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Bashir Saade

Lecturer, Politics and Religion
University of Stirling

Bashir Saade is an Interdisciplinary Lecturer in Politics and Religion at the University of Stirling. He previously held posts at the University of Edinburgh and the American University of Beirut. He has a PhD in War Studies from King’s College, London. His teaching and research interests cross between political anthropology and social theory. He studies contemporary Islamic politics while focusing on the increasing importance of media technology. He also engages in a genealogical reading of key pre-modern Arabic texts showing their relevance to modern transformations. His book, Hizbullah and the Politics of Remembrance (Cambridge University Press, 2016), focuses on the cultural production of the Lebanese political party.

SELECT PUBLICATIONS

Hizbullah and the Politics of Remembrance: Writing the Lebanese Nation (Cambridge, 2016)

-“Martyrology and conceptions of time in Hizbullah’s writing practices,” International Journal of Middle East Studies (2015).

-Saade B (2020) Islamic State and Game of Thrones: The Global Among Tradition, Identity, and the Politics of Spectacle. International Journal of Communication, 14, pp. 1911-1932. https://ijoc.org/index.php/ijoc/article/view/9864

-Hassan Nasrallah Ashura Speeches: The thin line between Ethics and Identity
Saade B (2019) Hassan Nasrallah Ashura Speeches: The thin line between Ethics and Identity. Die Welt des Islams, 59 (3-4), p. 384–410. https://doi.org/10.1163/15700607-05934P06