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Portrait Madawi al-Rasheed
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Madawi al-Rasheed

Madawi al-Rasheed is a Saudi Arabian social anthropologist. From 1994 to 2013, she was a professor at the department of theology and religious studies at King’s College London. She is currently visiting professor at the Middle East Centre at the London School of Economics and Political Science. She regularly gives lectures at universities in the USA, Europe, and the Middle East. She has published numerous books and articles on political developments, gender, and religion in Saudi Arabia.


Politics in an Arabian Oasis
I.B. Tauris
London, 1991
A History of Saudi Arabia
Cambridge, 2002
Counter Narratives
History, Contemporary Society and Politics in Saudi Arabia and Yemen
New York, 2004
Transnational Connections and the Arab Gulf
London, 2005
Contesting the Saudi State
Islamic Voices from a New Generation
Cambridge, 2007
Kingdom without Borders
Saudi Political, Religious and Media Frontiers
London, 2008
Dying for Faith
Religiously Motivated Violence in the Contemporary World
I.B. Tauris
London, 2009
Demystifying the Caliphate
Historical Memory and Contemporary Contexts
London, 2012
A Most Masculine State
Gender, Politics and Religion in Saudi Arabia
Cambridge, 2013
Muted Modernists
The Struggle over Divine Politics in Saudi Arabia
London, 2015
Salman’s Legacy
The Dilemmas of a New Era in Saudi Arabia
London, 2018