Daniela Huber

Head of the Mediterranean and Middle East Programme; The International Spectator co-editor
Middle East
North Africa
US foreign policy
EU external relations

Daniela Huber is Head of the Mediterranean and Middle East Programme at the Istituto Affari Internazionali (IAI) and Editor of The International Spectator. She is also adjunct professor at Roma Tre University where she teaches a M.A. course on International Politics. She holds the Italian national habilitation to function as associate professor in Political Science (2017; unanimous approval), a Ph.D. from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem (2013), an M.A. in International Relations from the Free University of Berlin (2006) and a B.A. in Political Science from the Eberhard Karls University of Tübingen (2003).
Currently, she is work package leader in the H2020 project EU-LISTCO, researcher in the Jean-Monnet Network EUMENIA, and mentor in the Marie-Curie funded European Joint Doctorate Programme GEM-STONES. She has won and scientifically co-coordinated the European Commission funded Horizon 2020 Project MEDRESET between 2016 and 2019. She has also won individual research grants from the Friedrich Ebert Foundation and the Gerda Henkel Foundation.
Her research interests include IR theories and methodologies, international relations and contemporary politics in the Middle East, as well as EU and US foreign policy towards and their role in conflicts in the Middle East. On these issues, she has published two monographs (Palgrave and State University of New York Press), 13 peer-reviewed articles, 7 edited books, 6 book chapters and numerous research papers and commentaries. She has worked for the United Nations and the Friedrich Ebert Foundation in the Middle East and has pursued extensive field research in the region as she lived for 5 years in Jerusalem, and organized/participated in workshops and conferences in Iran, Jordan, Lebanon, Morocco, Tunisia and Turkey.

From Tectonic Shifts to Winds of Change in North Africa and the Middle East: Europe’s Role

Nathalie Tocci, Riccardo Alcaro, Francesca Caruso [...]
Rome, IAI, March 2021, 15 p.
In: IAI Papers

The International Dimension of the Israel-Palestinian Conflict. A Post-Eurocentric Approach

Daniela Huber
Albany, State University of New York Press, 2021, xiv, 207 p.
In: Books

Equal Rights as a Basis for Just Peace: a European Paradigm Shift for Israel/Palestine

Daniela Huber
Rome, IAI, January 2021, 5 p.
In: IAI Commentaries

The EU in the world: The progressive potential

Daniela Huber
in Constellations, Vol. 27, No. 4 (December 2020), p. 621-630
In: Other papers/articles

Multipolarismo competitivo, problemi economici e dinamiche interne: Tunisia e Algeria tra resilienza e fragilità

Dario Cristiani,
Rome, Nuova Cultura, October 2020, 47 p.
In: Quaderni IAI

Ten Years Into the Arab Uprising: Images of EU's Presence, Practices, and Alternatives in the Mediterranean Space

Daniela Huber
in European Foreign Affairs Review, Vol. 25, Special Issue (2020), p. 131-150
In: Other papers/articles

Contesting 'EU as Empire' from Within? Analysing European Perceptions on EU Presence and Practices in the Mediterranean

Maria Cristina Paciello, Daniela Huber
in European Foreign Affairs Review, Vol. 25, Special Issue (2020), p. 109-130
In: Other papers/articles

Towards a More Reflexive EU in the Mediterranean

Maria Cristina Paciello, Daniela Huber
Rome, IAI, July 2019, 14 p.

A New Venice Declaration from a "Coalition of the Lead Donors" on Israel/Palestine

Daniela Huber
Rome, IAI, April 2019, 6 p.
In: IAI Commentaries