Hafez Kerim Aslan


Hafez has joined the Yemen Policy Center as an intern. Currently, he is supporting a project on System Conflict Analysis and reviewing field research data for a community safety project in Yemen.

He is studying the modern history and contemporary politics of the Middle East, with a focus on the interaction between military, politics, and society in modern and contemporary Syria. He is interested in the genealogy of and current situation of armed conflicts in the Middle East, especially those in Syria and Yemen.

Hafez is a student at Eberhard Karls University in Tübingen and will earn his Bachelor’s degree in October 2024. Recently he co-authored a paper, ‘Process Tracing: The survival of political regimes in collapsed states: The example of Syria’ for the volume Foundations of Political Science: Research Methods and Research-based Learning (ed. Dr. Rolf Frankenberger). At the Department of Oriental and Islamic Studies in Tübingen, he worked from 2022 to 2023 as a student assistant and Arabic tutor.