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Call for Chapters for Edited Volume: The Regional Order and Security System in the Gulf Region and the Middle East: A House of Cards

Abstract: The broader Gulf Region and the Middle East have been witnessing a turbulent period since the closure of the first decade of the 21st century, one of uprisings and counter–uprisings, of civil wars and proxy wars as well as of deliberate destabilizing crises. Shifts in the distribution of power through the regional system off…

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…

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…