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    • Analyzing the domestic and international conflict in Syria: are there lessons from political science? 

      Dostal, Jörg Michael (Centre for Syrian Studies, School of International Relations, University of St Andrews, 2014-02-05) - Journal article
      This article contributes to the discussion about opportunities for and barriers to domestically-driven political reform in the Syrian Arab Republic. The argument is put forward in five sections. In the first section, ...
    • Book Review - Lil-tarikh wa-al-dhikra, qisat jihad wa-‘umur (For history and memory, the story of a struggle and a life) by Badr Deen Challah 

      Imady, Omar (Centre for Syrian Studies, School of International Relations, University of St Andrews, 2015-11-16) - Book review
      Book Review of a work by a prominent Syrian merchant who forged an alliance with Hafez al-Asad.
    • Book review: Mohammed Imady 

      Arslanian, Ferdinand (Centre for Syrian Studies, School of International Relations, University of St Andrews, 2015-06-16) - Book review
      Book Review: Mohammed Imady, The evolving concepts of development in Syria: Damascus: Dar Tlas Lil-Dirasat wa-al-Nashr, 2004
    • Coercive control in conflict: implications for Syria 

      Hopkins, Joanne (Centre for Syrian Studies, School of International Relations, University of St Andrews, 2018-11-14) - Journal article
      In Coercive Control in Conflict: Implications for Syria, Joanne Hopkins explores how the concept of coercive control can be used to help us understand the continuum of violence experienced by men and women in the Syrian ...
    • Coping with Asad: Lebanese prime ministers’ strategies 

      Osoegawa, Taku (Centre for Syrian Studies, School of International Relations, University of St Andrews, 2015-03-24) - Journal article
    • The emergence of the political voice of Syria’s civil society from within the non-violent movements of the Syrian uprising 

      Al-Om, Tamara (Centre for Syrian Studies, School of International Relations, University of St Andrews, 2016-11-28) - Journal article
      In The Emergence of The Political Voice of Syria’s Civil Society from within the Non-violent Movements of the Syrian Uprising, Tamara Al-Om address one of the most important aspects and ironically least addressed, of the ...
    • Framing disaster: performativity & desire in the writings of Syrians in diaspora 

      Imady, Nusaiba Joan (Centre for Syrian Studies, School of International Relations, University of St Andrews, 2018-11-14) - Journal article
      In Framing Disaster, Performativity & Desire in the Writings of Syrians in Diaspora, Nusaiba Joan Imady examines the ways in which “… Syrians in diaspora have explored and redefined meaning in tradition and culture, ...
    • Governance without government in Syria: civil society and state building during conflict 

      Khalaf, Rana (Centre for Syrian Studies, School of International Relations, University of St Andrews, 2015-06-16) - Journal article
      This article aims to break new ground in academia by bridging the existing knowledge and practice gap on governance during conflict. It seeks to understand the governance dynamics during conflict in the non-government-controlled ...
    • How a microfinance network could have preempted the Syrian uprising 

      Imady, Omar (Centre for Syrian Studies, School of International Relations, University of St Andrews, 2014-02-05) - Journal article
      The story shared below sheds light on a hitherto unknown prelude to the Syrian Uprising of March 2011. It is a story of a microfinance network of sanadiq, or village funds, that was first established in an area known as ...
    • Interrogating the construction of gendered identity in the Syrian nationalist narrative: Al-Husari, Aflaq and al-Arsuzi 

      Aldoughli, Rahaf (Centre for Syrian Studies, School of International Relations, University of St Andrews, 2017-04-21) - Journal article
      In Interrogating the Construction of Gendered Identity in the Syrian Nationalist Narrative: Al-Husari, Aflaq and al-Arsuzi, Rahaf Aldoughli sheds an important light on how early Bathist theortricans planted the intellectual ...
    • Isolating dissent, punishing the masses: siege warfare as counter-insurgency 

      Todman, Will (Centre for Syrian Studies, School of International Relations, University of St Andrews, 2017-04-21) - Journal article
      In Isolating Dissent, Punishing the Masses: Siege Warfare as Counter-Insurgency, Will Todman analyses the intricate relationship between the nature of the Syrian regime and the military tactics it opted to use to supress ...
    • The Kurdish identity; from banishment to empowerment 

      Rifai, Ola (Centre for Syrian Studies, School of International Relations, University of St Andrews, 2016-11-16) - Journal article
      In The Kurdish identity; from Banishment to Empowerment, Ola Rifai explores one of the important manifestations of the Syrian Uprising, namely, how it has directly and indirectly influenced the manufacturing and perception ...
    • The making of a cosmopolitan quarter: Sha’laan in the 20th century 

      Chatty, Dawn (Centre for Syrian Studies, School of International Relations, University of St Andrews, 2014-06-06) - Journal article
      In 2001, the French Institute in Damascus (IFPO), in collaboration with the Maison de l’Orient de la Méditerranée/Université de Lyon 2 (GREMMO), and the Faculty of Architecture and Geography at the University of Damascus, ...
    • Mapping the ailing (but resilient) Syrian banking sector 

      al-Kattan, Rashad (Centre for Syrian Studies, School of International Relations, University of St Andrews, 2015-06-16) - Journal article
      The purpose of this research is to provide a broad overview of the banking sector in Syria with a focus on the ownership structure of banks operating in the country, and the impact of the conflict on the investments in ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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