Daniela Huber

Position: 
Head of the Mediterranean and Middle East Programme; The International Spectator co-editor
Expertise: 
Israel
Middle East
North Africa
Palestine
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.

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.
In: MEDRESET Papers

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

Resetting Euro-Med Relations: Taking Local Needs Seriously

Daniela Huber, Maria Cristina Paciello
in Andrea Teti (ed.), The EU's Partnership with the Southern Mediterranean: Challenges to Cohesion and Democracy, Brussels, Greens/EFA in the European Parliament, March 2019, p. 18-24
In: Other papers/articles

The Mediterranean: A Space of Division, Disparity and Separation

Daniela Huber, Asma Nouira, Maria Cristina Paciello
Rome, IAI, November 2018, 25 p.
In: MEDRESET Papers

The EU and 50 Years of Occupation: Resistant to or Complicit with Normalization?

Daniela Huber
in Middle East Critique, Vol. 27, No. 4, p. 351-364
In: Other papers/articles

Forty Years of Camp David, Forty Years Without Peace

Daniela Huber
Rome, IAI, September 2018, 14 p.
In: IAI Papers

Bringing Social Justice and Human Rights Back In

Daniela Huber, Maria Cristina Paciello
Rome, IAI, May 2018, 23 p.
In: MEDRESET Papers