Call for papers: Issue IV

The editors welcome submissions for the fourth issue of the Oxford Middle East Review. The theme for this issue will be: Identity and the Middle East. 

Papers will be considered for the journal’s two sections:

Policy Section: 

Shorter briefs or position papers up to 2,000 words (including citations) aimed at influencing contemporary debate or policy-making.

Research Section: 

Articles up to 10,000 words (including citations) that present original material from any discipline that engages critically with the Middle East and North Africa.

Deadline for submissions: Monday, 25 November 2019


Full submission guidelines:

Submit articles, proposals, or queries: editors (a)

Vol 3., No. 1 (Trinity)

The editors at Oxford Middle East Review are delighted to present the third issue of the journal.



From Honeymoon to Divorce: Exploring the Dramatic Change in Turkey’s Foreign Policy Towards Syria in 2011 Through Role-Theory
Nia Clark

Lions of the Future: How a Singing Competition is Transforming Afghanistan
Tory Gullo

Iran and the United States in Afghanistan: An International History, 1996-2002
Alexis Nicholson

Irreconcilable Difference? The 1982 Lebanon War, British Jews, and the Political Left
Imogen Resnick

Social and Spatial Constructions of European Migrants in Morocco
Timo Schmidt

Qashqadarya Arabic Dialect: A Survey of Linguistic Features Based on Four Folktales
Carolina Zucchi



Vol 2., No.1 (Trinity)

The editors at Oxford Middle East Review are delighted to present the second issue of the journal.


Policy Section

The 2001 Authorization for Use of Military Force and America’s Endless War 
Harrison Akins

The Intersection of the Bosnian War, the Mujahideen, and Counterterrorism Measures in Bosnia and Herzegovina
Nicola Mathieson


Research Section

The Quest for Islam in a Virtual Maze: How the Internet is Shaping Religious Knowledge among Young Muslims in Berlin-Kreuzberg
Ines Gassal-Bosch

Arab, Unionist, Republican: The Case of Ma’rūf al-Ruṣāfī
Chris Hitchcock

Memories and Narrations of “Nations” Past: Accounts of Early Migrants from Kerala in the Gulf in the Post-Oil Era 
M.H. Ilias


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