Hamidreza Azizi

Research Associate
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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.

My work



Conflict and Fragility

Iran’s transition six months on: Repression meets resilience

28 September 2023 - 16:14
Conflict and Fragility

Fifty shades of hardliners: Intra-elite dynamics in Iran

26 July 2023 - 12:39
Conflict and Fragility

Expert Insights: Iran

30 June 2023 - 10:40
Conflict and Fragility

East of Eden: Will Tehran find salvation in ‘looking eastwards’?

25 April 2023 - 15:44
Conflict and Fragility

Lost in transition: Where might Iran be heading?

23 March 2023 - 11:55
Conflict and Fragility

Protests in Iran in comparative perspective

08 March 2023 - 09:31
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