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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

Hugh Pope

Turkey/Cyprus Project Director, International Crisis Group

May 17th, 2010, English, Europe, Europe, Journalist/Commentator, London, Media, Non-Governmental, North Africa and Middle East, Terrorism, Think tank/Research center, UK, War and Conflict

Hugh Pope

Hugh Pope is the Turkey/Cyprus Project Director for International Crisis Group, the conflict-prevention organization. Based in Istanbul, he writes reports on EU-Turkey relations, Cyprus and Turkey’s ties with its neighbours. Until taking up this post in 2007, Pope was a foreign correspondent for 25 years, most recently spending a decade as a Turkey, Middle East and Central Asia Correspondent for The Wall Street Journal.

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Turkey/Cyprus Project Director, International Crisis Group

Area of Expertise: Media, Terrorism, War and Conflict
Geographical Expertise - Region: Europe, North Africa and Middle East
Language: English
Field of Work: Journalist/Commentator, Non-Governmental, Think tank/Research center
City: London
Country: UK
Continent: Europe

Email: hugh.pope@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

Ismail Serageldin

Director, Bibliotheca Alexandrina

February 12th, 2010, Activist/Humanitarian, Africa, Alexandria, Arabic, Asia, Author/Novelist, Civil Society, Development, Egypt, English, Euro-Med, French, Government, North Africa and Middle East, North America, Religion

Ismail Serageldin

With twenty-one honorary doctorates and a PhD from Harvard University, Dr. Ismail Serageldin is considered a specialist on sustainable development issues, particularly related to scientific and agricultural development. He is a former Vice President of the World Bank, and the current director of the Bibliotheca Alexandrina.

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Director, Bibliotheca Alexandrina

Area of Expertise: Civil Society, Development, Religion
Geographical Expertise - Region: Asia, North Africa and Middle East, North America
Languages: Arabic, English, French
Field of Work: Activist/Humanitarian, Author/Novelist, Government
City: Alexandria
Country: Egypt
Continent: Africa

Email: ismail.serageldin@theglobalexperts.org

J. Peter Pham

Director of the Michael S. Ansari Africa Center at the Atlantic Council

May 3rd, 2010, Author/Novelist, Development, English, French, International Relations, Italian, Law and Human Rights, New York, Non-Governmental, North Africa and Middle East, North America, North America, Religion, Subsaharan Africa, Terrorism, USA, War and Conflict

J. Peter Pham

Dr. J. Peter Pham is the Director of the Michael S. Ansari Africa Center at the Atlantic Council in Washington, DC.

Dr. Pham was previously Senior Vice President of the National Committee on American Foreign Policy, and editor of its bimonthly journal, American Foreign Policy Interests. He was also a tenured associate professor of Justice Studies, Political Science, and Africana Studies at James Madison University in Harrisonburg, Virginia, where he was director of the Nelson Institute for International and Public Affairs.

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Director of the Michael S. Ansari Africa Center at the Atlantic Council

Area of Expertise: Development, International Relations, Law and Human Rights, Religion, Terrorism, War and Conflict
Geographical Expertise - Region: North Africa and Middle East, North America, Subsaharan Africa
Languages: English, French, Italian
Field of Work: Author/Novelist, Non-Governmental
City: New York
Country: USA
Continent: North America

Email: jpeter.pham@theglobalexperts.org

Jaakko Hämeen-Anttila

Professor of Arabic and Islamic Studies, University of Helsinki

April 29th, 2010, Academia, Author/Novelist, English, Euro-Med, Europe, Europe, Finland, Finnish, Helsinki, Iran, Iraq, North Africa and Middle East, Religion

Jaakko Hämeen-Anttila

Dr. Jaakko Hämeen-Anttila is Professor of Arabic and Islamic Studies at the University of Helsinki. He is a specialist on Arabic culture, Islam and Iran.

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Professor of Arabic and Islamic Studies, University of Helsinki

Area of Expertise: Religion
Geographical Expertise - Region: Europe, North Africa and Middle East
Geographical Expertise - Country: Iran, Iraq
Languages: English, Finnish
Field of Work: Academia, Author/Novelist
City: Helsinki
Country: Finland
Continent: Europe

Email: jaakko.hameenanttila@theglobalexperts.org

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