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Moritz Pieper

Lecturer in International Relations
University of Salford

Dr Moritz Pieper is a lecturer in International Relations at the University of Salford. He completed his PhD at the University of Kent’s Brussels School of International Studies. During his time at Kent, he also was a visiting Research Fellow at China Foreign Affairs University (CFAU), Beijing, at the German Institute for International and Security Affairs (SWP), Brussels, and at the School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS), London.

Biography

Dr Moritz Pieper is a lecturer in International Relations at the University of Salford. He completed his doctoral research at the University of Kent’s Brussels School of International Studies, where he also taught International Relations Theories as a Teaching Assistant. During his studies, he gathered relevant work experience at the State Chancellery of Northrhine-Westphalia, the German Federal Foreign Office in Berlin, the Friedrich-Ebert-Foundation’s regional office in Moscow and the German embassy in Moscow.

Areas of Research / Professional Expertise

    Foreign and Security Policy, Russian foreign policy, Russian-Western relations, Area Studies in the post-Soviet space and the Middle East, sanctions, EU diplomacy, Common Foreign and Security Policy (CFSP), US Foreign Policy

Personal Interests

    Besides academia, Dr Pieper is a travel writer, and has published two travel books (one on his journey from China via Mongolia and Russia back to Europe on the landroute, published by Manuela-Kinzel-Verlag, 2016, another on his journey through the Western Balkans, published by Reisebuch-Verlag, 2017). He is also a marathon runner.  

Websites

Books

Featured Title
 Featured Title - Hegemony and Resistance - Pieper - 1st Edition book cover

Articles

The Conversation UK

How Trump’s travel ban differs from Obama’s visa restrictions


Published: Jan 31, 2017 by The Conversation UK
Authors: Moritz Pieper

Trump has pointed the finger at Obama for creating the list of seven countries in his new travel ban.

The Conversation UK

Purge of teachers and academics bulldozes through Turkish education


Published: Jul 21, 2016 by The Conversation UK
Authors: Moritz Pieper

Turkish higher education has got used to repression, but this is on another scale.

The Conversation UK

Iran: Europe eyes a new silk road – and squares up to Russia and China


Published: May 09, 2016 by The Conversation UK
Authors: Moritz Pieper

The most difficult aspect of trade in "post-sanctions" Tehran, is how to navigate the sanctions still in place.

South China Morning Post

Is Russia's involvement in international coalition against IS key in Syria?


Published: Sep 08, 2015 by South China Morning Post
Authors: Moritz Pieper

Moritz Pieper says Putin's apparent willingness for more diplomatic engagement strengthens the consensus that Syria must not be a destabilising black hole for the region

The Moscow Times

Why an Iran Deal Must Be Sealed Now


Published: Nov 17, 2014 by The Moscow Times
Authors: Moritz Pieper

Nothing is agreed until everything is agreed. This simple clause from the "joint plan of action" negotiated in Geneva last November between Iran and the P5+1 (the permanent Security Council members plus Germany) captures the spirit of the talks over Iran's controversial nuclear program as delegations enter the final negotiating phase before the Nov. 24 deadline. The seven negotiation teams are now a week away from a potentially historic nuclear deal with Iran.