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Palestinian Politics in Transition

The Case of the Ocober WarDr Philipp O. Amour had the privilege to be invited to contribute a chapter for a recently published book on the October War of 1973 – also known as the Yom Kippur War, and the Ramadan War. The collection was edited by Dr Asaf Siniver, and published in Fall 2013…

Gulf Studies | Call for Papers

When the Centre Cannot Hold: How the Arab Spring, Changing Global Energy Markets, and the rise of the Developing World Have Enriched the Gulf Economies and Provided New Avenues of Influence While Shattering the Foundations of Their Foreign Policies Dr Sean Foley and Dr Philipp O. Amour have proposed a panel on Gulf Studies for…

Special Issue on ‘The Arab Spring’ published

Dr Philipp O. Amour is pleased to announce the publication of a special issue of the Journal ‘Alternatives: Turkish Journal of International Relations’. The special issue was edited by Dr Philipp Amour and appeared as issue 12, no. 3, (Fall 2013). It is dedicated to ‘The Arab Spring: Comparative Perspectives and Regional Implications’. The special…

Palestinian Politics in Transition

The Case of the October WarDr Philipp O. Amour had the privilege to be invited to contribute a chapter for a recently published book on the October War of 1973 – also known as the Yom Kippur War, and the Ramadan War. The collection was edited by Dr Asaf Siniver, and published in Fall 2013…

The Department of Politics and International Relations (DPIR) highlights Philipp O. Amour’s analysis of field research in the Middle East

The Department of Politics and International Relations (DPIR, University of Oxford) features Dr. Philipp Amour’s Article on ‘Field Research in the Middle East.’ The article is based on his larger project entiteld ‘The Birth of the Palestinain Cultural History.’ It focuses on practical, theoretical, and methodological aspects of conducting research in conflict zones; and examines…

Field Research in the Middle East

Historical Methods: A Journal of Quantitative and Interdisciplinary History (Vol. 45, No. 3, 2012) has published an article written by Philipp Amour on Field Research in the Middle East. Taking into account his own distinct field research experience in the Middle East (Lebanon, Jordan, the Palestinian territories, and Syria) while completing his M.A. and Ph.D., Dr…