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Sectarianism in the Longue Duree Simon Mabon - 25th Nov 2019
Saudi and Iran: how our two countries could make peace and bring stability to the Middle Eas Eyad Alrefai - 19th Jun 2019

Relations between the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and the Islamic Republic o...

SWAR project featuring SEPAD fellows publishes special issue on Sectarianism and Regime Formation Morten Valbjørn - 19th Apr 2019

Studies in Ethnicity and Nationalism, vol. 19, 1 (2019) - Specia...

What We Do

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.


Book series Simon Mabon - 15th Jan 2020

After the Arab Uprisings and the ensuing fragmentation of regime...

Special Section: Nations and Nationalism Toby Dodge - 9th Jan 2020

SEPAD fellows have contributed to a special section of Nations ...

​ A Curious Form of Justice in Modern Bahraini History: Being Hard on Shi’a and Soft on Sunnis Staci Strobl - 26th Nov 2019

This piece is taken from the SEPAD report ‘Sectarianism in the Long...

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