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- Conflict and Fragility
- Security and Justice
- Middle East & North Africa
- Russia & Central Asia
Dr. Hamidreza Azizi is a Visiting Fellow at the German Institute for International and Security Affairs (SWP) in Berlin. He was an Assistant Professor of Regional Studies at Shahid Beheshti University (2016-2020) and a guest lecturer at the department of Regional Studies in the University of Tehran (2016-2018). His research interests include security and geopolitical issues in the Middle East and Central Eurasia, Iran’s foreign policy and Iran-Russia relations. Azizi holds a Ph.D. in Regional Studies from the University of Tehran.