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Dr. Méïr Masri Féki, better known as Masri Feki, is a political scientist and author specializing in the Middle East. He is affiliated with the Center for Research and Geopolitical Analysis (CRAG) attached to the University of Paris VIII, a research fellow at the Middle East Media Research Institute (MEMRI) based in Washington and a lecturer in Geopolitics and International Relations at various higher education institutions in France. He is a member of the French Political Science Association (AFSP) and the Middle East Studies Association (MESA) and a consultant for Middle East affairs with several international organizations.

A committed academic and strong supporter of the peace process in the Middle East, he is heavily involved in Arab-Israeli reconciliation and in the regional integration of the State of Israel through various associations and political projects. The Middle East Pact (MEP), which he founded in 2008, works mainly to gather the secular and liberal youth of the Middle East around a common regional policy vision. The MEP is also a forum for meetings and dialogue between Arab, Egyptian, Iranian, Israeli, Turkish and Kurdish intellectuals.

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Dr. Méïr Masri Féki graduated from the Institute of Political Studies (IEP) in Toulouse (France). He holds a 2nd Masters degree in International Relations and Security Policies from the University of Toulouse I and a Postgraduate Doctoral Degree in Geopolitics from the Paris VIII University. His scientific work mainly covers relations between Israel and the ethnic and religious minorities in the Middle East, as well as the role of "secret diplomacy" in conflict management. His PhD thesis, defended in 2015 under the co-direction of Béatrice Giblin and Frédéric Encel, focuses on representations and policies of the Yishuv and the State of Israel towards the Maronites of Lebanon from 1920 to 2000.

His work and some of his articles are posted on this site in different languages. For a schedule and the topics of his next public appearance or to request him for an interview, please contact him directly by email. To do a search on the author or his work, it is recommended that you refer only to this site.

Working languages: French, English, Arabic, Hebrew.
Speciality area: Egypt, Israel, Palestine, Lebanon, Syria, Jordan, Iraq.
Main causes championed: the peaceful resolution of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict and the Kurdish issue, the regional integration of Israel and Southern Kurdistan through economic and social projects, respect for human rights, promotion of secularism, environmental protection.

Copyright, Masri Feki, 2004