Conference & Call for Papers 17th Dec 2020

CALL FOR PAPERS: 10 Years On: The People and the Protests

 December 17-18 2020

 

On 17th December 2010, Mohamed Bouazizi, a Tunisian street vendor, self-immolated, triggering...

10 Years On: SEPAD Conference 17th Dec 2020

The schedule for our Ten Years On conference is now finalised. Featuring keynote lectures from Professor Mehran Kamrava and Professor Salwa Ismail the event brings together senior scholars and early career academics to reflect on the 10th ann...

SEPADDiscusses: Political Repression in Bahrain 29th Oct 2020

This episode of SEPADDiscusses Political Repression in Bahrain  by Marc Owen Jones. Chaired by Simon Mabon, the event features Staci Strobl as discussant. 

The event will take place on zoom and will require registr...

SEPADDiscusses: The Battle for Syria 22nd Sep 2020


This episode of SEPADDiscusses the latest update of The Battle for Syria: International Rivalry in the New Middle East by Chris Phillips. Chaired by Simon Mabon, the event features Rahaf Aldoughli and Samer Abboud as...

SEPADDiscusses: Fraternal Enemies 10th Sep 2020

This episode of SEPADDiscusses Fraternal Enemies: Israel and the Gulf by Clive Jones and Yoel Guzansky. Chaired by Simon Mabon, the event features Rory Miller and Imad Mansour as discussants. 

BRISMES Call for Papers 29th Jun 2020

CALL FOR PAPERS
BRISMES ANNUAL CONFERENCE 
University of Kent, Canterbury, 
Call for Papers: International Relations in a Multi-Polar Middle East 29th Jun 2020

Deadline extended 

Call for Papers:

International Relations in a Multi-Polar Middle East

SEPAD E-Workshop 29th June-1st July 2020

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SEPAD Webinars 27th Apr 2020

In lieu of this year's conference, we have organised a series of webinars featuring some fantastic scholars. The events will take place on Zoom and all are welcome. To register, please click her...

Call for papers: ‘Sectarianism, Proxies and De-Sectarianisation Across the Middle East’ 28th Mar 2019

The Sectarianism, Proxies and De-Sectarianism project and the Richardson Institute is hosting a one-day conference in the Department of Politics, Philosophy and Religion at Lancaster University on the subject of sectarianism, proxies and...

SEPAD Work In Progress 5th Dec 2018

PhD researchers Ana Maria Kumarasamy, Samira Nasirzadeh and Elias Ghazel will present their work at a departmental seminar. 

Dr Simon Mabon, Dr Rahaf Al Doughli and Dr Edward Wastnidge will be presenting work from the SEPAD Project at a Department of Politics, Philosophy and Religion Seminar 21st Nov 2018

Since 2003, the rivalry between Saudi Arabia and Iran has occupied a central role in shaping the nature of Middle Eastern politics. Amidst fragmentation of state-society relations across the region, both states have attempted to increase their reg...