Post: Departmental Lecturer in Politics and International Relations of the Middle East
E-mail: marwa.daoudy [AT] politics.ox.ac.uk
Phone Number: +44 (0)1865 278704 (DPIR) +44 (0) 1865 284741 (MEC
College: St Antony's College
Room 166, Manor Road Building (DPIR)
St Antony's College, Oxford, OX2 6JF. (MEC)
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Dr Marwa Daoudy (PhD (Geneva))
Post: Departmental Lecturer in Politics and International Relations of the Middle East
Marwa Daoudy is Departmental lecturer in the Department of Politics and International Relations (DPIR), and the Middle East Centre (St Antony’s College). In 2011-2012, she received a teaching and research fellowship from Princeton University to join the Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs as visiting scholar (on research leave from Oxford).
She is a referee for scientific journals such as the British Journal of Middle Eastern Studies, Contemporary Security Policy, International Negotiation, Politique et Sociétés, the Journal of Human Development, the Journal of Peace Research (JPR), Water Alternatives and others. She has also joined several international academic and professional communities, including the International Institute for Strategic Studies (IISS), the Middle East Studies Association (MESA), the Oxford Water Security Network, the French Association of Political Science (AFSP), the International Studies Association (ISA). In parallel to her academic work, she provides strategic advice as senior policy advisor to the United Nations Program for Development (UNDP) on the Middle East peace negotiations. She has also collaborated as consultant and advisor for governmental agencies (France, Sweden, Switzerland), multilateral organisations (European Commission, European Council, International Labour Organisation, UNESCO-World Water Assessment Programme for the World Water Development Report, United Nations Development Programme, UN-Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia), research centres (Bertelsmann Group for Policy Research), non-governmental organisations (Swedish International Water Institute, Transparency International), and the private sector (Oxford Analytica, finance, legal). She has joined scientific committees of organisations such as UNESCO-International Shared Aquifer Resources Management (ISARM), the Swedish International Water Institute (SIWI), as well as the advisory board of Track II regional efforts (the Euphrates-Tigris Initiative for Cooperation, ETIC). Dr. Daoudy designs and carries out executive training for international practitioners, MBA students, managers and diplomats in the field of negotiation theory, conflict resolution, and water security.
Research Areas and Interests
Security studies (non-traditional security, resource-based conflicts)
Negotiation theory and conflict resolution
Middle East politics (contemporary history, Arab-Israeli conflict, Islam in world politics).
In 2005, Marwa Daoudy’s book on “The Water Divide between Syria, Turkey and Iraq: Negotiation, Security and Power Asymetry” (CNRS Editions)was awarded the Ernest Lémonon Prize by the Academy of Moral and Political Sciences(Institut de France).She is currently writing a new book on the effectiveness of international peace negotiations and the role of third-party mediation, with a special focus on US mediation in the Middle East, Ireland and Bosnia-Herzegovina.
Previous Posts Held
Before joining the University of Oxford in September 2010, Marwa Daoudy was a lecturer in the Political Science department of the Graduate Institute for International and Develoment Studies in Geneva (2004-2009), and a visiting professor at the Université Libre de Bruxelles (postgraduate program in International Politics) and the University of Geneva (IOMBA). She was Visiting Fellow at Harvard University and the University of Pennsylvania (USA) and a post-doctoral researcher at the School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS) in London and the Centre for International Studies and Research in Paris (CERI, Fondation Nationale des Sciences Politiques, CNRS).
The International Relations and Politics of the Middle East (graduate and undergraduate teaching) jointly with Oriental Institute (Middle East Centre, St Antony’s College). At Princeton University, she taught an undergraduate and a graduate seminar on conflict and negotiation, resources and power in the Middle East.
RECENT MEDIA EXPERTISE
Bilan Magazine, (29 February 2012): "Syrie: Justice sociale, dignité et liberté"
Al-Jazeera, (5 January 2012): "The Case against Military Intervention in Syria" at http://www.aljazeera.com/indepth/opinion/2012/01/20121383736646147.html
Al-Jazeera, (12 August 2011): "Syria: the regime's war of attrition" at http://www.aljazeera.com/indepth/opinion/2011/08/201181074346547575.html
Interviews in Written Press:
Le Temps (Switzerland), 28 Dec 2011, 1 March/7 January/31 January/23 May 2012
Reuters, 23 December 2011: http://www.reuters.com/article/2011/12/23/us-syria-bombings-idUSTRE7BM18T20111223
TV Interviews and Debates
France 24-English (The Debate), 19 July 2012: http://www.france24.com/en/20120719-debate-The-Syrian-stalemate
France 24-English and French, News, 23 May, 6 July 2012
BBC World News (UK),Today's Programme with Zeina Badawi, 27 February 2012
France 24 - English (The Interview), 15 February 2012: http://www.france24.com/en/20120215-interview-marwa-daoudy-visiting-lecturer-internatinal-affairs-syria-bombardment-homs-free-army-united-nations
Russia Today (Russia), Crosstalk, 1st February 2012: http://rt.com/files/programs/crosstalk/syrious-questions-syria-assad/
Interviews on Radio:
WGBH/BBC (USA), The World, 27 June 2012
Radio Suisse Romande (RSR, Switzerland), Forum, 14 January 2012, 2 July 2012
National Public Radio (NPR, USA), All Things Considered, 2 June 2012
BBC World Service (UK), World Today, 9 February, 13 March 2012
BBC Radio 5 Live (UK), 25 January 2012
National Public Radio (NPR, USA), All Things Considered, 22 January: http://www.npr.org/2012/01/22/145610499/should-the-west-intervene-in-syria
BBC World News (UK), Newshour, 10 January 2012: http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p00mqsmh
CBC Radio (Canada), 5 January 2012: http.cbc.ca/day6/2012/01/06/syria/
WZBC-FM Radio News (USA), 7 January 2012
BOOKS / STUDIES
Negotiating Effective Peace: Uncertainty, Interests and Third-Party Mediation, work in progress.
