3 PUBLICATIONS, Articles, FEATURED

Long Live the Tyrant! The Myth of Benign Sanctions

[en] An essay by Ali Fathollah-Nejad, published by the Konrad Adenauer Foundation (Germany) and 'New Politics' (New York).

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3 PUBLICATIONS, FEATURED

روابط ایران و امریکا به روایت یک گروگان سابق [The Story of a Hostage: Iran-US Relations]

[fa] John Limbert interviewed by Ali Fathollah-Nejad on behalf on 'Zanan TV'.

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3 PUBLICATIONS, Statement

Checks on Students Undermine Trust | Universities Being Used as Proxy Border Police, Say Academics

[en] Letter from academics published by 'The Guardian'.

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3 PUBLICATIONS, Articles

Why Sanctions against Iran are Counterproductive: Conflict Resolution and State–Society Relations

[en] Ali Fathollah-Nejad's article in the peer-reviewed 'International Journal' (March 2014).

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3 PUBLICATIONS, Articles, FEATURED

The Geneva Accords and the Return of the “Defensive Realists”

[en] The Geneva Agreement with Iran: A Result of the Sanctions Policy?

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3 PUBLICATIONS, Articles, FEATURED

Long Live the Tyrant! The Myth of Benign Sanctions

Posted on 02 April 2014

[en] An essay by Ali Fathollah-Nejad, published by the Konrad Adenauer Foundation (Germany) and 'New Politics' (New York). Continue Reading

3 PUBLICATIONS, FEATURED

روابط ایران و امریکا به روایت یک گروگان سابق [The Story of a Hostage: Iran-US Relations]

Posted on 04 March 2014

[fa] John Limbert interviewed by Ali Fathollah-Nejad on behalf on 'Zanan TV'. Continue Reading

3 PUBLICATIONS, Statement

Checks on Students Undermine Trust | Universities Being Used as Proxy Border Police, Say Academics

Posted on 03 March 2014

[en] Letter from academics published by 'The Guardian'. Continue Reading

3 PUBLICATIONS, Articles

Why Sanctions against Iran are Counterproductive: Conflict Resolution and State–Society Relations

Posted on 01 March 2014

[en] Ali Fathollah-Nejad's article in the peer-reviewed 'International Journal' (March 2014). Continue Reading

3 PUBLICATIONS, Articles, FEATURED

The Geneva Accords and the Return of the “Defensive Realists”

Posted on 19 December 2013

[en] The Geneva Agreement with Iran: A Result of the Sanctions Policy? Continue Reading

2 TALKS & MEDIA, In the media

L’accord avec l’Iran est bon pour l’économie mondiale (sauf peut-être pour la Chine et la Russie) [Slate.fr]

Posted on 26 November 2013

[fr] Avec des propos d'Ali Fathollah-Nejad sur les profiteurs des sanctions contre l'Iran. Continue Reading

3 PUBLICATIONS, Articles

Der lange Schatten der Iran-Sanktionen: Wie gut zielt der Westen?

Posted on 21 November 2013

[de] Anlässlich der Genfer Verhandlungen leicht aktualisierte Fassung der Rede Ali Fathollah-Nejads vor dem französischen Senat am 3. Juni 2013. Continue Reading

2 TALKS & MEDIA, 3 PUBLICATIONS, FEATURED, In the media

“Ich sehe die neue iranische Außenpolitik nicht als Folge der Sanktionen”

Posted on 13 November 2013

[de] Ali Fathollah-Nejad zu den Atomgesprächen in Genf. Continue Reading

2 TALKS & MEDIA, FEATURED, In the media

Rohanis Agenda [Hintergrund]

Posted on 25 October 2013

[de] Was will der neue iranische Präsident? Ali Fathollah-Nejad interviewt vom Nachrichtenmagazin 'Hintergrund'. Continue Reading

2 TALKS & MEDIA, In the media

West, Iran Grapple with Domestic Deal Breakers // Ende von Iran-Sanktionen in Sicht? [DW]

Posted on 16 October 2013

[en|de|es|id|zh|al] With comments by Ali Fathollah-Nejad. Continue Reading

2 TALKS & MEDIA, FEATURED, In the media

UN-Mächte und Iran gehen aufeinander zu: Gespräche über Atomprogramm [Neue Osnabrücker Zeitung]

Posted on 15 October 2013

[de] Mit Einschätzungen von Ali Fathollah-Nejad. Continue Reading

2 TALKS & MEDIA, In the media

Der Umgang mit Kriegstraumata zwischen Märtyrerverehrung und Ästhetisierung des Schreckens

