The Politics of the Muslim World
Events in this series are organised under the auspieces of the HH Sheikh Nasser al-Mohammad al-Sabah Programme and the Institute for Middle Eastern and Islamic Studies. Topics to be covered include Islamic ideas of state and governance, Islamic perspectives in international and transnational relations, the formation and impact of Islamist movements, Muslim minorities and debates over multiculturalism and democratisation.
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14 June 2018
Professor Mark N. Katz (George Mason University), Better than before? Comparing Moscow’s Cold War and Putin-era Policies toward Arabia and the Gulf, Sir William Luce Lecture, Sir James Knott Hall, Trevelyan College, Durham, 12pm.
13-14 June 2018
5 February 2018
Roundtable: The Troubled Triangle of the Islamic State, Iran, and Syria, in collaboration with Chatham House (2.15-5pm, Lindisfarne Conference Centre, St Aidan's College, Durham). See abstracts. Listen to the audio podcast.
20 September 2017
13 October 2016
A Conversation with Professor Bahgat Korany (SGIA, 201, 10am-12pm).
27-28 September 2016
Transformational Changes in the Middle East: Internal, Regional and International Drivers (Qatar Univeristy, Gulf Studies Centre).
Briefing paper I - The Islamic State’s (IS) discourse: Some repeated patterns
Briefing paper II - The Islamic State’s religious perspectives on Iran
Briefing paper III - Jordan in the eyes of Islamic State
Briefing paper IV - Islamic State’s political perspectives on Iran
Briefing paper V - Syria in the eyes of Islamic State
Briefing paper VI - Islamic State’s views on the Muslim Brotherhood
Khalil F. Osman, The Menace of a 'Post-Territorial' Islamic State (IMEIS Briefing No. 1, December 2017)