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Eyre, Dr. Guy

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Areas of research:
Religious politics, Islamist transnationalism, contested governance, political thought
Regional focus:
Middle East and North Africa (MENA)
PhD, Prof. Matt Nelson and Prof. Charles Tripp, Politics and International Studies, School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS), University of London, UK
MA Near and & Middle Eastern Studies, SOAS, University of London, UK (full scholarship)
MA Legal and Political Theory, University College London, UK
BA Philosophy, Bristol University, UK
Professional experience:
Since 2022
Arnold Bergstraesser Institute (ABI), Post-Doctoral Fellow
Since 2022
Merian Centre for Advanced Studies in the Maghreb (MECAM), Fellow
Since 2022
Centre Jacques-Berque, Post-Doctoral Associate Fellow
King’s College London, Department of Political Economy, Lecturer
SOAS, University of London, Department of Politics and International Studies, Teaching Fellow

Selected Publications and Working Papers

‘The Moroccan ‘Salafism since the Arab Spring', in Salafi Social and Political Movements: National and Transnational Contexts’, edited by Prof. Masooda Bano at Oxford University (Edinburgh University Press, September 2021)

‘‘Quietist’ Salafism and politics in Morocco and Libya’, co-written with Inga Trauthig (KCL), Sharq Forum (2021)

‘Of friends and foes: Schmitt, shibboleths, and Islamic (anti-)politics in Morocco’, working paper.

‘Salafi-Islamist contestation and the state in the MENA’, working paper.