Teaching Fellow, Durham University
Dr Marzieh Kouhi Esfahani's research focuses on Iran’s foreign policy, particularly its regional policy in the Middle East and South Caucasus.
Prior to joining Durham University, she held different positions in the Iranian private sector and non-governmental organisations including the International Centre for Dialogue among Civilizations and Tehran International Studies and Research Institute where she managed the establishment of Iran’s first web-based digital library of politics and international relations, undertook research and held several national and international events.
Fighting between Armenia and Azerbaijan intensified in early October over Nagorno-Karabakh, the disputed region in the South Caucasus at the centre of a conflict that has lasted for more than three decades. The South...