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Mosque_5_300x154CASAW Postdoctoral Fellows, Affiliated Staff and Postgraduate Students have published widely in academic and general venues on research sustained by CASAW, including papers and books that are the outcome of CASAW-sponsored events.

Notable recent and forthcoming publications by CASAW postdoctoral fellows and core staff that are the direct outcome of CASAW’s support include (but are not limited to) the following:

Booth, Marilyn and Anthony Gorman (2014), The Long 1890s in Egypt: Colonial Quiescence, Subterranean Resistance (Edinburgh University Press).

Booth, Marilyn (2014), “Before Qasim Amin: Writing histories of gender politics in 1890s Egypt”, in The Long 1890s in Egypt: Colonial Quiescence, Subterranean Resistance, edited by Marilyn Booth and Anthony Gorman (Edinburgh University Press).

Booth, Marilyn, “Disruptions of the Local, Eruptions of the Feminine: Local Reportage and National Anxieties in Egypt’s 1890s”, Between Politics, Society and Culture: The Press in the Middle East before Independence edited by Anthony Gorman and Didier Monciaud (under consideration by an academic press).

Diouri, Mourad, Author of “e-Arabic Teachers Portal” (eATP): This portal is gateway to a growing pool of teaching resources, ideas and ICT tools and technologies to help Arabic teachers and researchers around the world enhance their teaching practice. (www.v-Arabic.com)

Diouri, Mourad, Author of “e-Arabic Learners Portal” (eALP): This portal is a growing directory of in-house (and third-party) eLearning resources developed to support learners of Arabic as a foreign language using a variety of interactive multi-media tools and technologies. (www.e-Arabic.com).

Stein, Ewan et al (June 2014) “Islamism and the Arab Uprisings”: A CASAW-AHRC People Power and State Power Network Report.


Kasbarian, Sossie (2013) “The Istanbul Armenians: Negotiating Co-existence”, Shared Spaces and their Dissolution: Practices of Coexistence in Cyprus and Elsewhere, ed. Rebecca Bryant (University of Pennsylvania Press, 2013).

Miyagi, Yukiko (2013) “Japan: End of Iron Triangle consensus policy”, Foreign Policy Analysis Beyond North America. Hudson, Valerie M. & Brummer, Klaus.

Murphy, Emma (2013), “Globalisation and Networked Civility in the Arab Region”, in Stephen Stetter, ed., Globalization and the Middle East: Encounters with the Global Condition 41-58 (Cambridge University Press).

Murphy, Emma, “Under the Emperor’s Neo-liberal Clothes: How the IFIs got it wrong in Tunisia”, Nouri Gana, ed., Mapping and Remapping the Tunisian Revolution (Indiana University Press, forthcoming).

Stein, Ewan, and Elisabeth Kendall eds., Rethinking Jihad, (IB Tauris, London, forthcoming 2013).


Buckley, Ron (2012), “The Writings of Ja’far al Sadiq”, Festschrift for Paul Auchterlonie.

Buckley, Ron (2012), The Night Journey and Ascension in Islam: The Reception of Religious Narrative in Sunni, Shi’I and Western Culture (I.B. Tauris, London).

Diouri, Mourad, Internet Arabic: Essential Middle Eastern Vocabularies (Edinburgh University Press, forthcoming 2012).

Diouri, Mourad. Audio Children’s Stories (24 Stories), Languagenut.com,(2012).

Diouri, Mourad. Media Arabic: Essential Middle Eastern Vocabularies, Audio recordings and eFlashcards (Edinburgh University Press, 2012).

Diouri, Mourad (2012), Teach Yourself: Essential Arabic Vocabulary, Hodder Education.

Diouri, Mourad (2012), Security Arabic: An Essential Vocabulary, Edinburgh University Press (Audio recordings and audio-flashcards).

Ehteshami, Anoush, “MENA Region: Security and Regional Governance”, Comparative Regional Security Governance: Environment, Economics, Security, p131-153. Breslin, Shaun & Croft, Stuart (Routledge 2012).

Elsadda, Hoda, Gender, Nation and the Arabic Novel: Egypt: 1892-2008 (Edinburgh University Press and Syracuse University Press, 2012).

Elsadda, Hoda, Feminisms in the Arab World (Markaz Dirasat al-Wihda al-Arabiyya, Cairo, forthcoming in 2012).

Murphy, Emma, “Problematizing Arab Youth: Generational Narratives of Systemic Failure”, in Mediterranean Politics 17 (1), p5-22 (March 2012).

Miyagi, Yukiko, “Japan’s Middle East policy: ‘still mercantile realism’”, International Relations of the Asia-Pacific (2012).

