Okutman M.Soliman Al-Zawawy

Lecturer at Middle East Institute, PhD researcher, Master's degree from Euro-Mediterranean Studies Department, Faculty of Economics and Political Science, Cairo University, BA from same university 2002. Worked as a Senior Researcher and head of International Relations Unit at Arab Center for Humanitarian Studies in Cairo from 2009 – 2015, have 5 published books in different areas of specializations, among them are Political Islam, Strategic and National Security issues, and Regional Politics of the Middle East.

Published Books:

  • (Book) Sea of Fire: The Rise of Struggle Catalysts in Eastern Mediterranean; published by Al Bayan Center for Research and Studies, Saudi Arabia 2015, 255 pages.
  • (Book) Islamist in Egypt: Readings in their Classifications, Doctrines and Practice, published by Al Masry Center for Studies and Information, Al-Masry Al Youm Corporation, 2013.
  • (Book) National Security of Egypt and the Transformation of Regional Environment after the Arab Spring, 2013; published by the Arab Center for Humanitarian Studies, Cairo, Egypt.
  • (Book) New Turkey in a New world: Dimensions of Regional Turkish Influence; published by the Arab Center for Humanitarian Studies, Cairo, 2010.

Research Papers and Conferences:

  • Understanding non-State Actors in the Middle East: Egyptian Salafi Movement as a case study, presented to the Arab-Turkish Congress of Social Sciences: ATCOSS-2011.
  • American – Russian Influence and War of Bases, published in Assabeel Newspaper, Jordan, 25th June, 2010, and in a number of other journals.
  • Conference of Middle East politics and society, Sakarya University, Turkey, 9 – 11 October 2012, a Chair in the opening session entitled Islamic parties in the Arab Spring, and a participation with a research paper entitled: "Iran's role in the Syrian revolution: Dimensions and Consequences".
  • Third annual conference, "Democracy and the Arab Spring: Opportunities and Challenges", October 6 University, Egypt, from May 9 to 10, 2012, a paper entitled: "The Arab Spring and the role of the Gulf."
  • First Conference for the future of the media in Egypt, the organization of Al-Tagheeir newspaper and a range of political parties, a paper entitled: "The media and advertising system in the battle of influence", the Semiramis Intercontinental Hotel, Cairo, 29th December, 2012
  • 5th ATCOSS conference in Morocco, November 2015, a paper titled: Role of Armed Militias in Undermining Regional Security.
  • Third ORMER congress 2016, a paper titled: Toward Forming a Revolutionary Front: Challenges and Opportunities, and a chair in one session.