The ‘heritage turn’ in international interventions in the Middle East and Iraq

Since the 1990s, donor organisations such as USAID and the development agencies in European countries, have delivered projects geared to building the capacity of domestic non-governmental organisations, promoting human rights and women’s issues and constructing new societal relations on the

The ‘heritage turn’ in international interventions in the Middle East and Iraq

Since the 1990s, donor organisations such as USAID and the development agencies in European countries, have delivered projects geared to building the capacity of domestic non-governmental organisations, promoting human rights and women’s issues and constructing new societal relations on the

Making sense of Iraq’s Protest Movement

The occupation of Iraq from 2003 to 2011 radically altered Iraqi society and the ways in which its classes and social groups are positioned in relation to the Iraqi state. It created winners, losers and those in between with different

Making sense of Iraq’s Protest Movement

The occupation of Iraq from 2003 to 2011 radically altered Iraqi society and the ways in which its classes and social groups are positioned in relation to the Iraqi state. It created winners, losers and those in between with different

The Fallacies of Insecurity in Iraq

I am not sure where it was published initially but it was also republished on the Assyrian International News Agency. Here is a copy of it taken from that website: http://www.aina.org/letters/20080316162402.htm   Letters The Fallacies of Insecurity in Iraq By

The Fallacies of Insecurity in Iraq

I am not sure where it was published initially but it was also republished on the Assyrian International News Agency. Here is a copy of it taken from that website: http://www.aina.org/letters/20080316162402.htm   Letters The Fallacies of Insecurity in Iraq By

A New Resistance of the Mind

American freedom as Iraqis saw it in the invasion and occupation of Iraq in 2003 came on top of a military tank that trampled its way into the cradle of civilisation. Liberation in Iraq having got rid of one dictator

A New Resistance of the Mind

American freedom as Iraqis saw it in the invasion and occupation of Iraq in 2003 came on top of a military tank that trampled its way into the cradle of civilisation. Liberation in Iraq having got rid of one dictator

Iraq’s New Statesman

A link to an article published for Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, 3rd May, 2018. https://carnegieendowment.org/2018/05/03/iraq-s-new-statesman-pub-76244

Iraq’s New Statesman

A link to an article published for Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, 3rd May, 2018. https://carnegieendowment.org/2018/05/03/iraq-s-new-statesman-pub-76244

US occupation politics and cultural heritage in Iraq

We often think of the destruction of cultural heritage, whether tangible or otherwise, as pertaining to acts of violence perpetuated by individuals or groups. No less is this the case than in Mosul, whose rich cultural diversity and social groups,

US occupation politics and cultural heritage in Iraq

We often think of the destruction of cultural heritage, whether tangible or otherwise, as pertaining to acts of violence perpetuated by individuals or groups. No less is this the case than in Mosul, whose rich cultural diversity and social groups,

Civil society, heritage, the failure of IR: some observations

This is an unedited, unfinished piece. Before we start to think about how to explore different uses and meanings of ‘heritage’ in Iraq, I think its important to critically explore the concept and practice of civil society in Iraq. I

Civil society, heritage, the failure of IR: some observations

This is an unedited, unfinished piece. Before we start to think about how to explore different uses and meanings of ‘heritage’ in Iraq, I think its important to critically explore the concept and practice of civil society in Iraq. I