Mostafa, Dalia Said, “Popular Culture and Nationalism in Egypt: ‘Arab Lotfi and Egyptian Popular Music”, Journal for Cultural Research (2012).

Obeid, Michelle, “Development, Participation, and Political Ideology in a Lebanese Town”, Differentiating Development, ed. Soumhya Venkatesan and Thomas Yarrow (Berghahn Books, Oxford, 2012).

Stein, Ewan, Representing Israel in Modern Egypt: Ideas, Intellectuals and Foreign Policy from Nasser to Mubarak, (IB Tauris, London, May 2012.)


Booth, Marilyn, “House as novel, novel as house: The global, the intimate, and the terrifying in contemporary Egyptian literature”, Journal of Postcolonial Writing 47:4, p377-90 (2011).

Buckley, Ron, “Ayatollah Hadi al-Mudarrisi: A journey into the Depths of Space and Time”, Journal of Shi’a Islamic Studies 4:4, p373-96 (2011).

Daoudi, Anissa, “e-Arabic and Cyberspace: the Marginalized Voices in the MENA region”, Middle East Journal of Culture and Communication, Brill (2011).

Diouri, Mourad, Teach Yourself: Read & Write Arabic Script, (Hodder Education, 2011).

Diouri, Mourad, Media Persian: Essential Middle Eastern Vocabularies, Audio recordings and eFlashcards (Edinburgh University Press, 2011).

Diouri, Mourad. One Minute Arabic Podcasts, The Radio Lingua Network, iTunes (2011).

Elsadda, Hoda, “A ‘Phantom Freedom in a Phantom Modernity’?: Protestant Missionaries, Domestic Ideology and Narratives of Modernity in an Arab Context”,Rethinking History 15:2 (May 2011).

Gandolfo, Luisa, “Taking It To The Next Level: Youth, Society and CyberNetworks in Jordan”,Mediterranean Politics, (2011)

Gandolfo, Luisa, “Pride v. Prejudice: LGBT Cyber-networks in the Middle East.” Oriente Moderno (Spring 2011).

Gandolfo, Luisa, “(Cyber) Palestine and the Quest for a National Identity”, Traces: The Material Residue of Migration, edited by Kirsty Hooper (University of Liverpool Press, 2011).

Gandolfo, Luisa, “Birthing Democracy: The Role of Women in the Democratic Discourse of the Middle East”, The Secret History of Democracy, edited by Benjamin Isakhan and Stephen Stockwell (Palgrave, 2011).

Mostafa, Dalia Said, “Journeying through a Discourse of Violence: Elias Khoury’s Yalo and Rawi Hage’s De Niro’s Game”, Middle East Critique 20:1, p21-45 (2011).

Mostafa, Dalia Said, “Son’allah Ibrahim’s “al-Talassus”: The Politics of Modernity in Egypt through the Child-Narrator’s Lens”, Journal of Postcolonial Writing 47:4, p416-427 (2011).

Murphy, Emma, “The Arab State and (Absent) Civility in New Communicative Spaces”,Third World Quarterly, Special Issue on Political Civility in the Middle East, 32 (5), p959-80 (2011).

Obeid, Michelle, Municipal Elections at the Lebanese Border. “The “Trials and Errors” of Politics”, PoLAR: Political and Legal Anthropology Review 34:2, p251-267 (2011).

Stein, Ewan, “Beyond Arabism vs. sovereignty: relocating ideas in the international relations of the Middle East,” Review of International Studies, (Available on CJO 2011).

Stein, Ewan, “The Camp David Consensus: Ideas, Intellectuals and the Division of Labour in Egypt’s Foreign Policy toward Israel,” International Studies Quarterly 55:3(September 2011)

Stein, Ewan, “An Uncivil Partnership: Egypt’s Jama’a Islamiyya and the State after the Jihad,” Third World Quarterly 33:5 (June 2011).


Bhojani, Ali-reza (2010), “The Significance of the Theological and Philosophical Foundations of Human Rights”, Al-Mahdi Institute working paper.

Daoudi, Anissa (2010), Idiom decoding and encoding: An empirical study by Arab learners with particular reference to bilingual dictionaries (Arabic-English-Arabic), 300pp, Peter Lang.

Diouri, Mourad, Blending the Old and New Ways of Teaching Tools: Revolutionizing Traditional Arabic Language Learning & Teaching, ARABELE 2009 International Congress on Teaching Arabic as a Foreign Language, Spain (2010).

Ehteshami, Anoush, “Iranian Perspectives on the Global Elimination of Nuclear Weapons”, National Perspectives on Nuclear Disarmament: Unblocking the Road to Zero, p87-112. Blechman, Barry M. & Bollfrass, Alexander, K. Stimson Centre (2010).

