Dr. Azadeh Zamirirad

Dr. Azadeh Zamirirad


Research Division: Middle East and Africa
Deputy Head of Research Division

azadeh.zamirirad(at)swp-berlin.org

2009–2015 Lecturer (international and comparative politics), University of Potsdam

2008–2014 Editor of the journal WeltTrends

2005–2007 Project coordinator of the DAAD-funded university cooperations of Potsdam University with the Sadat Academy for Management Sciences Cairo and the University of Tehran

2001–2006 M.A. Political Science | American Studies, University of Potsdam


SWP Publications (selection):

Stephan Roll, Azadeh Zamirirad

Détente in the Gulf Region – Saudi Arabia and Iran Agree on Zones of Influence

in: Lars Brozus (ed.)
While We Were Planning

Unexpected Developments in International Politics. Foresight Contributions 2018

Contributions to Research Papers 2018/RP 05, September 2018, 46 Pages, S. 21-25

Corentin Brustlein, James Dobbins, Dalia Dassa Kaye, Oliver Meier, Marco Overhaus, Neil Quilliam, Charles Ries, Dorothée Schmid, Sanam Vakil, Azadeh Zamirirad

Saving Transatlantic Cooperation and the Iran Nuclear Deal

A View from Europe and the United States

SWP Comment 2018/C 09, February 2018, 4 Pages
Azadeh Zamirirad

Russia Replaces the United States as Iraq’s Security Partner

in: Sabine Fischer, Margarete Klein (eds.)
Conceivable Surprises

Eleven Possible Turns in Russia’s Foreign Policy

Contributions to Research Papers 2016/RP 10, October 2016, 78 Pages, S. 35-39

In the Media/ »Point of View« (selection):

Oliver Meier, Azadeh Zamirirad

What Europe can do now to save the nuclear deal with Iran

In response to Tehran’s announcement that it will no longer be implementing parts of the nuclear agreement, the EU should do everything it can to avert the danger of the accord’s full collapse and create the necessary conditions to normalise trade relations with Iran. An assessment by Oliver Meier and Azadeh Zamirirad.

Point of View, May 2019

SWP Comments

Denis M. Tull
UN Peacekeeping in Mali

Time to Adjust Minusma’s Mandate


Melanie Müller, Laura Kotzur
Sense of Frustration

The Debate on Land Reform in South Africa


SWP Research Papers

Stephan Roll
A Sovereign Wealth Fund for the Prince

Economic Reforms and Power Consolidation in Saudi Arabia


Muriel Asseburg, Wolfram Lacher, Mareike Transfeld
Mission Impossible?

UN Mediation in Libya, Syria and Yemen