Iris Glosemeyer


Iris Glosemeyer is research assistant at the Stiftung Wisenschaft and Politik in Berlin.

Articles by this Author
Local Conflict, Global Spin

Clashes between the followers of a Zaydi Shi‘i religious figure and security forces left hundreds of people dead in a remote area in northern Yemen in the summer of 2004.

Winner Takes All

Eight Ways to Make Elections Risk-Free

1. When drawing the lines of the constituencies, remember to integrate as many opposition supporters as possible into your own constituencies and to transfer as many of your own...


I read the "Chart on National Elections in the Middle East" (MER 209) with keen interest, having worked for some time on the Yemeni electoral and political systems. I noticed a factual error regarding the Yemeni executive and...

Muhammad 'Abd al-Malik al-Mutawakkil

Muhammad ‘Abd al-Malik al-Mutawakkil, Yemeni political thinker, activist and university professor, was assassinated by gunmen on a motorbike on November 2, 2014 in the Yemeni capital of Sanaa. Iris Glosemeyer and Anna Würth,...