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The Sectarianism, Proxies and De-sectarianisation (SEPAD) project based at Lancaster University’s Richardson Institute is a collaborative project aimed at understanding the conditions that give rise to sectarian violence and proxy conflicts.


Publications and Activities - Oct 2021 Elias Ghazal - 18th Oct 2021

Our Fellows have produced a large number of articles over the past few m...

Reflections on the Palestinian Identity Sana Al Sarghali - 21st Jun 2021

For the first time since I was seven years old I felt again this sense o...

Prospects of Revolution in the Middle East: A Question of Resources Ibrahim Halawi - 20th Jun 2021

This essay is part of a SEPAD report reflecting on the Middle East i...

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