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Professor Simon Mabon

Professor of International Politics

  1. 2022
  2. Published

    The Gulf States and the Horn of Africa

    Mason, R. (ed.) & Mabon, S. (ed.), 31/01/2022, Manchester: Manchester University Press. 320 p. (Identities and Geopolitics in the Middle East)

    Research output: Book/Report/ProceedingsBook

  3. 2021
  4. Published

    De-securitisation and Pragmatism in the Persian Gulf: The Future of Saudi-Iranian Relations

    Mabon, S., Nasirzadeh, S. & Alrefai, E., 31/12/2021, In: The International Spectator: Italian Journal of International Affairs. 56, 4, p. 66-83 18 p.

    Research output: Contribution to Journal/MagazineJournal articlepeer-review

  5. Published

    'Not Sunni, Not Shi'a.': Against the Perpetuation of Sectarianism

    Mabon, S., 20/12/2021

    Research output: Exhibits, objects and web-based outputsBlogpeer-review

  6. Published

    DeSecuritization and Pragmatism in the Persian Gulf: The Future of Saudi-Iranian Relations

    Mabon, S., Nasirzadeh, S. & Alrefai, E., 21/11/2021, In: The International Spectator: Italian Journal of International Affairs. 56, 4, p. 66-83 18 p.

    Research output: Contribution to Journal/MagazineJournal articlepeer-review

  7. Published

    Regulating Resistance: From Anti to Counter-Revolutionary Practice - and Back Again - in Bahrain

    Mabon, S., 1/09/2021, In: PArtecipazione e COnflitto. 14, 2, p. 743-759 17 p.

    Research output: Contribution to Journal/MagazineJournal articlepeer-review

  8. Published

    The Blockade, Islamism and Intra-Sect Tensions: Explaining Saudi-Qatari Tensions

    Mabon, S. & Menshawy, M., 31/07/2021, In: ORIENT. 2021, 3

    Research output: Contribution to Journal/MagazineJournal articlepeer-review

  9. Published

    Afterword: Sectarianisation Beyond the Middle East

    Mabon, S., 30/06/2021, In: Religion, State and Society. 49, 2, p. 174-180 7 p.

    Research output: Contribution to Journal/MagazineJournal articlepeer-review

  10. Published

    Fatwas and politics in Bahrain: Fatwas and politics in Bahrain: exploring the post 2011 context

    Alrasheed, R. & Mabon, S., 28/02/2021, In: Middle Eastern Studies . p. 151-165 15 p.

    Research output: Contribution to Journal/MagazineJournal articlepeer-review

  11. 2020
  12. Published

    Pandemic politics: Reflections on COVID-19 in the gulf

    Zaccara, L. & Mabon, S., 24/11/2020, In: Global Discourse. 10, 4, p. 517-522 6 p.

    Research output: Contribution to Journal/MagazineJournal articlepeer-review

  13. Published

    Protest, Sects, and the Potential for Power-Sharing in Bahrain

    Mabon, S., 19/10/2020, In: Studies in Ethnicity and Nationalism. 20, 2, p. 161-168 8 p.

    Research output: Contribution to Journal/MagazineJournal articlepeer-review

  14. Published

    Egypt's Unbreakable Curse: Tracing the State of Exception from Mubarak to Al Sisi

    Ardovini, L. & Mabon, S. P., 1/08/2020, In: Mediterranean Politics. 25, 4, p. 456-475 20 p.

    Research output: Contribution to Journal/MagazineJournal articlepeer-review

  15. Published

    The kingdom and the glory? Saudi Arabia as a middle power in the contemporary middle east

    Mabon, S., 2/07/2020, Unfulfilled Aspirations: Middle Power Politics in the Middle East. Saouli, A. (ed.). Oxford: Oxford University Press, p. 135-156 22 p.

    Research output: Contribution in Book/Report/Proceedings - With ISBN/ISSNChapter

  16. Published

    Four Questions about De-sectarianization

    Mabon, S., 1/06/2020, In: Review of Faith and International Affairs. 18, 1, p. 1-11 11 p.

    Research output: Contribution to Journal/MagazineJournal articlepeer-review

  17. Published

    Houses built on sand: Violence, sectarianism and revolution in the Middle East

    Mabon, S., 10/02/2020, Manchester: Manchester University Press. (Identities and Geopolitics in the Middle East)

    Research output: Book/Report/ProceedingsBook

  18. Published

    Dialogues in pandemic politics: COVID-19 and the struggle to re-order relations in the Persian gulf: Global Discourse

    Mabon, S., 2020, In: Glob. Discourse. 10, 4, p. 507-515 9 p.

