(for the most up to date media engagement see my Twitter account @tobymatthiesen)

Quotes

NZZ, January 2021

NYT, 11 September 2020

AP, February 2019

Die Wochenzeitung, 31. Januar 2019

Reuters, 17 January, 2019

11 August 2017, IIS Today

NZZ, 4.8.2017

New York Times, 9 November 2016

The Globe and Mail, 13 May 2016

The Globe and Mail, 11 May 2016

Washington Post, 27 April 2016

AFP, 24 March 2016

Aargauer Zeitung, 15. Februar 2016

AP, 23 January 2016

Bloomberg, 19 January 2016

Epoca (in Portuguese), 15 January 2016

Der Tagesspiegel, 11. Januar 2016

Wall Street Journal, 7 January 2016

Dagens Naeringsliv, 7 January 2016

The New York Times, 5 January 2016 (Spanish version here)

Los Angeles Times, 5 January 2016

Today’s Zaman, 5 January 2016

Bloomberg, 5 January 2016

The New York Times, 4 January 2016

Bloomberg, 4 January 2016

Financial Times, 4 January 2016

Iranwire, 4 January 2016

Deutsche Welle (in Portuguese), 4 January 2016

CNN, 3 January 2016 (and in Indonesian)

Wall Street Journal, 3 January 2016

Financial Times, 3 January 2016

Washington Post, 2 January 2016

al-Araby, 29 October, 2015


International Business Times, October 26, 2015


AP, August 26, 2015


AP, June 25, 2015


The Guardian, 21 June 2015


Global Post, 12 June 2015


Global Post, 11 June 2015


Bloomberg, June 8, 2015


AFP, Wednesday 3 Jun 2015


The Guardian, 29 May 2015


Financial Times, 29 May 2015


Bloomberg, 3 May 2015


al-Jazeera, 30 April 2015


Bloomberg, 29 April 2015


The Washington Post, 8 April, 2015


International Business Times, 8 April, 2015


Time Magazine, 31 March, 2015


AFP, 5 March, 2015


Fox News, 31 January, 2015


Bloomberg, 23 January, 2015


Bild-Zeitung, 23 January, 2015


AP, 22 January, 2015


AFP in English 12 November 2014 (and French)


AFP, 7 December 2014


The Guardian, 4 November 2014


Middle East Eye, 17 October, 2014


The Guardian, 16 October 2014


Toronto Star, 16 October 2014


Middle East Eye, 16 October 2014


El Pais, 7 September 2014


The Guardian, 2 September 2014


Christian Science Monitor, August 25 2014


Associated Press, 18 June 2014


Narratively, 5 June 2014


Vice Magazine, 14 November 2013


El Pais, 14 October 2013


Reuters, 3 July 2013


Financial Times, 2 July 2013


al-Ahram Weekly, 21 November 2012


New York Review of Books, October 27, 2011


The Guardian, 20 March 2011

 

TV Interviews

Club, SRF, 30. Oktober 2018

BBC World, 3 January 2016

Channel 4, News, October 2015

ABC TV, The World, 21 May 2015

al-Jazeera English, Inside Story,

Interview in 2014 BBC Documentary Saudi Arabia’s Secret Uprising

Interview with al-Hurra TV, 23 June 2014 (Arabic)

