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Dr Samer Bakkour

Research Associate

Research interests

 Key themes and perspectives in International Relations have been developed through my presentations in a series of international workshops and seminars, so my themses concentrates on the Middle Easatern Studies (Syrian issues, the Arab Gulf,  and International Realltions). 

In building upon my empirical and theoretical academic background and expertise, my previous and current research draw upon techniques of historical and political analysis.  Moreover, I have endeavoured to get many training courses in this field such as emergence of ME part I II, Syrian Civil War course, Arab Spring causes and outcomes, and Islam, the Middle East, and the west. 



I work in the Centre of Kurd Studies a research with Prof. Gareth Stansfield in the Middle Eastern Studies, with specific topic about Syria, Kurd and the international relations.

I involve with University of Cambridge as a Consultant in updating, correcting, supervising most of the primary and high schools courses in the Middle East.

I Planed and delivered lectures and tutorials in the department of Politics in the college of Social Sciences and international studies In the University of Exeter. I also conduct workshops to second year and first year students in the department and supervise their presentation and assignments. I am also involved in the assessment of students’ written assignments. I involved in three modules: politics of economics, politics of the world’s economics and I am currently involved in module of the politics and economics in the Middle East. I have published many article in peer review journal and some of them in the pipeline

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