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Daniela Pioppi

Scientific advisor

Daniela Pioppi is Senior Fellow at the Mediterranean and Middle East Programme of the Istituto Affari Internazionali (IAI) and associate professor of contemporary history of Arab countries at L'Orientale University of Naples. Trained as an Arabist and a political scientist (first degree in Oriental Studies, University of Rome 'La Sapienza', MA in comparative politics of the Middle East, SOAS, London University, and PhD in Political Science at the University of Pisa), she has a vast experience of field research in the Arab world. Her main research interests are comparative politics of the Middle East and North Africa region with a special emphasis on the recent evolution of Islamist movements/parties. She has directed several international research projects and she is the coordinator of POWER2YOUTH, a research project funded under the 7th programme framework of the EU.


Middle East
North Africa