Dr Alam Saleh

Teaching Associate

Research Overview

Dr Alam Saleh is Lecturer in Middle East Politics at Lancaster University. Dr Saleh is also council member of the British Society for Middle Eastern Studies (BRISMES) and Book Review Editor of the British Journal of Middle Eastern Studies. He received his PhD, MA and BA from the School of Politics and International Studies at the University of Leeds. Saleh is Fellow of Higher Education Academy and he has previously taught undergraduate and graduate courses on International Relations, Security Studies and Middle East Politics at Durham, Leeds, and Bradford Universities. Saleh’s book entitled, Ethnic Identity and the State in Iran which was published by Palgrave Macmillan. Dr Saleh has published his works in a number of well-ranked internationally peer-reviewed journals such as the Middle East Journal, British Journal of Middle Eastern Studies, Iranian Studies, and National Identities. Dr Saleh has also been engaged with policy practitioners and external professional bodies such as UK Ministry of Defence, NGOs and Think Tanks.

Trump is Right About Iran, Yet Wrong
Saleh, A. 25/07/2019
Other contribution

Governing after Protests: The Case for Political Participation in Post-2009 Iran
Rivetti, P., Saleh, A. 30/06/2018 In: Islamists and the Politics of the Arab Uprisings. Edinburgh : Edinburgh University Press p. 36-53. 18 p.
Chapter (peer-reviewed)

Political Parties and Secular-Islamist Polarisation in Post-Mubarak Egypt
Kraetzschmar, H., Saleh, A. 30/06/2018 In: Islamists and the Politics of the Arab Uprisings. Edinburgh : Edinburgh University Press p. 221-241. 21 p.
Chapter (peer-reviewed)

The US cannot win the Middle East: six reasons why
Saleh, A. 13/04/2017
Other contribution

Nationalism and Islamism as Opposing Determinants of Iranian National Identity
Saleh, A. 2017 In: The Struggle to Define a Nation. Gorgias Press p. 311-339. 29 p. ISBN: 9781463206420.

Iran’s cynical pandering to its ethnic minorities will do it no good
Saleh, A. 1/03/2016
Other contribution

Ethnic Minorities and the Politics of Identity in Iran
Elling, R., Saleh, A. 2016 In: Iranian Studies . 49, 1, p. 159-171. 13 p.
Journal article

Andalusiasation: Is Iran on the Trajectory of De-Islamisation
Shahi, A., Saleh, A. 22/05/2015 In: British Journal of Middle Eastern Studies. 42, 4, p. 500-519. 20 p.
Journal article

Between Darius and Khomeini: Exploring Iran’s Identity Problematique
Saleh, A., Worrall, J. 2015 In: National Identities. 17, 1, p. 73-97. 25 p.
Journal article

Politicized Identities, Securitized Politics: Sunni-Shi’a Politics in Egypt
Saleh, A., Kraetzschmar, H. 2015 In: The Middle East Journal . 69, 4, p. 545-562. 18 p.
Journal article

Ethnic Identity and the State in Iran
Saleh, A. 2013 London : Palgrave Macmillan. 233 p. ISBN: 9781137310866, 9781349456765. Electronic ISBN: 9781137310873.

Relative Deprivation Theory, Nationalism, Ethnicity and Identity Conflicts
Saleh, A. 2013 In: International Geopolitics Quarterly. 8, 4, p. 156-174. 19 p.
Journal article

Iran’s National Identity Problematic
Saleh, A. 2012 In: Sfera Politcii. 170, 4, p. 50-59. 10 p.
Journal article

Broadening the Concept of Security: Identity and Societal Security
Saleh, A. 2011 In: Geopolitics Quarterly. 6, 4, p. 228-241. 14 p.
Journal article