Professor Madawi Al-Rasheed
Professor of Anthropology of Religion
Tel +44 (0)20 7848 2623
Address Room 4F, Chesham Building
King's College London
London, WC2R 2LS
Madawi Al-Rasheed holds a PhD in Social Anthropology from Cambridge University. Before coming to King's in 1994, she was Prize Research Fellow at Nuffield College, Oxford. She also taught at Goldsmith College (University of London) and the Institute of Social and Cultural Anthropology, University of Oxford.
Anthropology of Muslim societies
Religion, state and resistance
Islamist movements, civil society and mobilisation
Gender, religion and politics
Identity, migration and ethnicity
2013 Al-Rasheed, M. A Most Masculine State: gender, politics and religion in Saudi Arabia, forthcoming, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.
2010 Al-Rasheed, M. a History of Saudi Arabia, second edition, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, pp. 317.
2007 Al-Rasheed, M. Contesting the Saudi State: Islamic voices from a new generation. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, pp 308.
2005 Al-Rasheed, M. mazaq al-islah fi al-saudiyyah fi al-qarn al-wahid wa al-ishrin London: al-Saqi, pp. 182.
2002 Al-Rasheed, M. A History of Saudi Arabia. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, pp. 255. Also in Arabic, Spanish and Polish.
1998 Al-Rasheed, M. Iraqi Assyrian Christians in London: the Construction of Ethnicity New York: the Edwin Mellen Press, pp. 233.
1991 Al-Rasheed M Politics in an Arabian Oasis: the Rashidi Tribal Dynasty. London: I.B. Tauris, pp. 300.
Professor Madawi Al-Rasheed supervises graduate students interested in religion and politics, gender, migration, religious minorities, religious movements, state and religion, and religion and human rights in both the Middle East and among Muslim religious groups in the West.