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    • More religious yet still secular? The shifting relationship between the secular and the religious in Syria 

      Khatib, Line (Centre for Syrian Studies, School of International Relations, University of St Andrews, 2016-02-11) - Journal article
      In More Religious, Yet Still Secular? The Shifting Relationship Between the Secular and the Religious in Syria, Line Khatib takes us on a more recent journey than that of Aldoughli’s narrative, and explores how secularism ...
    • Off with their heads: the Islamic State and civilian beheadings 

      Zech, Steven T.; Kelly, Zane M. (Centre for the Study of Terrorism and Political Violence, University of St Andrews, 2015-05-25) - Journal article
      This commentary evaluates the use of beheadings by the Islamic State in Syria and Iraq. We place beheadings in a broader historical context and draw from academic research in terrorism studies and the social sciences to ...
    • Organisationally secular: Damascene Islamist movements and the Syrian Uprising 

      Imady, Omar (Centre for Syrian Studies, School of International Relations, University of St Andrews, 2016-02-11) - Journal article
      In Organisationally Secular, Imady introduces a novel method in analysing popular movements, especially those with a religious orientation. Using ideas from organisational typology and organisational communication, Imady ...
    • Playing the sectarian card in a sectarianized new Middle East 

      Valbjorn, Morten; Hinnebusch, Raymond (2019-01-31) - Journal article
      This article examines the interaction between authoritarianism and the instrumentalization of sectarianism in the Middle East. It begins with an overview of debates on authoritarianism in the region and how they has been ...
    • Preface: Syria Studies, Vol 6, Issue 1 

      Hinnebusch, Raymond (Centre for Syrian Studies, School of International Relations, University of St Andrews, 2014-02-05) - Journal item
      An introduction to Volume 6.1 - Contextualizing the Syrian Uprising.
    • Preface: Syria Studies, Vol 6, Issue 2 

      Imady, Omar (Centre for Syrian Studies, School of International Relations, University of St Andrews, 2014-06-06) - Journal item
      Preface by Omar Imady, the Managing Editor of Syria Studies.
    • Preface: Syria Studies, Vol 6, Issue 3 

      Imady, Omar (Centre for Syrian Studies, School of International Relations, University of St Andrews, 2014-12-01) - Journal item
      Preface to Vol 6, Number 3: Preludes to the Islamic State: contextualizing the rise of extremism in the Syrian uprising
    • Preface: Syria Studies, Vol 7, Issue 1 

      Imady, Omar (Centre for Syrian Studies, School of International Relations, University of St Andrews, 2015-01-19) - Journal item
      Preface to Vol VII - 1 (2015): sympathetic stereotypes: the Syrian Uprising in western media and scholarship
    • Preface: Syria Studies, Vol 7, Issue 2 

      Imady, Omar (Centre for Syrian Studies, School of International Relations, University of St Andrews, 2015-03-24) - Journal item
    • Preface: Syria Studies, Vol 8, Issue 1 

      Hinnebusch, Raymond (Centre for Syrian Studies, School of International Relations, University of St Andrews, 2016-02-11) - Journal item
      Preface to Syria Studies - Vol 8, No 1 (2016)
    • Preface: Syria Studies, Vol 8, Issue 2 

      Imady, Omar (Centre for Syrian Studies, School of International Relations, University of St Andrews, 2016-11-28) - Journal item
      Preface to VOL 8, NO 2 (2016) of Syria Studies by Omar Imady
    • Preface: Syria Studies, Vol 9, Issue 1 

      Imady, Omar (Centre for Syrian Studies, School of International Relations, University of St Andrews, 2017-04-21) - Journal item
      Preface to VOL 9, NO 1 (2017) by Omar Imady
    • Preface: Syria Studies, Vol 9, Issue 2 

      Imady, Omar (Centre for Syrian Studies, School of International Relations, University of St Andrews, 2018-02) - Journal item
      Preface to VOL 9, NO 2 (2017) of Syria Studies by Omar Imady.
    • Regional and international factors that prolong the Syrian crisis 

      Aboultaif, Eduardo Wassim (Centre for Syrian Studies, School of International Relations, University of St Andrews, 2016-11-16) - Journal article
      In Regional and International factors that Prolong the Syrian Crisis, Eduardo W. Aboultaif provides an analytical survey of the various regional and international players who are directly or indirectly involved in the ...
    • Revisiting ideological borrowings in Syrian nationalist narratives: Sati ‘al-Husri, Michel ‘Aflaq and Zaki al-Arsuzi 

      Aldoughli, Rahaf (Centre for Syrian Studies, School of International Relations, University of St Andrews, 2016-02-11) - Journal article
      In Revisiting Ideological Borrowings, Aldoughli takes us on an in-depth journey of the intellectual foundations of nationalism in Syria. Her focus is Sati’ al-Husri, a secular nationalist thinker whose work formed the basis ...
    • The revolution “from below” and its misinterpretations “from above”. The case of Syria’s neglected civil society 

      Brownlee, Billie Jeanne (Centre for Syrian Studies, School of International Relations, University of St Andrews, 2015-01-19) - Journal article
      In The Revolution “From Below” and Its Misinterpretations “From Above”. The Case of Syria’s Neglected Civil Society, Brownlee reminds us that civil society in the Arab world in general, and in Syria in particular, was not ...
    • State de-construction in Iraq and Syria 

      Hinnebusch, Raymond (2016) - Journal article
      In International Historical Sociology, states and states systems co-constitute each other. While IHS focuses on state formation, this paper argues that state de-formation, and in its extremes, state failure, is also ...
    • The strategy & goals of the Muslim Brotherhood in the Syrian Revolution 

      Ramírez, Naomí (Centre for Syrian Studies, School of International Relations, University of St Andrews, 2014-12-01) - Journal article
      Since the Hama events of 1982 that led to the Muslim Brotherhood’s forced exile from Syria, the group’s aim has been the return to Syria. To achieve their goals, they have made use of different negotiation channels with ...
    • Sunni Islamists in Tripoli and the Asad regime 1966-2014 

      Gade, Tine (Centre for Syrian Studies, School of International Relations, University of St Andrews, 2015-03-24) - Journal article
    • Syria and the great powers (1946-1958): how western power politics pushed the country toward the Soviet Union 

      Dostal, Jörg Michael (Centre for Syrian Studies, School of International Relations, University of St Andrews, 2015-11-16) - Journal article
      This paper reconstructs the political history of the Syrian Arab Republic from the time of the country's emergence as an independent state in 1946 to the merger with Egypt to form the United Arab Republic in 1958. Two main ...