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Dr Allan Hassaniyan

Lecturer in Middle East Politics

Dr Allan Hassaniyan obtained his PhD in Kurdish Studies from the Centre for Kurdish Studies at the University of Exeter. His doctoral research 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.

Hassaniyan is currently a Lecturer in Middle East Politics, at the Institute of Arab and Islamic Studies, at the University of Exeter. His research interests comprise contemporary Kurdish politics, Kurdish nationalism and national movement, environmental activism, civil society and political and cultural activism in Iranian Kurdistan. 

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