People

Ali Dogan

Research Fellow

Phone: +49-(0)30-80307-144

Ali Dogan is a research fellow at the ZMO and is writing his doctoral thesis on the cooperation between the German Federal Intelligence Service and the Iraqi intelligence services from 1969-1990 at the Otto Suhr Institute (FU Berlin). Prior to this, he worked as a consultant for the German-Saudi Arabian Liaison Office for Economic Affairs (incl. Bahrain & Jemen). In his function he advised the DIHK, the BMWi and various delegations from the business community and participated in regional conferences. He received his B.A. in Near and Middle Eastern Studies (LMU Munich), his first M.A. in the "German and Turkish Masters Program in Social Sciences" (METU Ankara, HU Berlin - supported by the AA and DAAD) and his second M.A. in Peace and Security Studies (IFSH, University of Hamburg). Besides his native languages German and Turkish, he speaks English, French, Arabic and has basic knowledge of Hebrew.

 Ali Dogan
Ali Dogan

Positions

Since 2019
Research Fellow at ZMO Project: ‘Learning Intelligence: The Exchange of Secret Service Knowledge between Germany and the Arab Middle East 1960 – 2010’
2018 - 2019
Consultant – German-Saudi Arabian Liaison Office for Economic Affairs (incl. Bahrain & Jemen)

Education

Since 2019
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Freie-Universität Berlin, Otto-Suhr-Institut für Politikwissenschaft
2017 - 2018
Master of Arts: Peace and Security Studies (University of Hamburg, IFSH)
2015 - 2017
Master of Arts (Dual Degree) German and Turkish Masters Program in Social Sciences (Middle East Technical University in Ankara, until 2016) (Humboldt University in Berlin, until 2017)
2012 - 2015
Bachelor of Arts Studies of the Near and Middle East (Ludwig-Maximilians University Munich)

Languages

  • German
  • Turkish
  • English
  • Arabic
  • French
  • Hebrew

Scholarships

05/2020
DMG Travel Grant
02/2018 - 05/2018
HamburGlobal Scholarship
05/2018
Scholarship „Verein zur Förderung des Instituts für Friedensforschung e.V.“ (VFIF)
10/2016 - 09/2017
DAAD Scholarship

Conferences

“Policing Measures on Iraqi Kurds during the Iran Iraq War 1980-1988” at the Middle East Studies Association (MESA), Washington D.C. [online] October 8th, 2020.

“Intelligence Agencies and Transnationalization of Raison d’état. A Critical Realist Perspective” at the Deutsche Vereinigung für Politikwissenschaft (DVPW), Freiburg [online] October 8th, 2020.

Memberships

  • Middle East Studies Association (MESA)
  • Deutsche Arbeitsgemeinschaft Vorderer Orient (DAVO)

Workshop

Theory Workshop of the Young Scholars Group "Asia Studies", IR Theories and Paradigms, 31.01.- 02.02.2020