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New Texts Out Now: Bashir Saade, Hizbullah and the Politics of Remembrance: Writing Nations

Bashir Saade, Hizbullah and the Politics of Remembrance: Writing Nations. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2016. Jadaliyya (J): What made you write this book? Bashir Saade (BS): This book is based on my PhD dissertation and the research I had done at the time, from 2006 to 2011. I started after the July 2006 war, which was the trigger for an already growing interest in understanding the phenomenon of Hizbullah. I was mostly interested in questioning the way Hizbullah ...

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Bashir Saade is an Interdisciplinary a Lecturer in Religion & Politics at the University of Stirling. He is the author of Hizbullah and the Politics of Remembrance, published with Cambridge University Press. His research interests centre on contemporary Islamic movements through their constantly negotiated and changing relation with states in the Middle East. He is also involved in a genealogical philosophical reading of crucial notions of early Arabic/Islamic scholarship as he engages in its early written and orally transmitted material which can inform the modern condition and the changes that took place in understandings of authority, religion and politics.