Mohammed Alrmizan

Asian Studies Program

Mohammed Alrmizan is an Associate Fellow at the KFCRIS for the period between November 2021 and April 2022. He joined the KFCRIS in August 2017. He obtained his MA in Journalism from the Istanbul University in Turkey and his BA in Media Studies from the University of Wisconsin in the US. Alrmizan’s research interests focus on Turkey’s internal politics and foreign policy, Turkish media, Arab diaspora and diasporic media in Turkey, and Saudi foreign policy in the Caucasus.


Publications at the KFCRIS

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

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

Book Review of Turkish-Saudi Relations, Cooperation and Competition in the Middle East by Sinem Cengiz (2020), Turkish Studies, 2021.

Book Review of The Ottoman Twilight in the Arab Lands: Turkish Memoirs and Testimonies of the Great War by Selim Deringil (2019), Bosphorus Review of Books, 2021.

Book Review of Turkey, Kemalism and the Soviet Union. Problems of modernization, ideology and interpretation by Vahram Ter-Matevosyan (2019),Turkish Studies, 2020.

Book Review of Mediating America: Black and Irish Press and the Struggle for Citizenship 1870–1914 by Brian Shott (2019)American Journalism, 2019.

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.