Sussex Centre for Migration Research

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Dr Kamran Matin

Post:Senior Lecturer (International Relations)
Other posts:Lecturer (Centre for Global Political Economy)
Location:ARTS B B372
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UK:01273 678248
International:+44 1273 678248

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BA Development Studies (East Anglia, 2002); MSc Social Research Methods (Sussex, 2003); DPhil International Relations (Sussex, 2008)


*Senior Lecturer: International Relations
*Co-Editor: Minorities in West Asia and North Africa (MWANA) Series | Palgrave

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Selected Media Appearances and Public Engagements

  • (2020) Interview with BBC One TV on US-Iran tensions following the assasination of Qasem Soleimnai, January 7.

  • (2019) Interview with DW TV on anti-government protests in Iran. November 18.
  • (2017) Panellist in BBC Persian TV Safhey-e 2 programme on the independence referendum in Iraqi Kurdistan.

  • (2017) Panellist in Aljazeera’s ‘Inside Story’ on the implications of Iraqi Kurdistan’s independence referendum.

  • (2017) Interview with Radio France International (RFI) on Syrian offer of autonomy negotiation with Syrian Kurds.

  • (2017) Interview with Aljazeera’s ‘Newshour’ on Iraqi Kurdistan independence referendum.

  • (2016) Invited talk on 'Syrian Kurds' role in peace process' in the 13th international annual conference on The European Union, Turkey, Middle-East and the Kurds at the European Parliament.

  • (2016) Invited talk in the ‘ISIS attacks on Kobane and their effects on the region” conference held in the European Parliament.