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Modern Islamic Discourse

Exploring trends of modern Islamic discourse in the Middle East through a study of Arabic texts

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Political Anthropology of the Contemporary Middle East

This project explores different approaches to political agency and practice in the Middle East, covering the uses of human rights discourse, everyday political life under authoritarianism, and the forms of collective action during the recent and ongoing revolutionary uprisings.

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Language, Identity and Society

This research project considers the way that language is involved in broader social and political processes across the Middle East and beyond - shaping political subjectivities, in the assertion and challenging of hierarchies, negotiations over identity, and how it can act as a proxy for other tensions and conflicts in society.

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