Adham Hamed is a peace and conflict researcher at the University of Innsbruck, where he has worked at the Unit for Peace and Conflict Studies and the Department of Political Science. He has been Austrian Coordinator of the Austrian Development Cooperation funded APPEAR project HU-UIBK Partnership for Strengthening Institutional Capacity in Peacebuilding and Conflict Transformation as well as project manager if the UNDP funded project Education for Peace in the Iraqi Higher Education System in which he authored the pilot study Elicitive Peace and Conflict Monitoring: A Pilot Study in Iraq.
Adham Hamed is author of ‘the monographs Elicitive Curricular Development: A Manual for Scholar-Practitioners Developing Courses in International Peace Studies’ (2019, together with Josefina Echavarría Alvarez and Noah Taylor, ‘Speaking the Unspeakable: Sounds of the Middle East Conflict’ (2016) and editor of ‘Revolution as a Process: The Case of the Egyptian Uprising’ and founder of the Many Peaces Magazine.
His research focuses on the areas of peace processes, multi-track diplomacy, elicitive conflict transformation and peace education with a focus on the Middle East and the Horn of Africa.
Adham Hamed has studied at the University of Vienna, the United Nations mandated University for Peace and the University of Innsbruck. Currently he is on research leave to work on his dissertation project ‘Turns in Peace Processes’, supervised by Andreas Oberprantacher.