Middle East and International Relations
Below a snapshot of some of our researchers with expertise on the Middle East and in the field of international relations.
For specific questions or to get in touch with a researcher not listed on this page, please call the UvA Press Office on +31 (0)20 525 2695 or send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Paul Aarts carries out research on the Middle East, Islam and the Arab Spring.
drs. P.W.H. (Paul) Aarts
P.W.H.Aarts@uva.nl |Go to detailpage
Dr Catherine Brölmann
Catherine Brölmann carries out research into general public international law, law of international organisation(s), international rule of law, rule-making processes, interaction between national and international legal order, theory of international law, law of treaties, collective human rights, international law and governance of natural resources.
T: +31 (0)20 525 2705/2632
mr. dr. C.M. (Catherine) Brölmann
C.M.Brolmann@uva.nl | T: 0205252705Go to detailpage
Prof. Brian Burgoon
Brian Burgoon is professor of International and Comparative Political Economy. His areas of expertise are economic globalisation, immigration and international conflicts.
T: +31 (0)20 525 3189/2262
Prof. B.M. (Brian) Burgoon
B.M.Burgoon@uva.nl | T: 0205253189Go to detailpage
Dr Michiel Leezenberg
Michiel Leezenberg carries out research into the emergence of national languages in the Ottoman Empire and role of the humanities in the formation of national identities. In addition, he specialises in the Islam and the Kurdish question.
T: +31 (0)20 525 4869
dr. M.M. (Michiel) Leezenberg
M.M.Leezenberg@uva.nl | T: 0205254869Go to detailpage
Dr Niek Pas
Niek Pas is an historian. His main area of expertise is French politics and culture during the 19th and 20th century. His is currently doing research on developments taking place in France under the leadership of president Emmanuel Macron and on the postcolonial history of Algeria.
T: +31 (0)20 525 44 52/64
dr. N.G. (Niek) Pas
N.G.Pas@uva.nl | T: 0205254452Go to detailpage
Prof. Ellen Rutten
Ellen Rutten is professor of Literature, with a focus on Slavonic literature and culture. Her research focuses on literature, image and social media in and regarding Eastern Europe.
T: +31 (0)20 525 5518
prof. dr. E. (Ellen) Rutten
E.Rutten1@uva.nl | T: 0205255518Go to detailpage
Dr Robbert Woltering
Robbert Woltering conducts research on the image the West and Europe have in today’s Arabic-speaking world, the public debate held in the Arab states, political movements in the Middle East and political Islam. His regional specialism is Egypt.
T: +31 (0)20 525 4685
dr. R.A.F.L. (Robbert) Woltering
R.A.F.L.Woltering@uva.nl | T: 0205254685Go to detailpage