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Dr Amjed Rasheed, PhD, MRes, MA, BA

Research Associate - OWRI Project in the School of Government and International Affairs

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Amjed Rasheed is a research fellow at the School, where he finished his PhD in 2017. He is part of a research project titled "Transnational Language, Transient Identities, and the Crisis of the State in the Arab Region" which is a research subproject of Open World Research Initiative (OWRI), funded by the Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC). For further detail see the more elaborate project narrative.

Research Interests

  • Intertional Relations (IR) of the Middle East
  • Muslim Politics

Indicators of Esteem

  • : AHRC Fellowship 2017-2019

Selected Publications

Chapter in book

  • Rasheed, Amjed & Beaujouan, Juline (Forthcoming). Syrian Refugees, Syrian Crisis. In Understanding the Syrian Refugee Crisis: Voices from Jordan and Lebanon. Rasheed, Amjed & Beaujouan, Juline Palgrave Macmillan.
  • Rasheed, Amjed (Published). The Kurdish Cause in Iraq: From the Second Republic to the Fall of Kirkuk (2003–2018)". In Iraq After ISIS. Jacob Eriksoon and Ahmed Khalil Palgrave MacMillan. 57-78.

Conference Paper

  • Rasheed, Amjed (Accepted), The Alawites of Syria: A political history, Minorities in the Middle East. Oxford University

Edited book

  • Beaujouan, Juline & Rasheed, Amjed (Forthcoming). Understanding the Syrian Refugee Crisis: Voices from Jordan and Lebanon. Palgrave Macmillan.

Journal Article

Newspaper/Magazine Article

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