Elsadda, Hoda, “Arab Women Bloggers: The Emergence of Literary Counterpublics”,Middle East Journal of Culture and Communication 3:3, p 312-32 (2010).

Gandolfo, Luisa, “Iranian Ambitions: Who Rules Iran?”, co-authored with Dr Reza Molavi, University of Durham, Middle East Quarterly, 17:1, p61-68 (Winter 2010)

Gandolfo, Luisa, “Representations of Conflict: Images of War, Resistance, and Identity in Palestinian Art,” Radical History Review 2010:106. p47-68 (Winter 2010)

Gandolfo, Luisa, “The Voice of the Youth?: The Emergence of Radical Political Islam in Jordan”, Dilemmas of Democracy in the Middle East: Cases from Turkey, Jordan and Israel, edited by Krzysztof Koscielniak, Krakow (UNUM Publishing House, 2010).

Healey, John, “’The Church across the Border’: the Church of the East and its Chaldean Branch”, in A. O’Mahony, E. Loosley (eds.), Eastern Christianity in the Modern Middle East p41-45(Culture and Civilisation in the Middle East) (Routledge, London, 2010).

Healey, John, “The Nabataean ‘God of the Fathers’”, in K. Dell et al. (eds.), Genesis, Isaiah and Psalms: a Festschrift to honour Professor John Emerton for his Eightieth Birthday p45-47 (E.J. Brill, Leiden, 2010).

Mostafa, Dalia Said, “Reflections on Trauma and Memory in Youssef Chahine’s Films”,Alif: Journal of Comparative Poetics 33, p176-205 (2010).

Obeid, Michelle, “The Production of Knowledge on Women, Gender, and Islamic Cultures: Non-Governmental Organizations in Lebanon”, Encyclopaedia of Women and Islamic Cultures (2010).

Obeid, Michelle, “Friendship, kinship and sociality in a Lebanese town”, The Way of Friendship: anthropological perspectives, (Berghahn Books Ltd, 2010).

Obeid, Michelle, “Close Bonds: kinship, politics and livelihoods in a Lebanese Village”,Proceedings of the Conference on Mapping the Production of Knowledge in the Arab World (The Supreme Council of Culture, Cairo, 2010).

Obeid, Michelle, “Searching for the ‘ideal face of the state’ in a Lebanese border town”, Journal of the Royal Anthropological Institute, 2:16, p330-346 (Wiley-Blackwell, 2010).

Stein, Ewan, “What Does the Gama’a Islamiyya Want Now?” Middle East Report, 254 (Spring 2010).

White, Benjamin, “The Kurds of Damascus in the 1930s: development of a politics of ethnicity”, Middle Eastern Studies 46:66, p901-917 (2010).

White, Benjamin, “Addressing the state: the Syrian culama’ protest personal status law reform, 1939, a ‘quick study’” International Journal of Middle Eastern Studies 42:1,p10-12 (2010).


Daoudi, Anissa, “Idiom Computation and Production by Foreign Language Learners”,Language Policy and Language Reality, Hrvatsko Drustovo za primijenjenu lingvistiku – HDPL, p269-276 (2009).

Daoudi, Anissa, “Translation Studies in the UK. Universite d’Alger, Institut de Traduction et D’interpretariat, Algerie”, Translation Studies in Algeria (2009).

Daoudi, Anissa, “Loualiche, F, ‘Contribution of the Magrebian Naval Unit to the Hispano-Ottoman Wars of the XVIth and XVIIth Centuries” (co-authored with Heywood, Colin, Fusaro, Maria & Omri, Mohamed-Salah), Trade and Cultural exchange in the Early Modern Mediterranean: Braudel’s Maritime Legacy (I.B. Tauris, London, 2009).

Daoudi, Anissa, “Regency from Algiers: the other reverse of navy (La Régence d’Alger l’autre revers de la marine)” (co-edited with Heywood, Colin, Fusaro, Maria & Omri, Mohamed-Salah), Trade and Cultural exchange in the Early Modern Mediterranean: Braudel’s Maritime Legacy (I.B. Tauris, London, 2009).

Diouri, Mourad, Welcome in Moroccan Arabic! Short podcast of Moroccan dialect,Mastering Arabic 2, J. Wightwick and M. Gaafar (Palgrave Macmillan, 2009).

Diouri, Mourad, “A Taste Of The Arabic Language”, Liaison Magazine, Volume 3, Language, Linguistics& Studies, Higher Education Academy, (2009).

