Madawi Al-Rasheed

Visiting Professor, Middle East Centre, London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE).

Madawi Al-Rasheed is a Visiting Professor at the Middle East Centre at the London School of Economics and Political Science and a Research Fellow at the Open Society Foundation. Her research interests include gender, religion and politics, with a focus on the Arab Gulf and especially Saudi Arabia, as well as Islamist movements and the anthropology of Muslim societies. Read more

Professor Al-Rasheed has authored eight monographs, including:

  • Muted Modernists: The Struggle over Divine Politics in Saudi Arabia (Hurst & OUP, 2015)
  • A Most Masculine State: Gender, Politics and Religion in Saudi Arabia (Cambridge University Press, 2013)

Contribution (Book and Lecture Series)
Zurich, 27 October 2015
Saudi Regional Interventions in the Middle East: Consequences for Local Societies