BiographyEzzeddine Abdelmoula, Manager of Research at Al Jazeera Centre for Studies. He holds a PhD in politics from Exeter University (2008-12), a Master of International politics from SOAS, London University (2002-03) and a Master of political philosophy from La Sorbonne, Paris (1992-93). He edited The Al Jazeera Decade (2006), Academic Research on Al Jazeera: a guide for PhDs, Masers & books 1996-2012, and translated “The Al Jazeera Effect” into Arabic (2010). Abdelmoula contributed research papers and book chapters including: “The Western Perspective on Modernity”, Islamiyatul Ma’arifah, Vol. 4, (April 1996). “A Non-systemic Approach to the Media-politics Relationship in the Arab World”, Journal of US-China Public Administration, Vol. 9, (May 2011). “The Role of the Media in Tunisia’s Revolution, in The Tunisian Revolution: Causes, Contexts and Challenges, (2012). “The Tunisian Experience of Democratic Transition, Al Jazeera Center for Studies (2013), “Al-Jazeera & Televised Revolution: The Case of Tunisia”, in The Handbook of the Arab Spring: Reflections on Democratization (2014). His recently published “Al Jazeera and Democratization: the Rise of the Arab Public Sphere” (Routledge 2015).
Areas of Research / Professional Expertise
Democratization, Internatioanal Politics, Political Philosophy, Middle Eastern Studies, Media and politicis, Political Islam
Published: Jun 14, 2015 by Journal of US-China Public Administration
Authors: Ezzeddine Abdelmoula
Subjects: Media and Cultural Studies
The relationship between media and politics is undergoing substantial changes, and serious challenges face the very basic notions of state power, authority and sovereignty. Focusing on the case of Al Jazeera, this paper looks at the changing relationship between media and politics from a non-systemic perspective. While the political systems in the Arab world remain largely authoritarian, parts of the Arab media operate in a relatively independent atmosphere.
Published: Jun 14, 2015
Dr. Ezzeddine Abdelmoula Interviewed by the National Bulgarian Television (BNT) on the Middle East and the rise of armed conflicts and groups