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Fifty shades of lockdown Covid-19 in Syria: Another calamity (on top of everything else)

2 June 2020

Feras Alkabani reflects on the meanings of ‘lockdown’ in a war zone.

Asa Briggs Visiting Fellowships Round 2: call for applications

20 November 2017

The second round of this prestigious scheme is now open. The Fellowships will enable internationally outstanding academics to visit Sussex.

New research disputes claims that climate change helped spark the Syrian civil war

7 September 2017

A new study shows that there is no sound evidence that global climate change was a factor in causing the Syrian civil war.

World-leading Middle East experts come together at Sussex

17 May 2017

Highly regarded experts in the field of Middle Eastern politics came together at the University of Sussex last week.

Transformation of power in the Middle East and implications for UK policy inquiry

13 December 2016

The House of Lords International Relations Select Committee has published evidence from Jan Selby, Professor of International Relations and Director...

Researcher uncovers hidden facts of Israeli-Palestinian water politics

5 February 2013

The Israeli government has been forcing the Palestinian Authority into approving water infrastructure for illegal W