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Sirous Amerian M.A, B.A.

Tutor

Centre for Defence and Security Studies

Sirous Amerian, was Born in Mashhad, Iran. he has a B.A. from Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, and an M.A. in Indian Studies from the University of Tehran and is currently undertaking Doctoral Studies at CDSS Massey University. he regularly contributes on issues relating to Middle East security and Iranian Politics to outlets such as the Atlantic Council and LSE Middle East Centre.

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Professional

Contact details

  • Location: 6.07, Social Sciences Tower
    Campus: Turitea

Qualifications

  • Master of Arts - University of Tehran (2015)
  • Bachelor of Arts - Ferdowsi University of Mashhad (2012)

Research Expertise

Area of Expertise

Field of research codes
Government and Politics of Asia and the Pacific (160606): International Relations (160607): Political Science (160600): Studies In Human Society (160000)

Research Outputs

Book

Amerian, S. (2016). An overview of the structures of the Indian armed forces. In M. Tisheyar (Ed.) Politics and Society in India. Tehran, Iran: Tehran International Studies & Research Institute (TISRI)
[Chapter]Authored by: Amerian, S.

Thesis

Amerian, S. (2014). China Factor in Indo-US rapprochement. (Master's Thesis, University of Tehran)
[Masters Thesis]Authored by: Amerian, S.

Conference

Amerian, S. (2018, November). Balancing Strategies of UAE and Saudi Arabia against Iran: a Dynamic Balancing Model Perspective. Presented at New Zealand Political Studies Association 2018 Annual Conference. Victoria University of Wellington.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Amerian, S.
Amerian, S., & Marzban, B. (2015). Construction of otherness in the CBS’s sitcom, the big bang theory. In M. Khoshsaliqeh (Ed.) Selected Papers of 2nd Conference on Interdisciplinary Approaches to Language Teaching, Literature and Translation Studies. (pp. 176 - 184). Mashhad, Iran: 2nd Conference on Interdisciplinary Approaches to Language Teaching, Literature and Translation Studies
[Conference Paper in Published Proceedings]Authored by: Amerian, S.

Other

Amerian, S. (2019). Justifying Iran's Missile Program. : Australian Institue of International Affairs - Australian Outlook
[Internet publication]Authored by: Amerian, S.
Amerian, S. (2018). US Asian Allies Should Take a More Active Role in Preserving the Iran Deal. : The Atlantic Council
[Internet publication]Authored by: Amerian, S.
Amerian, S. (2018). Why does Iran need ballistic missiles?. : The Defense Post
[Internet publication]Authored by: Amerian, S.
Amerian, S. (2017). US Credibility as a Negotiator Rests on the Iran Nuclear Deal. : Atlantic Council
[Internet publication]Authored by: Amerian, S.
Amerian, S. (2017). Hardliners Intensify Attacks on Rouhani Post-election. : Atlantic Council
[Internet publication]Authored by: Amerian, S.
Amerian, S. (2017). What Would Happen in Iran if US Reneges on the Nuclear Deal. : Atlantic Council
[Internet publication]Authored by: Amerian, S.
Amerian, S. (2017). Hostile State-run Media Challenges Rouhani. : Atlantic Council
[Internet publication]Authored by: Amerian, S.
Amerian, S. (2017). Don't Let Diplomacy Down. : LSE Middle East Center
[Internet publication]Authored by: Amerian, S.
Amerian, S. (2015). Iran and India, how PM Modi’s Government and Iran could evolve their relationship. : Institute of Iran Eurasian Studies (IRAS)
[Internet publication]Authored by: Amerian, S.

Consultancy and Languages

Languages

  • Persian
    Last used: Native
    Spoken ability: Excellent
    Written ability: Excellent
  • Arabic
    Last used: Last Year
    Spoken ability: Needs work
    Written ability: Needs work

Media and Links

Media

  • 21 Sep 2018 - Television
    Interview - BBC Persian
    Talked about US Sanctions on China for buying Russian made weaponery
  • 03 Aug 2018 - Television
    Interview - Iran International TV
    talked about China's decision to not abide by US pressure and halt Oil import from Iran

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