SOAS University of London

Department of Development Studies

Kaweh Kerami

BSc Poli Sci (Amsterdam), MSc Poli Sci (Amsterdam), MSc ICC (Amsterdam)
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Kaweh Kerami
Kaweh Kerami
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Thesis title:
Democratisation in the midst of war: Elections and Electoral politics in Afghanistan
Year of Study:
2nd Year
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Kaweh obtained his MSc in Comparative and European Studies, MSc in International Crimes and Criminology and BSc in Political Science at VU University Amsterdam. During his master’s programmes, Kaweh was a junior researcher at the Center for International Criminal Justice and a member of Dutch Political Science Association. Also, he has been working as a broadcast journalist (online producer) for the BBC World Service since 2016.


Kaweh’s research interests lie mainly in democratisation in post-war societies. Currently his research is focused on elections and electoral politics in Afghanistan. He is also interested in transitional justice and development.