POMEPS Conversation with Marc Lynch, November 1, 2013

Radio Interviews

Echo der Zeit, SRF, 24. November 2018

Echo der Zeit, SRF, 20 April 2018

Echo der Zeit, SRF, 18. November 2017

ABC Radio National, Late Night Live, 9 November 2017

Echo der Zeit, SRF, 5. November 2017

Newshour, BBC World Service, 21 June 2017

Echo der Zeit, SRF, 21 June 2017

ABC Radio National, Late Night Live, 8 June 2017

Echo der Zeit, SRF, 22 May 2017

Echo der Zeit, SRF, 29 September 2016

Tagesgespräch, SRF, 12. Mai 2016

Echo der Zeit, SRF, 1. Mai 2016

Status Hour/Jadaliyya Radio Show, 2016

Echo der Zeit, SRF, 10. Januar 2016

National Public Radio, 4 January 2016

ABC Radio National, 4 January 2016

Echo der Zeit, SRF, 29. Dezember 2015

Interview on ABC Radio National, Late Night Live, 19 October 2015


Interview on ABC Radio National, Late Night Live, 10 June 2015


Interview on ABC Radio National, Rear Vision, 7 June 2015


Interview on BBC World Service, World Have Your Say, 23 January 2015


Interview mit Echo der Zeit, Schweizer Radio, 23 January 2015


Middle East Week Podcast, April 7, 2014


Interview mit Radio ORF, 17.02.2012


Longer Interviews

Interview with Jungle World (in German), 21 January 2016

Interview with Status Hour/Jadaliyya Radio Show, 2016

Interview with the Council on Foreign Relations, 8 January 2016

Interview with La Repubblica, 4 January 2016

Interview with Iranwire, 7 July 2015

Interview with Jadaliyya, 28 January 2015

Interview with Mondiaal Nieuws, 12 December 2014

Interview with Fair Observer, 22 November 2013

Interview with Jadaliyya, 14 August 2013

Interview mit Das Magazin, Tages-Anzeiger, 1/2011 TM Tag im Leben

Public Lectures (selection)

Saudi Arabia in World Politics: From the Cold War to the War on Terror, IEMED Barcelona, 21 February 2019, watch video here

Saudi Arabia and Shiism, Central European University in Budapest, 10 May 2018.

How much do doctrinal debates and the early historical disputes matter in Sunni-Shi’i relations? Oxford Centre for Islamic Studies, 14 February 2018.

Turbulences in the Geopolitics of the Gulf, Casa Arabe, Madrid, 12 July 2017, watch video here.


Leftist Movements in the Gulf States during the Global Cold War, King’s College, London, 2 February 2016


The Gulf and the Arabian Peninsula in the Global Cold War, Middle East Centre Friday evening lecture, St. Antony’s College, Oxford, 22 January 2016, podcast available here


Buttressing the Twin Pillars: The Future of US Relations with Saudi Arabia and Iran, Denver Council on Foreign Relations, 19 November 2015, watch video here


Book launch of “The Other Saudis” at New York University, Hagop Kevorkian Center for Near Eastern Studies, 17 November 2015


Book launch of “The Other Saudis”, LSE Middle East Centre, 28 October 2015, listen to the podcast here


Book launch of “The Other Saudis”, Middle East Institute, National University of Singapore, Singapore, 29 July 2015


Talk at Australian National University, Canberra, 27 May 2015


Talk at Australian Institute of International Affairs, Melbourne, 19 May 2015


Book launch of “The Other Saudis”, George Washington University, Washington, D.C., 6 March 2015


Saudi Arabia – its political structure, use of religion, and foreign policy, Cafe Diplo, Friends of Le Monde Diplomatique, London, 16 February 2015


Book launch of “The Other Saudis”, LMEI Tuesday Lecture Series, SOAS, London, 27 January 2015


The Politics of Sectarianism in the Middle East, Aga Khan University, London, 4 November 2014


Shia Identity and the Arab Spring, Festival of Ideas, Cambridge, 1 November 2014


American Enterprise Institute, 19 June, 2014


McCarthyism and Counter-Revolution: The Gulf states and the New Regional Order, Centre of Islamic Studies, University of Cambridge, 8 May, 2014


Sectarianism in the Middle East, Institute on Culture, Religion, and World Affairs, Boston University, March 20, 2014


What is Driving Sectarian Violence in the Wake of the Arab Spring? Westminster Faith Debates, RUSI, 12 February 2014 (watch video and listen to podcast of the debate here)