Sectarian Politics in the Gulf Summary Report
Potter, Lawrence G.
Gengler, Justin J.
Diwan, Kristin Smith
Peterson, J. E.
This Summary Report contains synopses of chapters written for the “Sectarian Politics in the Gulf” research initiative over two working group meetings that took place in Doha. The central aim of this study is to examine the dynamic ways in which evolving sectarian identities and politics in the Gulf region intersect. Encompassing Iran and the states of the Arabian Peninsula, the research project includes topics that focus on how sectarian issues play out in the realms of domestic politics within Gulf states, as well as those that address sectarianism’s impact on inter-state relations within the region. This project brings together a renowned group of scholars to examine the issues of religious, communal, and ethnic identities in the Gulf, and how these impose themselves on both the domestic and international politics of the Gulf.
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Potter, Lawrence G.; Gengler, Justin J.; Haddad, Fanar; Louër, Laurence; Diwan, Kristin Smith; Valeri, Marc; Peterson, J.E.; Beck, Lois (Center for International and Regional Studies, 2015)Certain streams of scholarship have suggested that conflicts around sectarian identity lie at the very crux of Middle Eastern politics. Sectarianism may be broadly defined as the process through which forms of ethnic and/or ...
Kamrava, Mehran; Onley, James; Peterson, J.E.; Lawson, Fred H.; Kostiner, Joseph; Ayoob, Mohammed; Byman, Daniel; Gause, F. Gregory; Wright, Steven; Janardhan, N.; Niethammer, Katja; Nonneman, Gerd (Center for International and Regional Studies, 2009)
Kamrava, Mehran; Foran, John; Sika, Nadine; Al-Arian, Abdullah A.; Hamid, Shadi; Arjomand, Said Amir; Hashemi, Nader; Duboc, Marie; Korany, Bahgat; Abu-Rish, Ziad; Lucas, Russell E.; Mecham, Quinn; Juneau, Thomas; Haddad, Bassam; Vandewalle, Dirk (Center for International and Regional Studies, 2013)