Andrew Hammond


St Antony's


DPhil Oriental Studies

Contact:; @Hammonda1

Educational Background:

MPhil Modern Middle East Studies, BA Arabic and History.

BBC Arabic radio, Reuters news agency, European Council on Foreign Relations.

Research Interests:

Late Ottoman history, modern Islamic thought, Middle East studies, Salafism, Gulf politics and society, Turkey, Saudi Arabia.

Muhammad Abduh, Mustafa Sabri, Zahid al-Kawthari, Mehmed Akif.

Recent Publications and/or Conferences:

"Producing Salafism: From Invented Tradition to State Agitprop," in Salman's Legacy: The Dilemmas of a New Era in Saudi Arabia, Madawi Al-Rasheed, ed. (Hurst, 2018).

"Salafi Thought in Turkish Public Discourse since 1980," IJMES, 49/3 (2017).  

Popular Culture in North Africa and the Middle East (ABC-Clio, 2017).

"Making Revolution Islamic Again: Protest and Rebellion from '79 Iran to the Arab Spring," Global Policy, January 2017.

"Rereading jihadi texts: Between subalternity and policy discourse," in Political Islam and Global Media: The boundaries of religious identity, Noha Mellor and Khalil Rinnawi, eds. (Routledge, 2017).

Andrew Hammond