    Research output: Contribution to Journal/MagazineJournal articlepeer-review

  19. 2019
  20. Published

    Sectarian Games: Sovereign Power, War Machines and Regional Order in the Middle East

    Mabon, S., 16/12/2019, In: Middle East Law and Governance. 11, 3, p. 283–318 36 p.

    Research output: Contribution to Journal/MagazineJournal articlepeer-review

  21. Published

    The world is a garden: Nomos, sovereignty, and the (contested) ordering of life

    Mabon, S., 1/12/2019, In: Review of International Studies. 45, 5, p. 870-890 21 p.

    Research output: Contribution to Journal/MagazineJournal articlepeer-review

  22. Published

    Desectarianization: Looking Beyond the Sectarianization of Middle Eastern Politics

    Mabon, S., 30/11/2019, In: The Review of Faith & International Affairs. 17, 4, p. 23-35 13 p.

    Research output: Contribution to Journal/MagazineJournal articlepeer-review

  23. Published

    Transnational religious networks and geopolitics in the muslim world

    Mabon, S. & Wastnidge, E., 30/11/2019, In: Global Discourse. 9, 4, p. 593-603 11 p.

    Research output: Contribution to Journal/MagazineEditorialpeer-review

  24. Published

    Saudi Arabia and Iran: Islam and Foreign Policy in the Middle East

    Mabon, S., 5/04/2019, Routledge Handbook of the International Relations of the Middle East . Akbarzadeh, S. (ed.). London: Routledge

    Research output: Contribution in Book/Report/Proceedings - With ISBN/ISSNChapter (peer-reviewed)peer-review

  25. Published

    The End of the Battle for Bahrain and the Securitization of Bahraini Shi‘a

    Mabon, S. P., 1/03/2019, In: The Middle East Journal . 73, 1, p. 29-50 22 p.

    Research output: Contribution to Journal/MagazineJournal articlepeer-review

  26. Published

    Sunni-Shi'a relations and the Iran-Saudi security dynamic

    Mabon, S. P. & Coombs, N. G., 18/02/2019, Routledge Handbook on Middle East Security. Jägerskog, A., Schulz, M. & Swain, A. (eds.). London: Routledge, p. 316-327 12 p. (Routledge Handbooks).

    Research output: Contribution in Book/Report/Proceedings - With ISBN/ISSNChapter (peer-reviewed)peer-review

  27. Published

    Da’ish, stasis and bare life in Iraq

    Mabon, S. P. & Kumarasamy, A. M., 2019, Iraq After Isis: The Challenges of Post-War Recovery. Erikson, J. & Khaleel, A. (eds.). Cham: Palgrave, p. 9-28 20 p.

    Research output: Contribution in Book/Report/Proceedings - With ISBN/ISSNChapter (peer-reviewed)peer-review

  28. Published

    Introduction—The Copenhagen School Goes Global: Securitisation in the Non-West

    Kapur, S. & Mabon, S. P., 2019, Securitisation in the Non-West. Mabon, S. & Kapur, S. (eds.). 1st ed. Abingdon: Routledge, p. 1-4 4 p.

    Research output: Contribution in Book/Report/Proceedings - With ISBN/ISSNChapter

  29. Published

    The Apocalyptic and The Sectarian: Identity, Bare Life and the Rise of Da'ish

    Mabon, S. P., 2019, Before Military Intervention: Upstream Stabilisation in Theory and Practice . Clack, T. & Johnson, R. (eds.). Cham: Palgrave, p. 165-190 26 p.

    Research output: Contribution in Book/Report/Proceedings - With ISBN/ISSNChapter (peer-reviewed)peer-review

  30. 2018
  31. Published

    Saudi Arabia and Iran: The Struggle to Shape the Middle East

    Mabon, S. P., 13/11/2018

    Research output: Book/Report/ProceedingsOther report

  32. Published

    Securitisation in the Non-West

    Mabon, S. P. & Kapur, S., 09/2018, London: Routledge. 160 p.

    Research output: Book/Report/ProceedingsAnthology

  33. Published

    Saudi-Iranian Relations after the Rise of Mohammad Bin Salman

    Mabon, S. P., 17/07/2018, In: E-International Relations.

    Research output: Contribution to Journal/MagazineJournal articlepeer-review

  34. Published

    It’s a Family Affair: Religion, Geopolitics and the Rise of Mohammed bin Salman

    Mabon, S. P., 1/04/2018, In: Insight Turkey. 20, 2, p. 51-66 16 p.

