Call for submissions – Volume V

The editors welcome submissions for the fifth issue of the Oxford Middle East Review, a peer-reviewed, interdisciplinary journal for discussion and debate on issues relating to the Middle East and North Africa. The theme for this issue will be: 


Whether historical or ongoing, ground-breaking or small, grassroots or top-down, we welcome any piece of original work that engages with the theme of Revolutions in the Middle East and North Africa. 

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

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

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

Deadline for submissions: Friday, 27 November 2020

Full submission guidelines: here
Submit articles, proposals, or queries:

‘The West’ in Political Discourse Structures of Regimes and the Muslim Brotherhood in the Egyptian Transformation Process

by Julius Dihstelhoff and Alexander Lohse

‘The West’ is a recurring theme in Egyptian political debates. It appears either as an abstract space, or particular ‘western’ countries are depicted as opponents. Continue reading