Legitimacy and Citizenship in the Arab World

LSE Policy research project

Dr. Mohamad Hasan



Dr Mohamad Hasan holds PhD in Constitutional Law from The University of Panthéon-Assas Paris II.  He is an overseas consultant with the Conflict and Civil Society Research Unit in the Department of International Development at the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE). He has over 14 years of legal experience in Europe and the Middle East.

He is also a legal advisor and a consultant for several national and international think tanks, focusing on the Syrian conflict. He was a lecturer in law at Cihan university in Erbil- Iraq between 2015 and 2019. 

His research focus on the Kurdish question in Syria from a constitutional perspective and comparative analysis between the Syrian and the Iraqi constitutions. 


He is also very interested in constitutional negotiations and political talks.  He’s participant at several conference and workshops related to constitutional conflicts Participated in many international conferences and legal workshops and meeting in France, Switzerland, Turkey, Saudi Arabia, Lebanon, Egypt and Iraq and gave presentations to promote discussions about crisis in Syria, the constitutionals drafts for Syria and the decentralization system.

Contact Details:

Email: mohamadhasan77@gmail.com


Key Publications:

  • Kurdish socio-political scene in Syria, June 2020, London School of Economics and Political Science (forthcoming).
  •  Iraq and Kurdistan: The Genesis and the challenges and prospects of the federal constitutional system.  PhD thesis. The University of Panthéon-Assas Paris II- France 2013.
  •  Is Kurdistan of Iraq a semi-independent region? The University of Aix – Marseille III- France 2007.

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