    Research output: Contribution to Journal/MagazineJournal articlepeer-review

  35. Published

    Existential threats and regulating life: securitization in the contemporary Middle East

    Mabon, S. P., 2018, In: Global Discourse. 8, 1, p. 42-58 17 p.

    Research output: Contribution to Journal/MagazineJournal articlepeer-review

  36. Published

    Fundamentalism: examining the role of public reason in ‘non-liberal’ approaches to ‘unreasonable’ doctrines

    Johnson, M. T. & Mabon, S. P., 2018, In: Australian Journal of Political Science. 53, 2, p. 195-210 16 p.

    Research output: Contribution to Journal/MagazineJournal articlepeer-review

  37. Published

    Muting the trumpets of sabotage: Saudi Arabia, the US and the quest to securitize Iran

    Mabon, S. P., 2018, In: British Journal of Middle Eastern Studies. 45, 5, p. 742-759 18 p.

    Research output: Contribution to Journal/MagazineJournal articlepeer-review

  38. Published

    Sovereign implications of securitisation work

    Mabon, S. P., 2018, In: Global Discourse. 8, 1, p. 155-156 2 p.

    Research output: Contribution to Journal/MagazineJournal articlepeer-review

  39. Published

    The Copenhagen School Goes Global: Securitisation in the Non-West

    Kapur, S. & Mabon, S. P., 2018, In: Global Discourse. 8, 1, p. 1-4 4 p.

    Research output: Contribution to Journal/MagazineEditorialpeer-review

  40. 2017
  41. Published

    Nationalist Jahiliyyah and the Flag of the Two Crusaders, or: ISIS, Sovereignty, and the Owl of Minerva

    Mabon, S. P., 11/2017, In: Studies in Conflict and Terrorism. 40, 11, p. 966-985 20 p.

    Research output: Contribution to Journal/MagazineJournal articlepeer-review

  42. Published

    British Foreign Policy Since 1945

    Garnett, M. A., Mabon, S. P. & Smith, R., 7/08/2017, London: Routledge. 358 p.

    Research output: Book/Report/ProceedingsBook

  43. Published

    Sovereignty, bare life and the Arab Uprisings

    Mabon, S. P., 08/2017, In: Third World Quarterly. 38, 8, p. 1782-1799 18 p.

    Research output: Contribution to Journal/MagazineJournal articlepeer-review

  44. Published

    The Circle of Bare Life: Hizballah, Muqawamah and Rejecting ? Being Thus?

    Mabon, S. P., 05/2017, In: Politics, Religion and Ideology. 18, 1, p. 1-22 22 p.

    Research output: Contribution to Journal/MagazineJournal articlepeer-review

  45. Published

    Contested spaces and sectarian narratives in post: uprising Bahrain

    Kasbarian, S. & Mabon, S. P., 19/01/2017, In: Global Discourse. 6, 4, p. 677-696 20 p.

    Research output: Contribution to Journal/MagazineJournal articlepeer-review

  46. Published

    People, sects and states: interrogating sectarianism in the contemporary Middle East

    Mabon, S. P. & Ardovini, L., 9/01/2017, In: Global Discourse. 6, 4, p. 551-560 10 p.

    Research output: Contribution to Journal/MagazineJournal articlepeer-review

  47. 2016
  48. Published

    The origins of ISIS: the collapse of nations and revolutions in the Middle East

    Mabon, S. P. & Royle, S., 30/11/2016, London: I. B. Tauris. 256 p.

    Research output: Book/Report/ProceedingsBook

  49. Published

    Think Tanks and Foreign Policy in the United Kingdom

    Garnett, M. A. & Mabon, S. P., 9/09/2016, Think Tanks, Foreign Policy and Geopolitics: Pathways to Influence. Abelson, D. E., Brooks, S. & Hua, X. (eds.). London: Routledge

    Research output: Contribution in Book/Report/Proceedings - With ISBN/ISSNChapter (peer-reviewed)peer-review

  50. Published

    An Introduction to the Global Discourse Annual Book Review Competition 2015

    Garnett, M. A., Macleod, C., Mabon, S. P., Johnson, M. T. & Kapur, S., 02/2016, In: Global Discourse. 6, 1-2, p. 161-164 4 p.

