Professor Farid Mirbagheri

SM Farid Mirbagheri is Professor of International Relations and holds the Dialogue Chair in Middle Eastern Studies at the University of Nicosia. He studied in the UK and received his BA and PhD in International Relations from Keele University, England. His areas of research include dialogue of civilizations, Shi’ism, and the contribution of Islamic mysticism to the theory of International Relations. Author of many publications his latest book, on War & Peace in Islam: A Critique of Islamist Political Discourses, was published by Palgrave in 2012.