For Detailed information regarding publications by staff please go to indvidual pages for the detail:

Prof Gareth Stansfield

Dr Clemence Scalbert-Yucel

Prof Christine Robins

A sample of recent published work is given below.


The Islamic State, the Kurdistan Region, and the Future of Iraq, London and New York, Hurst and OUP, 2016.

The Kurdish Question Revisited, London, Hurst & Co, 2016.

Iraq: People, History, Politics, Cambridge, Polity, 2016.

The shifting borders of conflict, difference, and oppression: Kurdish folklore revisited, in Stansfield GRV, Shareef M (eds) Kurdish Studies Revisited, Hurst, 2016

Segmentation of Political Parties in Underdeveloped Contexts: The Case of the Kurds, in Jabar F (eds) The Kurdish Moment: The Weakening of the Unitary State in the Middle East, London: Hurst & Co, 2016

The Evolution of the Political System of the Kurdistan Region of Iraq, in Gurbey G, Hoffman S (eds) Politics and Society in Kurdistan-Iraq and Palestine, Berlin: LIT Verlag, 2016

The Kurdish Experience in Post-Saddam Iraq, in Stansfield G, Shareef M (eds) The Kurdish Question Revisited, London and New York: Hurst & Co and Oxford University Press, 2016

The Iraq State, the Kurdish 'State', and State-Society Relations in the Kurdistan Region of Iraq, in Isakhan B, Mako S, Dawood F (eds) Evolving State-Society Relations in Iraq: Negotiating Citizenship Under Occupation, London: I B Tauris, 2016

Building a Federal State: Defining Democracy and the Essence of the State in Post-2003 Iraq, in Halabi Y (eds) Democratic Peace Across the Middle East: Islam and Political Modernisation, London: I B Tauris, 2016

with Kelly S, On the Right Side of History? The Dilemmas of British Policy Towards the Gulf Arab States, in Niblock T, Hook S (eds) The United States and the Gulf: Towards a Reassessment of Gulf Commitments and Alignments, Berlin: Gerlach, 2015

with Allison C, Kreyenbroek PG, Remembering the Past in Iranian Societies, Otto Harrassowitz, 2013.

The Yezidis, in Hunter ECD (eds) Religious Minorities of the Modern Middle East: A Complete Survey of Non-Muslim Communities, IB Tauris, 2016

with Allison FC, Buffon V, The Gendering of Victimhood: Western Media and the Sinjar Genocide, Kurdish Studies, vol. 4, 2016, 128-147

Heritage as a Category of Public Policy in the Southeastern Anatolia Region, in Massicard E, Aymes M, Gourisse B (eds) Order and Compromise: Government Practices in Turkey from the Late Ottoman Empire to the Early 21st Century, Brill, 2015

Diversité culturelle et hiérarchie ethnique. L'usage des catégories dans le conflit kurde en Turquie, in Dorronsoro G, Grojean O (eds) Identités et politique De la différenciation culturelle au conflit, Paris: Presses de Sciences Po, 2015

Common Ground or Battlefield? Deconstructing the Politics of Recognition in TurkeyNationalism and Ethnic Politics, vol. 22, no. 1, Taylor and francis, 2016