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Dr Marc Valeri



with M Valeri, Hertog S, Luciani G, Business Politics in the Middle East, London/New York, Hurst/Oxford University Press, 2013.

Oman. Politics and Society in the Qaboos-State, London and New York, Hurst and Oxford University Press, 2009.

Le sultanat d'Oman. Une revolution en trompe-l'oeil, Paris, Karthala, 2007.


Iran-Oman Relations since the 1970s: A Mutually Beneficial Modus Vivendi, in Bahgat G, Ehteshami A, Quilliam N (eds) Security and Bilateral Issues between Iran and its Arab Neighbours, Palgrave MacMillan, 2017, 149-166

Oman, in Martin RC (eds) Encyclopedia of Islam and the Muslim World, MacMillan References USA, 2016, 822-824

The Gulf Monarchies and Iran: Between Confrontation and Geostrategic Realities, in Narbone L, Lestra M (eds) The Gulf Monarchies Beyond the Arab Spring, Florence: European University Institute, 2015, 38-45

Oman. L'hyper-personnalisation du pouvoir à l'épreuve du « Printemps arabe », in Camau M, Vairel F (eds) Soulèvements et recompositions politiques dans le monde arabe, Montréal: Presses Universitaires de Montréal, 2014, 353-370

State-Business Relations in the Gulf: The Role of Business Actors in the Decision-Making Process in Bahrain and Oman, in Hudson M, Kirk M (eds) Gulf Politics and Economics in a Changing World, New Jersey/London/Singapore: World Scientific, 2014, 55-76

Identity Politics and Nation-Building under Sultan Qaboos, in Potter, L G (eds) Sectarian Politics in the Persian Gulf, London/New York: Hurst/Oxford University Press, 2013, 179-206

Ibadism and Omani Nation-Building since 1970, in Ziaka A (eds) On Ibadism, Hildesheim (Germany): Georg Olms, 2013, 165-176

Domesticating Local Elites. Sheikhs, Walis and State-Building Under Sultan Qaboos, in Wippel S (eds) Regionalizing Oman. Political, Economic and Social Dynamics, Heidelberg: Springer, 2013, 267-277

Oligarchy vs. Oligarchy. Business and Politics of Reform in Bahrain and Oman, in Hertog S, Luciani G, Valeri M (eds) Business Politics in the Middle East, London and New York: Hurst and Oxford University Press, 2013, 17-41

الربيع العماني في مواجهة قدسية الحاكم (The Omani Spring and the 'Sanctity' of the Ruler) (in Arabic), in Al-Hashmi S (eds) الربيع العُماني، قراءة في السياقات والدلالات (The Omani Spring. A Reading of its Context and Implications) (in Arabic), Beirut: Dar al-Farabi, 2013, 81-93

Contentious Politics in Bahrain: Opposition Cooperation between Regime Manipulation and Youth Radicalisation, in Kraetzschmar H (eds) The Dynamics of Opposition Cooperation in the Arab World: Contentious Politics in Times of Change, London: Routledge, 2012, 129-149

Oman, in Davidson C (eds) Power and Politics in the Persian Gulf Monarchies, London and New York: Hurst and Columbia University Press, 2011, 135-160

Legitimacy-Building in a Post-Civil War Context : The Case of the Sultanate of Oman after 1970, in Dijkema C, Gatelier K, Samson I, Tercinet J (eds) Rethinking the Foundations of the State, an Analysis of Post-Crisis Situations, Brussels: Bruylant, 2011, 273-290

State-Building, Liberalization from Above and Political Legitimacy in the Sultanate of Oman, in Schlumberger O (eds) Debating Arab Authoritarianism. Dynamics and Durability in Nondemocratic Regimes, Stanford: Stanford University Press, 2007, 143-158

Liberalization from Above: Political Reforms and Sultanism in Oman, in Khalaf A, Luciani G (eds) Constitutional Reform and Political Participation in the Gulf, Dubai: Gulf Research Center, 2006, 187-211


Monsoon Revolution: Republicans, Sultans and Empires in Oman, 1965-1976, ENGLISH HISTORICAL REVIEW, vol. 131, no. 550, 2016, 729-731

The Middle East: a beginner's guide, INT AFF, vol. 86, no. 2, WILEY-BLACKWELL PUBLISHING, INC, 2010, 575-576


with Kamrava M, Nonneman G, Nosova A, Ruling Families and Business Elites in the Gulf Monarchies: Ever Closer?, Chatham House Paper, Chatham House, the Royal Institute of International Affairs, 2016

The Suhar Paradox: Social and Political Mobilisations in the Sultanate of Oman since 2011, Arabian Humanities, no. 4, 2015

Simmering Unrest and Succession Challenges in Oman, Carnegie Paper - Middle East Series, Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, 2015

J'ai respiré l'air de la liberté. La légitimation autoritaire au Bahrein et en Oman à l'épreuve du printemps arabe, Critique Internationale, no. 61, 2013, 107-126

Autoritarisme et stratégies de légitimation dans le golfe Persique à l'heure du Printemps arabe, Revue internationale de politique comparée, vol. 19, no. 4, 2012, 111-133

with Gatelier K, Les stratégies de légitimation dans les régimes autoritaires. Perspectives comparées, Revue internationale de politique comparée, vol. 19, no. 4, 2012, 7-13

The Qaboos-State under the test of the 'Omani Spring': Are the regime's answers up to expectations?, Les Dossiers du CERI, Sciences Po Paris, 2011

Les Etats du Golfe. Des Etats entre consolidation autoritaire et contraintes réformistes, Questions Internationales, no. 46, La Documentation française, 2010, 42-51

HIGH VISIBILITY, LOW PROFILE: THE SHIA IN OMAN UNDER SULTAN QABOOS, International Journal of Middle East Studies, vol. 42, no. 2, CAMBRIDGE UNIV PRESS, 2010, 251-268

Oman: The Islamic Democratic Tradition, BRITISH JOURNAL OF MIDDLE EASTERN STUDIES, vol. 36, no. 3, 2009, 471-473

The Political Economy of Saudi Arabia, BRITISH JOURNAL OF MIDDLE EASTERN STUDIES, vol. 36, no. 2, 2009, 302-304

Le Conseil d'Oman. Une instance bicamérale de consolidation de l'autoritarisme sultanien, Revue internationale de politique comparee, vol. 15, no. 2, De Boeck Université, 2008, 189-204

Nation-building and communities in Oman since 1970: The Swahili-speaking Omanis in search of identity, AFR AFFAIRS, vol. 106, no. 424, OXFORD UNIV PRESS, 2007, 479-496

Something Stirring under the Still Waters of Oman. Tightening the Grip or Revitalizing the Monarchy?, Les Chroniques Yemenites, vol. 14, 2007, 105-116

Le sultanat d'Oman en quête d'un second souffle. Un régime aux prises avec la nécessaire diversification de son économie et l'émergence de revendications identitaires, Les Etudes du CERI, vol. 122, 2005

Réveil laborieux pour l'Etat-Qabous. Identité nationale et légitimité politique dans l'Oman d'aujourd'hui, Maghreb Machrek, vol. 177, 2003, 37-58

Internet publications

Oman's Mediatory Efforts in Regional Crises, Norwegian Peacebuilding Resource Centre (NOREF), 2014


Oman's Consultative Council elections 2011, Election Watch - OPEMAM, 2012.

Bahrain's parliamentary by-elections 2011, Election Watch-OPEMAM, 2011.

Bahrain's parliamentary elections 2010, Election Watch-OPEMAM, 2011.