Dr. Yaser Alashqar is an adjunct Assistant Professor in
the International Peace Studies MPhil programme at
Trinity College (the University of Dublin) in Ireland.
Born in Gaza, he completed a PhD in civil society and the
Israeli-Palestinian conflict at Trinity College. His areas of
research and teaching include civil society, Middle Eastern
issues in international relations, conflicts and politics in
the Middle East, mediation, peace-building, comparative
peace processes in Northern Ireland and Palestine, Gaza
and the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. He is also an Associate
Academic Member of the Center for Palestine Studies in the School of Oriental and
African Studies at the University of London.