Dastan Jasim

Doctoral Researcher

Dastan Jasim

  • Short CV

    • Since 10/2020: Research Fellow at the GIGA Institute for Middle East Studies and member of the GIGA Doctoral Programme

    • 06/2017 – 01/2021: Conflict Researcher for the Heidelberg Institute for International Conflict Research on Kurdish conflicts in Iraq and Syria

    • 07 - 09/2019: Visiting Scholar at the Center for Gender and Development Studies (CGDS) at the American University of Iraq - Sulaimaniya

    • 10/2017 - 02/2019: Student assistant at GESIS - Leibniz Institute for Social Sciences, Mannheim

    • 08–09/2018: Internship at the GIGA Institute for Asian Studies

    • Education: M.A. in Political Science & Assyriology, Heidelberg University; B.A. in Social Sciences, University of Stuttgart

    Current Research

    • Kurdish Studies

    • Democratization & Decentralization

    • Political Sociology
    • Security policy in & around Kurdistan

    • Survey data harmonization

    Countries and Regions

    • Kurdistan

    • Iraq
    • Iran
    • Syria
    • Turkey

    Dissertation

    • Civic Culture without a State: Conceptualizing Kurdish Civic Culture in Iraq, Iran, Turkey and Syria between State-Control and Resistance

    Dastan Jasim

    Doctoral Researcher

    Dastan.Jasim@giga-hamburg.de


    Blog Article | 10/2022

    Iran Protests: Reform, Revolution, or Status Quo?

    The demands of the protesters for regime change are a clear manifestation of the deep frustration and the loss of hope for reform among the Iranian public and seem to signal that the time is ripe for comprehensive change.

    Frankfurter Rundschau | Interview | 18/01/2023

    Erdogan vor Eskalation in der Kurden-Frage? „Der Westen spielt auf Zeit“

    Die Türkei droht weiter mit einer Eskalation in Nordsyrien, der Westen bleibt offenbar passiv. Was steckt dahinter? Expertin Dastan Jasim sieht mehrere Gründe.

    Podcast Tonspur Wissen | Interview | 18/10/2022

    Podcast "Tonspur Wissen": Proteste im Iran

    Zunächst gingen Frauen und Studentinnen auf die Straße, jetzt dehnen sich die Proteste im Iran aus. Über die langfristigen Auswirkungen unterhält sich Ursula Weidenfeld im Podcast-Gespräch mit Dastan Jasim, die zu kurdischen Fragen im Nahen Osten forscht und sich auch für Menschenrechte einsetzt.

    ak - analyse & kritik | Expert Comment / Guest Contribution | 18/10/2022

    Revolution in Şino

    Speaker, Speaker, Speaker, Speaker, Moderator | 07/12/2022

    The Fight for Equal Rights and Freedom in Iran

    This GIGA Forum addresses the root causes of the protests in Iran and their significance at the domestic, regional, and international levels.

    Shukriya Bradost

    Gilda Sahebi

    Marcus Michaelsen

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