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Dr Roxane Farmanfarmaian

Dr  Roxane Farmanfarmaian

Principal Investigator, University of Cambridge-Al-Jazeera Media Project

Affiliated Lecturer & Sr. Research Assoc., Department of Politics and International Studies


Research Interests

Roxane Farmanfarmaian obtained her BSc from Princeton University in Near East Studies, and her MPhil and DPhil from the Centre of International Studies (now part of POLIS) at the University of Cambridge. In 2013, she was awarded a £150K 1-year research grant from Al-Jazeera Media Corp. to investigate the role of a liberated media in developing political narrative in transitional Tunisia. She teaches international politics and energy security on both the MPhil and MStudies programmes in the area of the modern Middle East and North Africa.  She is a founding member of the POLIS- affiliated Centre for the International Relations of the Middle East and North Africa (CIRMENA), www.cirmena.org.uk.  From 2002-2005 she was editor of the Cambridge Review of International Affairs (CRIA).