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WELCOME

Welcome to the official  website of Professor  Mahjoob Zweiri. This website will be the link between Prof. Zweiri and individuals and institutions who are interested and keen to know more about the important region of the greater Middle East. This website includes samples of his writings and activities in Arabic and English.

Prof . Mahjoob Zweiri is an Associate Professor in Contemporary  History and Politics  of the Middle East. He is the director of Gulf Studies Center at Qatar University.  He was the  Head of Humanities Department at Qatar University. He was a senior researcher  in Middle East politics and Iran in the Center for Strategic Studies at University of jordan. He was a Fellow of the School of Government and International Affairs, Durham University, in the United Kingdom. Dr. Zweiri served as a  Teaching Fellow in Middle East Politics at the Institute for Middle Eastern & Islamic Studies and as the director of the Centre for Iranian Studies, Durham University. since 2006 he worked as an Assistant Professor in Middle East Politics and Iran, at the Center for Strategic Studies, University of Jordan, where he is also serves as the head of the Iranian Studies Unit. Dr. Zweiri also directs the internship program for the CSS.

Dr. Zweiri began his higher education at the University of Jordan where he earned a B.A. in History in 1992. He went on to finish an M.A. in History from the same university in 1995. In 2002, Dr. Zweiri finished his PhD in Modern History from the University of Tehran, Iran.

In addition to Arabic, Dr. Zweiri has fluency in Farsi and English.

ACADEMIC ACTIVITIES
  • 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
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    COMPUTER ENGINEERING - PHD

    UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA

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    ELECTRONICS ENGINEERING

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ACADEMIC AND PROFESSIONAL POSITIONS
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    GRADUATE STUDENT RESEARCHER

    OXFORD UNIVERSITY COMPUTING LABORATORY

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    LAB ASSISTANT

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    RESEARCH ASSISTANT

    UNIVERSITY OF NANTES

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HONORS AND AWARDS
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    MELLON GRANT

    COMPETITIVE AWARD FOR ACADEMIC EXCELLENCE

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    TRITON AWARD

    COMPETITIVE AWARD FOR ACADEMIC EXCELLENCE

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PUBLICATIONS LIST
12 Jun 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/Non Academic

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

Research Policy/Non Academic
About The Publication
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
01 Jan 2020

The 2017 Gulf Crisis

An Interdisciplinary Approach, Springer Nature, (forthcoming).

AcademicPeer-Reviewed Books

The 2017 Gulf Crisis

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