Posted on 12 October 2013

[de] Bericht der Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung zum 4. Hafis-Dialog, u.a. mit Ali Fathollah-Nejad. Continue Reading

3 PUBLICATIONS, Articles

Building Sustainable Security for Southwest Asia: A Regional Integration Process of the Highest Priority

Posted on 07 October 2013

[en] A nuclear weapons-free zone is the only sustainable option for regional security and in the best interests of both Israel and Iran. Continue Reading

2 TALKS & MEDIA, In the media

Iran: Kontraproduktive Sanktionen [Deutschland]

Posted on 26 September 2013

[de] Jürgen Wagner: "Einer der schärfsten Kritiker dieser Sanktionen ist der Politologe Ali Fathollah-Nejad" Continue Reading

2 TALKS & MEDIA, In the media

How Rouhani Could Change Iran [USA]

Posted on 14 August 2013

[en] Comments by Ali Fathollah-Nejad for 'The Atlantic Post' (Washington, DC) on the prospects of Iranian foreign policy under President Rohani. Continue Reading

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↓ ABOUT “FEATURED” ↓

The text is a slightly updated version of the same essay that appeared in 'New Politics' (New York), Summer 2013. A shorter version of this article (that has initially been drafted in late 2011) has been published in the leading intellectual outlet of the German-speaking world, in the “Feuilleton” pages of the 'Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung' on 3 January 2013. It was published in an Arabic translation on 'Jadaliyya' (Washington, DC & Beirut: Arab Studies Institute) on 15 February 2013.

↓DATES↓

ANKARA | 18–22 Aug. 2014 | Paper presentation by Ali Fathollah-Nejad on "Development-Based Foreign Policy? Comparing Iran’s and Turkey’s Strategies" | Double-panel on “Foreign policies in the Middle East and North Africa/Les politiques étrangères du Moyen Orient et de l’Afrique du Nord)”, organized by and Dr. Irene Fernández-Molina (Research Fellow, European Neighbourhood Policy Chair, European Interdisciplinary Studies Department, Natolin Campus, College of Europe, Warsaw) & Dr. Miguel Hernando de Larramendi, Facultad de Humanidades de Toledo, University of Castilla–La Mancha (UCLM), Spain | 4th World Congress for Middle East Studies (WOCMES), Middle East Technical University (METU) in Ankara, 18–22 August 2014.

CAMBRIDGE (UK) | 25–28 Aug. 2014 | Paper presentation by Ali Fathollah-Nejad: "Merely a Charm Offensive? The Foreign-Policy School of Thought behind Iran’s New Foreign Policy – With a Special Emphasis on the GCC" | Panel “Iran and the GCC: Prospects for Change?”, organized by Dr. Paul Aarts (University of Amsterdam) and Dr. Luciano Zaccara (Georgetown University, School of Foreign Service in Qatar) | 2014 Gulf Research Meeting (GRM), Gulf Research Centre Cambridge (GRCC) University of Cambridge.

↓NEWS↓

(Feb. 2014) Ali Fathollah-Nejad is now primarily based in Berlin (Germany).

(Nov. 2013) [de] Ali Fathollah-Nejad ist nun ein regelmäßiger Autor für die 'Huffington Post Deutschland'.
[en] Ali Fathollah-Nejad has become a regular contributor to the newly-launched 'The Huffington Post Germany'.
www.huffingtonpost.de/
ali-fathollahnejad/

(July 2013) Ali Fathollah-Nejad has been appointed as Reviewer for the new academic journal 'International Relations and Diplomacy', published in California, USA.

(May 2013) [en] Ali Fathollah-Nejad has been appointed as Visiting Analyst at the futureorg Institute in Dortmund (Germany), a think-tank concerned with societal transformations and diversity in 21st-century Europe. At the institute, he specializes on international relations, processes of change in the era of globalization, multiculturalization, and diversity.
[de] Ali Fathollah-Nejad ist Gast-Analyst am futureorg Institut zu den Themengebieten Internationale Beziehungen, Wandel in der Globalisierung, Multikulturalisierung und Diversität. Er ist Doktorand der Internationalen Beziehungen an der School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS), University of London, sowie am Institut für Soziologie, Universität Münster. Am futureorg Institut schließt er seine Promotion im Bereich der Internationalen Beziehungen ab. Er war an verschiedenen Universitäten Lehrbeauftragter. Er ist gefragter Autor für zahlreiche nationalen wie internationalen Publikationen. Ali Fathollah-Nejad spricht neben Deutsch und Persisch auch Englisch und Französisch."
www.futureorg.de/
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