Dr. Ali Bakir

Research Assistant Professor Qatar University .

Dr. Ali Bakir is a research assistant professor at Qatar University's Ibn Khaldon Center for Humanities and Social Sciences. He is also a nonresident senior fellow at the Atlantic Council's "Scowcroft Middle East Security Initiative," working on the strategic, geopolitical, security, and inter-regional trends and dynamics in the Middle East, with a particular focus on Turkey's foreign and defense policies, Turkey-Arab/Gulf ties, and the Gulf security. Bakir is a senior foreign policy and security analyst and consultant with over 15 years of professional experience working with senior officials, decision-makers, and stakeholders for governmental, non-governmental, and private sector institutions.

About Workshops

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  • December 31, 2023 : Deadline to apply as a paper presenter
  • May 31, 2024 : Deadline paper submission
  • July 9 - 11, 2024: Gulf Research Meeting (GRM)
  • Note there is no deadline to register as a listening participant. However, seats are limited in each workshop and registration for non-paper presenters will be allowed on a space available basis.

GRM 2020


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