Melanie Hanif: India’s regional interests, identities, instability and integration

Introducing Melanie Hanif

Melanie HanifMelanie Hanif is a research fellow at the GIGA (German Institute of Global and Area Studies) and a doctoral student at the University of Hamburg. In her dissertation, she discusses theories of regional powers and evaluates to which extent they help to understand India’s position in South Asia. Ms Hanif studied political science with a focus on international relations at the universities of Regensburg and Barcelona. Read more

Melanie Hanif: India’s foreign policy, energy security and the nuclear deal

Introducing Melanie Hanif

Melanie HanifMelanie Hanif is a research fellow at the GIGA (German Institute of Global and Area Studies) and a doctoral student at the University of Hamburg. In her dissertation, she discusses theories of regional powers and evaluates to which extent they help to understand India’s position in South Asia. Ms Hanif studied political science with a focus on international relations at the universities of Regensburg and Barcelona. Read more

Donald Abelson: Think tanks – definition, their influence and US foreign policy

Introducing Donald Abelson

Donald AbelsonDonald Edward Abelson is Professor of the Department of Political Science at the University of Western Ontario. Moreover, he is Director of the Canada-US Institute and of the Centre for American Studies. Professor Abelson received his BA in Political Science from the University of Toronto. Subsequently, he obtained an MA and Ph.D in Political Studies from Queen’s University (Kingston, Ontario) and an MA in Journalism from The University of Western Ontario. Read more

Mahdi Ahouie: 4-Iran’s relationship with China, India and Russia

Introducing Mahdi Ahouie

Mahdi AhouieMahdi Ahouie (Tehran, 1977) is Post-doctoral Research Fellow at the Foundation for Interreligious and Intercultural Research and Dialogue in Geneva.

He has obtained a PhD in International Relations at L’Institut de Hautes Études Internationales et du Développement (HEID, University of Geneva). Read more

Mahdi Ahouie: 3-Iran’s geographic complexity, defensive capacity, US military invasion

Introducing Mahdi Ahouie

Mahdi AhouieMahdi Ahouie (Tehran, 1977) is Post-doctoral Research Fellow at the Foundation for Interreligious and Intercultural Research and Dialogue in Geneva.

He has obtained a PhD in International Relations at L’Institut de Hautes Études Internationales et du Développement (HEID, University of Geneva). Read more

Mahdi Ahouie: 2-Iran’s nuclear program, Bushehr, Non Proliferation Treaty

Introducing Mahdi Ahouie

Mahdi AhouieMahdi Ahouie (Tehran, 1977) is Post-doctoral Research Fellow at the Foundation for Interreligious and Intercultural Research and Dialogue in Geneva.

He has obtained a PhD in International Relations at L’Institut de Hautes Études Internationales et du Développement (HEID, University of Geneva). Read more

Mahdi Ahouie: 1-Iran’s foreign policy objectives, security concerns, global position

Introducing Mahdi Ahouie

Mahdi AhouieMahdi Ahouie (Tehran, 1977) is Post-doctoral Research Fellow at the Foundation for Interreligious and Intercultural Research and Dialogue in Geneva.

He has obtained a PhD in International Relations at L’Institut de Hautes Études Internationales et du Développement (HEID, University of Geneva). Read more

James Rogers: 3-European Union – Foreign policy, communitarianism and civilisation

Introducing James Rogers

James RogersJames Rogers is a PhD student at Cambridge University. In the last interview in a series of three, he elaborates on the global position and foreign policy of the European Union. The first interview provides a theoretical introduction, the second interview deals with the grand strategy of the European Union. Read more

James Rogers: 2-European Union – Grand strategy, normative power and military policy

Introducing James Rogers

James RogersJames Rogers is a PhD student at Cambridge University. In this second interview in a series of three, he defines the concept ‘Grand Strategy’ and applies it to the European Union. The first interview provides a theoretical introduction, the third interview deals with the foreign policy and global position of the European Union. Read more

James Rogers: 1-European Union – Geopolitical and chronopolitical othering

Introducing James Rogers

James RogersJames Rogers is a PhD student at Cambridge University. In the first part of a series of three interviews, he discusses the methodology and concepts of his recent research regarding the global strategy and foreign policy of the European Union. Mr Rogers addresses the last two topics in the second interview and third interview. Read more