Diouri, Mourad, “A Job Like Mine (Carving a career in eLearning)”, eLearning Age Magazine (2009).

Diouri, Mourad, “4 Ts (Top Ten Tips To) Improve Your Language Learning Skills Abroad”, eZine Articles, eZinearticles.com (2009).

Ehteshami, Anoush, “Iran’s Regional Policies since the End of the Cold War”,Contemporary Iran, p324-348 (Oxford University Press, New York, 2009).

Ehteshami, A. & Zweiri, Mahjoob, “The Rise of Neoconservatives in Iran”,Geopolitical Affairs 1, p157-172 (2009).

Elsadda, Hoda, (edited with an introduction) al-Niswiyya wal Tarikh (Feminism and History), translated by Abir Abbas (The Women and Memory Forum, Cairo, 2009).

Elsadda, Hoda, (edited with an introduction) “Intaj al-Ma’rifa ‘an al-‘Alam al-‘Arabi” (Mapping the Production of Knowledge on the Arab World), Proceedings of a conference held in Cairo in July 2007 (The Supreme Council of Culture, Cairo, 2009).

Featherstone, Jonathan, Talk Arabic Pack, 2009. (BBC Active).

Gandolfo, Luisa, “Muslim View of Women”, Encyclopedia of Global Terrorism and the War on Terror, (Diversion Press, 2009).

Healey, John, (with G. R. Smith), A Brief Introduction to the Arabic Alphabet (Saqi Books, London, 2009).

Healey, John, Aramaic Inscriptions and Documents of the Roman Period (Oxford University Press, Oxford, 2009).

Murphy, Emma, “Learning the Right Lessons from Beijing: A model for the Arab World?” in Robert Springborg, ed., Promises of Success: The Middle East and North Africa in Search of Development Models, p85-114 (2009).

Murphy, Emma, “Theorizing ICTs in the Arab World: Informational Capitalism and the Public Sphere”, International Studies Quarterly 53, p1131-1153 (December 2009).

Miyagi, Yukiko, “Foreign Policy Making under Koizumi: Norms and Japan’s role in the 2003 Iraq war”, Foreign Policy Analysis 5:4, p349-366 (2009).

Mostafa, Dalia Said, “Cinematic Representations of the Changing Gender Relations in Today’s Cairo”, Arab Studies Quarterly 31:3 (2009).

Mostafa, Dalia Said, “Literary Representations of Trauma, Memory, and Identity in the Novels of Elias Khoury and Rabi’ Jaber.” The Journal of Arabic Literature 40:2, p208-236 (2009).

Mostafa, Dalia Said, ”Re-Cycling the Flâneur in Elias Khoury’s The Journey of Little Gandhi”, Middle East Critique 18:2, p95-115 (2009).

Roberts, David, “Great Powers and Regional Orders: the United States and the Persian Gulf”, Political Studies Review 3:7 (Oxford, 2009).

White, Benjamin, with Seda Altu?: “Frontières et pouvoir d’État. La frontière turco-syrienne dans les années 1920 et 30”, Vingtième siècle. Revue d’histoire 103, p91-104 (2009).


Anderson, Paul (2008) With Yasir Suleiman. “Conducting Fieldwork in the Middle East”,British Journal of Middle Eastern Studies, 35:2, p151-172.

Aplin, Thomas, “Translation of ‘the Theme of Absence’ by Saif al-Rahbi”, Banipal: magazine of modern Arab literature, 33, (2008).

Aplin, Thomas, “Translation of ‘the Edge of Oblivion’ by Ahmad Ali el-Zein”, Banipal: magazine of modern Arab literature, 32, (2008).

Aplin, Thomas, “Translation of ‘Rome in the Rain’ by Khalil al-Neimi”, Banipal: magazine of modern Arab literature, 32, (2008).

Daoudi, Anissa, “Language Transfer and Idiom Comprehension: A case study of Algerian and Saudi subjects”, El- Tawassol 21, p34 (2008).

Ehteshami, Anoush & Zweiri, Mahjoob, Iran’s Foreign Policy: From Khatemi to Ahmadinejad (Garnet Publishing Limited, 2008).

Ehteshami, Anoush & Wright, Steven, Reform in the Middle East Oil Monarchies.(Ithaca Press, 2008).

Ehteshami, Anoush,“Competing Powerbrokers of the Middle East: Iran and Saudi Arabia”, Emirates Occasional Papers Series 67 (2008).

Ehteshami, Anoush, “Reform Agenda in the Arab World”, Contemporary Arab Affairs1, p85-90 (2008).

Henley, Alexander D. M. ‘Politics of a Church at War: Maronite Catholicism in the Lebanese Civil War’, Mediterranean Politics 13:3, p353-369 (November 2008).

