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SEPAD Receives Additional Funding From Carnegie Corporation
SEPAD Receives Additional Funding From Carnegie Corporation 22nd Apr 2020

SEPAD is pleased to announce that it has been awarded $400,000 from Carnegie Corporation for a further two years of work, building on the successful first phase of Corporation-funded research. The project, led by Simon Mabon (Lancaster Univ...

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Disclosing Reality: Daily Life of Palestinians in Contested East Jerusalem
Disclosing Reality: Daily Life of Palestinians in Contested East Jerusalem 8th Mar 2020

Adel Ruished, Lancaster University

On Tuesday 21/11/2019, Israeli occupation forces in East Jerusalem stuck closure orders for six months on doors of a school, mosque, medical clinic and Palestinian media outlet in th...

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Caste and Caste Based Sectarianism in India
Caste and Caste Based Sectarianism in India 4th Mar 2020

Anderson Jeremiah, Lancaster University

The ancient Indian cultural practice of caste system forms the backbone of Hindu social order. It maps on to the geographical diversity of language, culture and religion, most i...

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Reimagining Belfast:  Obstacles and opportunities since the Good Friday Agreement
Reimagining Belfast: Obstacles and opportunities since the Good Friday Agreement 3rd Mar 2020

Cathal McManus, Queen's University Belfast.

In April 2018 Northern Ireland marked the twentieth anniversary of the signing of the Belfast/Good Friday Agreement. The occ...

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Sects and the City: Reflections from Manama
Sects and the City: Reflections from Manama 29th Feb 2020

In 1982, a roundabout was constructed just south of the intersection of King Faisal Highway and the Sheikh Khalifa ibn Salman Highway in 1982 in Manama, Bahrain. At the centre of the roundabout was a monument serving as a symbol of the archipelago...

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Sectarianism, sovereignty and Houses built on sand
Sectarianism, sovereignty and Houses built on sand 17th Feb 2020

Over recent months, protesters have taken to the streets of Iraq and Lebanon, expressing anger at ongoing political, social and economic crises. Referred to by some as a ‘second wave’ of Arab Uprisings, these are merely the latest manifestatio...

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Book series
Book series 15th Jan 2020

After the Arab Uprisings and the ensuing fragmentation of regime– society relations across the Middle East, identities and geopolitics have become increasingly contested, with serious implications for the ordering of political life at dom...

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Sectarian Games in the Longue Durée
Sectarian Games in the Longue Durée 26th Nov 2019

This piece is taken from the SEPAD report ‘Sectarianism in the Longue Duree’ available here: https://www.sepad.org.uk/report/sectarianism-in-the-longue-du...

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Iraqi Kurds and De-Sectarianization
Iraqi Kurds and De-Sectarianization 15th Nov 2019

A piece by Thanos Trappelides


During the last weeks, thousands of individuals have been protesting in Baghdad and across southern areas of Iraq against the failure of the government to deliver basic goods and economic prosperity f...

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