Online meeting: ‘Unpacking the recent political developments in Rojhelat (Iranian Kurdistan)’
Dr Allan Hassaniyan – Lecturer in Middle East Politics, focusing on contemporary Iranian and Kurdish political and societal development at University of Exeter, UK. He obtained his PhD in Kurdish Studies from the Centre for Kurdish Studies at the University of Exeter. In his doctoral research, he examined the 20th-century’s Cross-border Iranian-Iraqi Kurdish Movements’ Interaction and effects of this interaction of the Mobilisation of the Iranian Kurdish Movement. Before his lectureship, he completed a year of postdoctoral research at the centre for Kurdish Studies at the University of Exeter, during which he researched and published on the securitisation of the Iranian Kurdistan and insurgency and popular uprising in Rojhelat / Iranian Kurdistan.