (ECSSR)-Global Futures Forum (GFF), Abu Dhabi,  23-25 September, 2012
  33. The Gulf Region and the Arab Spring: The Iranian Factor, the 2012 Gulf Conference. Center for Gulf Studies, Exeter University. UK. 16-20 July 2012.
  34. When Allies become Competitors: Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Turkey and the US.Regional Policy Dialogue: Foreign Policy and Competing Mediation in the Middle East & Central Asia. The Hollings Center for International Dialogue, Istanbul, 11-14 July 2012.
  35. Revolutionary Iran One Year After the Arab Revolutions: Notes on Iran's Foreign Policy and its Ramifications, Arab Center for Research and Policy Studies, Doha, 6 February 2012
  36. Abbas’s Gambit at the United Nations: Possible Scenarios and Options for Palestinian Membership, Brookings Doha Center, Doha, 20 September 2011.
  37. Reporting Iranian-Arab Relations: Media, ethics and conflict “Arab-Iranian relations: Discourses of Conflict and Cooperation”, LSE Middle East Centre, London School of Economics and Political Sciences, London, 7-8 September 2011.
  38. Iran And Arabs: The Shadow Of Religion And Politics, Conference on Iran and Arabs, Revising History and Politics, Arab Center for Research and Policy Studies, Doha, 19-20 December 2010
  39. The New Media and its Role in Contemporary History, Department Of Humanities, College Of Arts And Sciences, Qatar University,  6 December 2010.
  40. Chances And Challenges: The Middle East, North Africa And Gulf Region Between Socio-Economic Potentials And Political Strategic Dynamics, the Arab-German Family Business summit 2010, Dead Sea, Jordan, 6-7 November 2010
  41. New Media and the Usage dilemma in Iran and Saudi Arabia: the Political Impact of Satellite Television and the Internet, Durham University, 2 November 2010.
  42. Yemen Political Dynamics And The International Policy Framework, Chatham House, London, 1  November 2010.
  43. Tipping the Balance: A Regional Approach to Yemen’s Economic Challenges’, Brookings Centre Doha, 18 May 2010
  44. Iran in Regional and World Politics, in Iran’s Symposium 2010, York University, Toronto, Canada. 5-6 March 2010
  45. The Impact of Iranian  Presidential  Elections on the Middle East Region, on  Conference of Asian-Middle East Research Institutes, Middle East Institute, National University of Singapore, Singapore, 5-7 July 2009
  46. The 2009 Presidential Election in Iran: Regional Implications, Emirates Series Lectures, Emirates Center for Strategic Studies and Research, Abu Dhabi, 24 June 2009
  47. Iranian Middle Eastern Policies and the new American Administration:  A new Assessment.  On ‘Arms Control & Security Improvements in the Middle East Conference’, organized by  University of California Institute on Global Conflict and Cooperation (IGCC),  Izmir-Turkey, 7-10 February 2009.
  48. Conflict in Caucasus and Potential Consequences in Arab Iranian Relation on ‘The Expert meeting on Iran and the Arab World- Possible Challenges & Potential Cooperation: Arab-European Perspectives’, Cairo, 17-18 November 2008
  49. Implications of a Nuclear Energy Renaissance in the Middle East and South Asia on 4th Plenary Meeting of Regional Network of Strategic Studies Center, Doha, Qatar, 2-5 November 2008
  50. Stemming Nuclear Proliferation, Conference on ‘New Approaches to International Security: Reassessing the U.S. Role in the World’, the International Institute for Strategic Studies& the Institute for National Strategic, Bellagio Study and Conference Center, Bellagio, Italy , 28 April – 2 May 2008
  51. The Rise of Fragile State in the New Middle East, Reasons and Consequences, Conference on Recent Developments in the Middle East: Political &Economic Aspects,  Foundation for Middle East &Balkan Studies(OBIV) and Yildiz Technical University, Istanbul, 15 April 2008.
  52. ‘Consequences of Discord between Conservatives and Reformists in the Iranian Political, Social and Economic Spheres’, the ECSSR 13th Annual Conference “The Arabian Gulf: Between Conservatism  and Change, Abu Dhabi, 31 March- 2 April 2008.
  53. Understanding A new Wave of Political Islam, A EuroMesco Research Seminar: Emerging Actors and Changing Societies in the Southern Mediterranean Area, the EuroMesco Secretariat & the Instituto Paralleli, Turin,21-22 September 2007
  54. Arab Media: A new front of Conflict between Religion and Secularism, International Conference “Media and Image Change of the Middle East post 9/11”, Institute for Middle Eastern & Islamic Studies, University of Durham, 20-21 September 2007.
  55. Promoting Democratic Reform and Good Governance in the Middle East’, “Halki International Seminar: Re-defining Security in SEE, the Black Sea and the Middle East: Searching for New Ways to Address Regional Security Problems”, Rhodos, Greece, 12-16 September 2007.
  56.  Identity Politics and Religion in the Middle East post 9/11, International Conference, Law  and Economic Development: Towards Constructive Engagement in the Middle East, Vriji University Brussels, Brussels, 22-23 February 2007
  57.  Iran’s Relations with its Arab Neighbors, International Conference titled: Iran’s Emerging Role; An Assessment of Iran's Regional and International Policy, Globe Research Center, Italy-Rome, 9-10 February 2007
  58. Contemporary Iran through Arab Eyes, Roundtable tilted: Iran from Reformists to the Neoconservatives: Challenges and Prospects, Institute for Middle Eastern and Islamic Studies, Durham University, 30 June 2006
  59. Arab World and the Neoconservative Iran, Second World Congress for Middle Eastern Studies, Amman, Jordan 11-16 June 2006
  60. Iran: The Nuclear Dilemma, University of Kent, Canterbury, 8 December 2005
  61. The International Relations of Iran In The Arab World Post Ahmadinejad And The Shiite Hegemony In Iraq, Iran Conference, What is going to happen? University of Hull, 28 November 2005
  62. The Iraqi Issue And Its Impact On GCC-Iran Relations, Workshop; Current Conditions & Future Prospects of GCC -Iran Relations  in the wake of Iran's Presidential Elections, Gulf Research Centre, 28-29 September, 2005, Dubai
  63. Approaches To Reform: Case Studies Saudi Arabia And Iran, International Conference: Strategic Issues& Reforms in the Arabian Peninsula, Durham University, 9-10 September 2005.
  64. The Presidential Race in Iran: Untold Stories, International Conference on Iran and its Strategic Environment, Centre for International Studies and Research (CERI), 4-5 July 2005, Paris
  65. Iran and Arab World, International Conference on Iran and its Strategic Environment, Centre for International Studies and Research (CERI), 4-5 July 2005, Paris.
  66. American Democracy in the Middle East: Solution or Catastrophe?   International Conference “Problems and Prospects of the Middle East: the Greater Middle East Initiative”, 11-12 June 2005, Tehran.
  67. Arab-Iranian Relation: New Realities? Presented at the International Conference; Iran’s Foreign Policy since the Revolution, Institute for Middle Eastern & Islamic Studies, 21-22 March 2005, University of Durham.
  68. Baghdad Jerusalem Tehran, A New Perspective on American Iranian Relations, Chatham House, 10 December 2004. London.
  69. 7th Majlis Elections: Iran and the new Conservatives, Talk at: Institute for Middle Eastern and Islamic Studies, 8 March 2004, Durham.
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