SEPADPod with May Darwich

3rd Mar 2020 by Simon Mabon

On this episode of SEPADPod Simon speaks with May Darwich, Lecturer in the International Relations of the Middle East at the University of Birmingham. May is the author of Threats and Alliances in the Middle East: Saudi and Syrian Policies in a Turbulent Region, published by Cambridge University Press in 2019, along with a range of articles on contemporary regional politics. On this episode, Simon and May talk about studying IR in Cairo, the French influence, a move to Edinburgh and an extensive discussion about her book, focussing on ideas of 'ontological security'.

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