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Arabinda Acharya

Manager of Strategic Projects, The International Centre for Political Violence and Terrorism Research

July 8th, 2010, Asia, Asia, English, India, Indonesia, Iran, North Africa and Middle East, Singapore, Singapore, Terrorism, Think tank/Research center

Arabinda Acharya

Dr. Arabinda Acharya is a Research Fellow at the S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies and Manager Strategic Projects at the International Centre for Political Violence and Terrorism Research. He is an expert on terrorism and conflict throughout the South Asia region.

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Manager of Strategic Projects, The International Centre for Political Violence and Terrorism Research

Area of Expertise: Terrorism
Geographical Expertise - Region: Asia, North Africa and Middle East
Geographical Expertise - Country: India, Indonesia, Iran
Language: English
Field of Work: Think tank/Research center
City: Singapore
Country: Singapore
Continent: Asia

Email: arabinda.acharya@theglobalexperts.org

Asef Bayat

Professor, Leiden University

February 11th, 2010, Academia, Arabic, Civil Society, English, Euro-Med, Iran, Law and Human Rights, Migration and Integration, North Africa and Middle East, North America, North America, Urbana-Champaign, USA, Youth Issues

Asef Bayat

Professor Bayat is Academic Director of the International Institute for the Study of Islam (ISIM) at Leiden University, the Netherlands.

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Professor, Leiden University

Area of Expertise: Civil Society, Law and Human Rights, Migration and Integration, Youth Issues
Geographical Expertise - Region: North Africa and Middle East, North America
Geographical Expertise - Country: Iran
Languages: Arabic, English
Field of Work: Academia
City: Urbana-Champaign
Country: USA
Continent: North America

Email: asef.bayat@theglobalexperts.org

Baqer Moin

Former head of BBC Persian and Pashto Service

February 8th, 2010, Afghanistan, Arabic, Author/Novelist, Civil Society, English, Euro-Med, Europe, Europe, Farsi, Iran, Journalist/Commentator, Law and Human Rights, London, Media, North Africa and Middle East, Pashto, Persian, Religion, UK, War and Conflict

Baqer Moin

Baqer Moin is the director of Jadid Media, a London based independent organisation for content production, consultancy and media development.

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Former head of BBC Persian and Pashto Service

Area of Expertise: Civil Society, Law and Human Rights, Media, Religion, War and Conflict
Geographical Expertise - Region: Europe, North Africa and Middle East
Geographical Expertise - Country: Afghanistan, Iran
Languages: Arabic, English, Farsi, Pashto, Persian
Field of Work: Author/Novelist, Journalist/Commentator
City: London
Country: UK
Continent: Europe

Email: baqer.moin@theglobalexperts.org

Charles Kurzman

Professor of Sociology, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill

December 28th, 2009, Academia, Arabic, Author/Novelist, English, Iran, North Africa and Middle East, North America, Religion, Think tank/Research center, USA, War and Conflict, Washington DC

Charles Kurzman

Professor Charles Kurzman is a specialist on Islamic movements at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, USA. He has carried out research in Iran, Turkey, Europe, the United States, and Mexico, and is currently working on studying the recruitment difficulties of Islamist revolutionaries. (excerpts)

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Professor of Sociology, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill

Area of Expertise: Religion, War and Conflict
Geographical Expertise - Region: North Africa and Middle East
Geographical Expertise - Country: Iran
Languages: Arabic, English
Field of Work: Academia, Author/Novelist, Think tank/Research center
City: Washington DC
Country: USA
Continent: North America

Email: charles.kurzman@theglobalexperts.org

Hooshang Amirahmadi

President, American Iranian Council

February 12th, 2010, Academia, Activist/Humanitarian, Business and Globalization, Civil Society, Development, English, International Relations, Iran, New Jersey, Non-Governmental, North Africa and Middle East, North America, North America, Religion, USA, War and Conflict

Hooshang Amirahmadi

Dr. Hooshang Amirahmadi is an Iranian academic and political analyst, and professor of the Edward J. Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy at Rutgers University, New Jersey. He is also president of the American Iranian Council.

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President, American Iranian Council

Area of Expertise: Business and Globalization, Civil Society, Development, International Relations, Religion, War and Conflict
Geographical Expertise - Region: North Africa and Middle East, North America
Geographical Expertise - Country: Iran
Language: English
Field of Work: Academia, Activist/Humanitarian, Non-Governmental
City: New Jersey
Country: USA
Continent: North America

Email: hooshang.amirahmadi@theglobalexperts.org

Iason Athanasiadis

February 28th, 2011, Afghanistan, Arabic, Asia, Asia, Civil Society, English, Europe, Greek, Iran, Istanbul, Journalist/Commentator, Kabul, Law and Human Rights, Media, Migration and Integration, North Africa and Middle East, Persian, Religion, Terrorism, Turkey, Turkish, War and Conflict, Women's Rights

Iason Athanasiadis_

Iason Athanasiadis is a photojournalist, documentary film-maker and international lecturer working on the intersection of the Eastern Mediterranean with the Arab, Persian and Turkic Middle East and Central Asia. He has covered some of the contemporary region’s signature crises, including the 2011 Arab revolts, the 2010 Afghan surge, the Greek economic crisis, the 2009 Iranian pro-democracy movement, the 2006 Lebanese war, the 2003 US-led invasion of Iraq and the passing of Syrian President Hafez al-Assad in 2000. Iason has lived in Cairo, Damascus, Sanaa and Tehran. He is currently based between Istanbul and Kabul.

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Area of Expertise: Civil Society, Law and Human Rights, Media, Migration and Integration, Religion, Terrorism, War and Conflict, Women's Rights
Geographical Expertise - Region: Asia, North Africa and Middle East
Geographical Expertise - Country: Iran
Languages: Arabic, English, Greek, Persian, Turkish
Field of Work: Journalist/Commentator
City: Istanbul, Kabul
Country: Afghanistan, Turkey
Continent: Asia, Europe

Email: iason.athanasiadis@theglobalexperts.org

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