Mohammed Alrmizan

Asian Studies Program

Mohammed Alrmizan is an Associate Fellow at KFCRIS for the period between November 2021 and April 2023. He was a Research Fellow at KFCRIS between August 2017 and November 2021. He obtained his MA in Turkish journalism from Istanbul University in Turkey and his BA in media studies from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee in the US. His research interests focus on Turkey’s foreign policy, public diplomacy, and transnationalism in the Middle East, Africa, and Central Asia. He is currently a doctoral researcher at City, University of London.



Publications at KFCRIS

Turkish Foreign Policy in Central Asia in the Era of Erdoğan: The Convergence of Pan-Turkism, Pragmatism, and Islamism,” Dirasat 64, 2022.

Georgia–Saudi Relations: Bilateral Motivations and Regional Challenges,” Special Report, 2021.

"Armenia and Saudi Arabia: Potential Diplomacy in Complex International Relations," Special Report, 2020.

Azerbaijan and Saudi Arabia: Bilateral Opportunities in a Changing Middle East,” Special Report, 2019.

The Historical Development of the Turkish Press: From Its Beginnings to the Present Day,” Dirasat, 2019.

Impacts of the Saudi Tourist Phenomenon on Turkey’s Tourism Industry: Examples from Trabzon,” Dirasat, 2018.

Turkey’s Attitude toward Iraqi Kurdistan: Monday’s Referendum Was Not Serious,” Commentary, 2017.


Major Works

"The Arabs and the Muslims: Between Diaspora and Transnationalism," Diaspora Studies, 2022.

"Arab Diasporic Media in Turkey: A Story of (Trans)national Narratives in the Middle East," Journal of Applied Journalism & Media Studies, 2020.

"An Interview with Erik-Jan Zürcher, the Turkish Studies Professor at Leiden University by Mohammed Aldujayn, 26 February 2018, Amsterdam, The Netherlands," Journal of the Ottoman and Turkish Studies Association, 2018.