Miyagi, Yukiko, “Japan’s Policy Toward the Iraq War”, International Journal of Contemporary Iraqi Studies 2:1, p83-98 (2008).

Miyagi, Yukiko, Japan’s Middle East Security Policy (Routledge, London, 2008).

Murphy, Emma, “ICT and the Gulf Arab States: A Force for Democracy?” in Anoushiravan Ehteshami and Steven Wright, eds., Reform in the Middle East Oil Monarchies (Ithaca: London, 2008), pp.181-216.

Obeid, Michelle, “Documenting transnational migration: Jordanian men working and studying in Europe, Asia and North America, by Richard T Antoun.” Journal of the Royal Anthropological Institute, 1:14, p207-208 (Oxford, 2008).

Obeid, Michelle, “Occupier’s Law”, Holy Land Studies: A Multidisciplinary Journal, 2:7, p233-234 (Edinburgh, 2008).

Roberts, David, “China, Middle East: An Unfolding Courtship”, Friday Times: Kuwait Times, (8 February 2008).

Roberts, David, “China’s soft power filling a moral void”, Asia Times Online, (14 February 2008).

Roberts, David, “Reform in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia”, Infinity Journal, (December 2008).

Roberts, David, “Saudi attempt to diversify their dependency”, Egypt Daily News, (21 July 2008).

Roberts, David, “Saudi Interfaith Dialogue: a means to a different end”, Egypt Daily News, (6 June 2008).

White, Benjamin, “Rhetorical hierarchies in France and Syria during the mandate”,Chronos: Revue d’histoire de l’université de Balamand 17, p105-123 (2008).


Anderson, Paul (2007) “Is Altruism Possible?” Online Essay winner of the Royal Anthropological Institute’s 2007 Hocart Prize.

Ehteshami, Anoush, Globalization and Geopolitics in the Middle East: Old Games, New Rules (Routledge, London, 2007).

Ehteshami, Anoush & Zweiri, Mahjoob, Iran and the Rise of its Neoconservatives:The Politics of Tehran’s Silent Revolution (I.B. Tauris, London & New York, 2007).

Ehteshami, Anoush, “9/11 As a Cause of Paradigm Shift?” SGIA Working Papers(2007).

Ehteshami, Anoush, “Il Jihad Globale e la Guerra Diffusa”, Gnosis: Rivista Italiana di Intelligence 13:1, p87-96 (2007).

Ehteshami, Anoush, & Wright, Steve, “Political Change in the Arab Oil Monarchies: From Liberalisation to Enfrachisement”, International Affairs 83:5, p913-932 (2007).

Elsadda, Hoda, “Imaging the ‘New Man’: Gender and Nation in Arab Literary Narratives in the Early Twentieth Century.” JMEWS (Journal of Middle East Women’s Studies) 3:2,p31-55 (2007).

White, Benjamin, “The nation-state form and the emergence of ‘minorities’ in Syria”,Studies in ethnicity and nationalism 7:1, p64-85 (2007).


Ehteshami, Anoush, The Iraq Crisis and World Order: Structural, Institutional and Normative Challenge (United Nations University Press, 2006).

Ehteshami, Anoush, “The Future of Iran’s Defense and Nuclear Policy”, Iranian Challenges, p73-85 (2006).

Elsadda, Hoda, “Gendered Citizenship: Discourses on Domesticity in the Second Half of the Nineteenth Century”, Hawwa: Journal of Women of the Middle East and the Islamic World 4:1, p1-28 (2006).

Kendall, Elisabeth (2006) “Literature, Journalism and the Avant-Garde: Intersection in Egypt” (Routledge, London and New York).

Miyagi, Yukiko, “Japan: A Bandwagoning ‘Lopsided Power”, The Iraq War: Causes and Consequences. Fawn, R. & Hinnebusch,R. Boulder, Colorado (Lynne Rienner, USA, 2006).

Murphy, Emma, “Agency and Space: the political impact of information technologies in the Gulf Arab States”, Third World Quarterly 27:6, p1059-1083 (2006).

Murphy, Emma, “The Tunisian Mise à Niveau Programme and the Political Economy of Reform”, New Political Economy 11:4, p519-540 (2006).

Obeid, Michelle, “Uncertain Livelihoods: Challenges Facing Herding in a Lebanese Village”, Nomadic Societies in the Middle East and North Africa: Entering the 21st Century, edited by D. Chatty, p463-495 (Brill, Leiden and Boston, 2006).

Starkey, Paul, Modern Arabic Literature (Edinburgh University Press, 2006).

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