Call for Papers: Discoursing Sectarianism: Patterns, Trajectories and Identities from 1979 Onwards 30th Jun 2021

Within the study of sectarianism there is a growing interest in the role of discourse.  The sectarianisation and de-sectarianisation literature seeks to explore how actors construct and reconstruct different meanings of Sectarianism to s...

Call for Papers: Oil in Saudi-Iranian Relations 1st Jul 2021

In recent years a great amount of literature has been produced looking at the rivalry between Saudi Arabia and Iran (Mabon, Keynoush, Mason, Fraihat, Rubin). In spite of this, little work has been done looking at the role of oil in the rivalry. In...

Call for Papers: Sects and the City II 26th Jul 2021

Sects and the City II


In recent years, politics across the Middle East and beyond has been shaped by myriad forms of social movement contestation that have fed into the re-imagining of relations between rule...