This essay is part of a SEPAD report reflecting on the Middle East in 2050.
As we enter the third decade of the 21st century, the contours of political life across the Middle East appeared to have entered a period of cons...Read More
This post was originally published in Arabic on the LAU’s Institute for Social Justice and Conflict Resolution website, available here: Read More
Simon Mabon & Edward Wastnidge
The rivalry between Saudi Arabia and Iran has occupied a central role in shaping the contemporary Middle East. After revolutionary activities brought about an end to the Pahlavi...Read More
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...Read More
Cities are laboratories in which sectarian divisions are dialectically constructed and contested in constant tension. The premise that sectarian identities are the result of ancient hatreds - primordial expressions of group-based belonging ...Read More