Undergraduate Module Descriptor

ARA3043: From "Home Lands" to "Host States": Migration, Displacement and Diaspora in the Middle East

This module descriptor refers to the 2019/0 academic year.

Indicative Reading List

This reading list is indicative - i.e. it provides an idea of texts that may be useful to you on this module, but it is not considered to be a confirmed or compulsory reading list for this module.

Baldwin-Edwards, Martin. (2011) Labour Immigration and Labour Markets in the GCC Countries: National Patterns and Trends.

Brand, L. A. (2006) Citizens Abroad: Emigration and The State In The Middle East And North Africa. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press: 1-23.

Brand, Laurie A. (2014) Arab Uprisings and the Changing Frontiers of Transnational Citizenship: Voting from Abroad in Political Transitions. Political Geography 41 (1): 54–63.

Bryant, R. (ed.) (2016) Post-Ottoman Coexistence: Sharing Space in the Shadow of Conflict. Space and Place Series. New York: Berghahn Books.

Campbell, M., (2016) Interpreters of Occupation: Gender and Politics of Belonging in an Iraqi Refugee Network. Syracuse: Syracuse University Press.

Chatty, D. (2010) Dispossession And Displacement In The Modern Middle East, Cambridge: Cambridge University.


Eliassi, B (2015) Narratives of statelessness and political belonging among Kurdish diasporas in Sweden and the UK. IMI Working Paper 114.

Fargues, P. (2013) International Migration And The Nation State In Arab Countries. Middle East Law And Governance 5 (1–2): 5–35.

Gaunt, D., Atto, N., and Barthoma, S. (eds.) (2017) Sayfo - The Genocide Against the Assyrians, Syriac, and Chaldean Christians in the Ottoman Empire. New York. Berghahn Books.

Hollifield, James. (2015) The Politics of International Migration: How Can We “Bring the State Back In”? In Migration Theory: Talking Across Disciplines, edited by James F. Hollifield and Caroline F. Brettell. New York: Routledge: 183-237.

Mahmoud, J. (2016) Kurdish Diaspora Online: from Imagined Community to Managing Communities. London: Palgrave Macmillan.

Seeberg, Peter. (2013) The Arab Uprisings and the EU’s Migration Policies—The Cases of Egypt, Libya, and Syria. Democracy and Security 9 (1–2): 157–176.