Transboundary Water Cooperation as a Tool for Conflict Prevention and Broader Benefit-Sharing, (Joint Author) with Phillips, M., Mc Caffrey, S., Öjendal, J. & Turton, A.R., Stockholm, Ministry for Foreign Affairs Expert Group on Development Issues (EGDI), 2006.
Le partage des eaux entre la Syrie, la Turquie et l'Irak: négociation, sécurité et asymétrie des pouvoirs, CNRS Editions, Paris, 2005 (Ernest Lémonon Prize from the Académie des Sciences Morales et Politiques, Institut de France).
Le long chemin de Damas, la Syrie et les négociations de paix avec Israël, Les Etudes du CERI, Etude No. 119, Sciences Po-CNRS, Paris, November 2005.
Back to Conflict: The Securitisation of Water in Syrian-Turkish Relations (forthcoming) in Hinnebusch & Tur, eds., Turkey-Syria Relations: Between Enmity and Amity, Ashgate Publishers, forthcoming.
The Geopolitics of Water in the Middle East: Turkey as a Regional Power (2010) in Tvedt, Hagen & Chapman, eds., The Currents of Power: Water and the New World Order, Centre for Advanced Study, National Academy of Science and Letters, Norway & IB Tauris, London, pp. 395-418.
Getting Beyond the Environment-Conflict Trap: Benefit-Sharing in International River Basins (2010) in Earle, Jägerskog & Öjendal, eds., Transboundary Water Management, Swedish International Water Institute (SIWI), Stockholm, pp. 43-58.
State-Building (2009) in Chetail, ed., Lexicon on Post-Conflict and Peace-Building, Oxford University Press, Oxford, pp. 350-359.
Climate Change and Water: Climate Science, International Governance and Security (with V.
Ramaswamy), work in progress.
Asymmetric Power: Negotiating Water in the Euphrates and Tigris (2009), International Negotiation, Vol. 14, pp. 361-391.
Hydro-Hegemony and International Water Law: Laying Claims to Water Rights (2008), Water Policy, 10, Supplement 2, pp. 89-102.
From Conflict Transformation to Conflict Resolution (June 2008), The Middle East Institute, Viewpoints, No. 7, pp. 3-5.
Turquie: la guerre de l'eau n'a pas eu lieu (November 2007), Alternatives Internationales, Special Issue No. 5, pp. 61-64.
Benefit Sharing as a Tool for Conflict Transformation: Applying the Inter-SEDE Model to the Euphrates and Tigris (2007), The Economics of Peace and Security Journal, Special Edition on Water, Economics and Conflict, Vol. 2, No.2, pp. 26-32.
Une négociation en eaux troubles ou comment obtenir un accord en situation d'asymétrie (2006), Négociations, Vol. 2, pp. 59-75.
POLICY PAPERS, BOOK REVIEWS AND OTHER
Syria’s Perilous Arab Spring (forthcoming) in United Nations Association of the United Kingdom (UNA-UK), After the Arab Spring: Reconstruction and State-Building.
The Case against Foreign Military Intervention in Syria (5 January 2012), Al Jazeera online.
Syria: Revolution and Repression (October 2011) in Conservative Middle East Council (CMEC), The Arab Spring, Implications for British Policy, pp. 20-23.
Syria: The Regime's War of Attrition (12 August 2011), Al Jazeera online.
Syria at a Crossroads (May 2011), The World Today, The Royal Institute of International Affairs, Chatham House, pp. 29-31.
Rethinking the Environment and (In)security (22 March 2010), International Relations and Security Network (ISN), Special Report, ETH, Zurich.
L'hydropolitique et les relations internationales: Introduction (with J. Allouche) (January 2010), Dynamiques Internationales, no. 2.
Book Review (2009): Bridges Over Water, Understanding Transboundary Water Conflict, Negotiation and Cooperation, by Ariel Dinar, Shlomi Dinar, Stephen McCaffrey & Daene McKinney, Natural Resources Forum, Special Issue: Integrated Water Resources Management in Water-Stressed Countries, Vol. 33, Issue 1, pp. 94-95.
La quatrième frontière ou l'objectif stratégique de la guerre de Gaza (19 January 2009), Institut de Relations Internationales et Stratégiques (IRIS), Paris.
La guerre du Liban, conséquences régionales et internationales (December 2006), Lettre du CERMAM, Dossier, Centre d'Etudes et de Recherche sur le Monde Arabe et Méditerranéen, Geneva.
Eau et pouvoir: la relation stratégique Irak/Turquie (2005), Géostratégies, no. 7, Paris, pp. 9-118.