Munqeth Othman Agha is a non-resident scholar at the Middle East Institute. He is a doctoral student at the School of International Studies, University of Trento, and a researcher at the Syrian Memory Institute (Arab Center for Research and Policy Studies). His research concentrates on the relationship between political violence and the urban environment, local governance, post-conflict reconstruction, and humanitarian and development aid, with a primary focus on the Syrian conflict. He has previously been published by the Rosa-Luxemburg-Stiftung, Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS), and Institute of International Affairs (IAI).

Ph.D. International Studies, University of Trento (2024)
MA Conflict, Security and Development, University of Sussex
MSc Development Economics, University of Clermont-Auvergne

Countries of expertise
Syria, Jordan

Issues of expertise
Post-conflict reconstruction; early recovery; local governance; political violence; social movements.

Arabic, English, Italian

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