SOAS University of London

Department of Politics and International Studies

Dr Seyed Ali Alavi

BSc, PhD
  • Overview
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Overview

Seyed Ali Alavi
Department of Politics and International Studies

Teaching Fellow

London Middle East Institute (LMEI)

Member

Centre for Iranian Studies

Member

Centre for Palestine Studies (CPS)

Member

Name:
Dr Seyed Ali Alavi
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SOAS University of London
Thornhaugh Street, Russell Square, London WC1H 0XG
Building:
Russell Square: College Buildings
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Room 214

Biography

Seyed Ali Alavi is a Teaching Fellow in the Department of Politics and International Studies at SOAS, University of London. He holds a PhD in Politics from SOAS. Ali’s single authored book “Iran and Palestine, Past, Present, Future” was published by Routledge in 2019. Ali also writes and comments about contemporary politics of the Middle East and Europe and he has appeared in a number of interviews by Euronews, Al-Jazeera English, RT, LBC Radio, Radio Four and other outlets.

@AlaviLondon (Official Twitter site)

Publications

  • Marshall Plan and the Middle east- Vienna, The Austro-American Foundation, April 2017
  • Identifying Proxies in the Gulf- December 2017, SOAS, London Book review: Hizbullah Phenomenon: Politics and Communication, review published by London Middle East magazine 2015, London.
  • The Arab world Relations with Iran in November 2017, SOAS.
  • Article on Turkey’s role in the region, available on: http://blogs.lse.ac.uk/ideas/2012/01/can-turkey-really-be-a- political-model-for-its-region/ 
  • Iran' s connection with Syria: https://www.opendemocracy.net/arab-awakening/seyed-ali-alavi /irans-connections-with-syria-current-status-and-future-perspective

Teaching

  • 153400081 International Relations of the Middle East
  • 15PPOC027 International Politics of the Middle East

Research

International Politics, Middle East Politics, Central European and Caucasian Politics, Agricultural Generics and Agro-Policy, Languages

Publications

Authored Books

Alavi, Seyed Ali (2019) Iran and Palestine, Past, Present, Future. London: Routledge.

Conference Items

Alavi, Seyed Ali (2020) 'The Iranian pre-Revolutionary Leftist Relations with Palestine' In: Thirteenth Biennial Iranian Studies Conference, August 2020, University of Salamanca-Spain. [Forthcoming]

Alavi, Seyed Ali (2020) 'Lecture on the book Iran and Palestine' In: Lecture on Iran and Palestine, University of Oxford. [Forthcoming]

Alavi, Seyed Ali (2019) 'Book Launch and Lecture: Iran and Palestine, Past, Present, Future' In: Lecture: Iran and Palestine, Past, Present, Future. [Forthcoming]

Alavi, Seyed Ali (2019) 'Palestinian Cause and Iran' In: Seminar on Palestinian Cause and Iran, University of Aberdeen. [Forthcoming]

Alavi, Seyed Ali (2018) 'Sustainable Stability in Europe and Changing Equilibrium in the Middle East, Turkish Policies' In: Turkish Foreign Policy in The Middle East and Europe, October 2018.

Alavi, Seyed Ali (2017) 'Identifying Proxies and Trajectories of the Continued and Emerging Conflict Across the Gulf' In: Identifying Proxies and Trajectories of the Continued and Emerging Conflict Across the Gulf, Oxford Gulf and Arabian Peninsula Studies Forum.

Alavi, Seyed Ali (2017) 'The Impact of the Syrian Crisis on the Gulf States' In: The Impact of the Syrian Crisis on the Gulf States, University College of London.

Alavi, Seyed Ali (2017) 'Marshal Plan; Europe in the Middle East, Syria and Iraq.' In: Marshal Plan; Europe in the Middle East, Iraq and Syria, The Austrian Institute of Foreign Affairs, Vienna, Austria..

Book Reviews

Alavi, Seyed Ali (2019) 'A History of Modern Iran by Ervand Abrahamian'. TRT World Research Centre.

Alavi, Seyed Ali (2015) 'The Hizbullah Phenomenon: Politics and Communication by Lina Khatib, Dina Matar'. The Middle East in London, (11) 2, pp 20-20.

Opinion Pieces / Media / Blogs

Alavi, Seyed Ali (2019) Iran news: Will Boris Johnson take harder stance on Iran? Strait of Hormuz stance REVEALED.

Alavi, Seyed Ali (2018) Is Iraq entering an era of post-sectarianism?.

Alavi, Seyed Ali (2018) Who is the winner in post-ISIS Syria?.

Alavi, Seyed Ali (2014) Iran's connections with Syria; current status and future perspective.

 

This list was last generated on Wednesday, 13th November 2019, 07:46 Europe/London.