    Research output: Contribution to Journal/MagazineEditorial

  51. Published

    Radicalisation Engagement

    Johnson, M., Mabon, S., Smith, T., Mutton, R. & Appleton, R., 2016

    Research output: Exhibits, objects and web-based outputsDigital or Visual Products

  52. 2015
  53. Published

    Hezbollah: from Islamic resistance to government

    Worrall, J., Mabon, S. P. & Clubb, G., 30/11/2015, London: Praeger. 224 p.

    Research output: Book/Report/ProceedingsBook

  54. Published

    Preventing violence against women: the case of Iraq

    Mabon, S. P. & Di Giorgi, L., 10/2015, Foreign Policy Centre. 5 p.

    Research output: Book/Report/ProceedingsCommissioned report

  55. Published

    The moral and the strategic: the UK’s response to the Syrian crisis

    Mabon, S. P., 09/2015, Foreign Policy Centre. 5 p.

    Research output: Book/Report/ProceedingsCommissioned report

  56. Published

    ISIS: sectarianism, geopolitics and strong/weak horses

    Mabon, S. P., 10/04/2015, In: E-International Relations.

    Research output: Contribution to Journal/MagazineJournal articlepeer-review

  57. Published

    Daesh, geopolitics and the resurgence of Pan Arabism?

    Mabon, S. P. & Ardovini, L., 03/2015, Foreign Policy Centre. 5 p.

    Research output: Book/Report/ProceedingsCommissioned report

  58. Published

    L'Arabie saoudite, l'Iran et la géopolitique changeante du Moyen-Orient

    Mabon, S. P., 2015, In: Institut Europeen de la Mediterranee . 46

    Research output: Contribution to Journal/MagazineJournal articlepeer-review

  59. Published

    Locating terrorism studies

    Mabon, S., 2015, Terrorism and political violence. Kennedy-Pipe, C., Clubb, G. & Mabon, S. (eds.). London: Sage

    Research output: Contribution in Book/Report/Proceedings - With ISBN/ISSNChapter (peer-reviewed)peer-review

  60. Published

    Saudi Arabia and Iran: power and rivalry in the Middle East

    Mabon, S. P., 2015, London: I. B. Tauris. 312 p.

    Research output: Book/Report/ProceedingsBook

  61. Published

    Saudi Arabia, Iran and geopolitical change in the Middle East

    Mabon, S. P., 2015, Foreign Policy Centre.

    Research output: Book/Report/ProceedingsCommissioned report

  62. Published

    Terrorism and political violence

    Kennedy - Pipe, C. (ed.), Clubb, G. (ed.) & Mabon, S. (ed.), 2015, London: Sage. 328 p.

    Research output: Book/Report/ProceedingsScholarly edition

  63. 2014
  64. Published

    IS, regional security and the end of Sykes-Picot?

    Mabon, S. P. & Royle, S., 08/2014, Foreign Policy Centre. 6 p.

    Research output: Book/Report/ProceedingsCommissioned report

  65. Published

    Constructing sectarianisms and conflict in the Middle East

    Mabon, S., 2014, Foreign Policy Centre. 4 p.

    Research output: Book/Report/ProceedingsCommissioned report

  66. Published

    The Middle Eastern 'great game'

    Mabon, S., 2014, Foreign Policy Centre. 4 p.

    Research output: Book/Report/ProceedingsCommissioned report

  67. 2013
  68. Published

    A 'new hope' as the 'empire strikes back': British soft power in 2013

    Mabon, S., 2013, Foreign Policy Centre. 3 p.

    Research output: Book/Report/ProceedingsCommissioned report

  69. Published

    Aiding revolution? Wikileaks, communication and the 'Arab Spring' in Egypt

    Mabon, S., 2013, In: Third World Quarterly. 34, 10, p. 1843-1857 15 p.

    Research output: Contribution to Journal/MagazineJournal articlepeer-review

  70. Published

    Bahrain: between geopolitical and humanitarian concerns

    Mabon, S., 2013, Foreign Policy Centre. 4 p.

    Research output: Book/Report/ProceedingsCommissioned report

  71. Published

    Saudi Arabia and Iran: soft power rivalry in the Middle East

    Mabon, S., 2013, London: I. B. Tauris. 298 p.

    Research output: Book/Report/ProceedingsBook

  72. Published

    Saudi Arabia, 'new media' and UK relations with the kingdom

    Mabon, S., 2013, Foreign Policy Centre. 4 p.

    Research output: Book/Report/ProceedingsCommissioned report

  73. 2012
  74. Published

    Kingdom in crisis: Saudi Arabia, instability and the Arab Spring

    Mabon, S., 2012, In: Contemporary Security Policy. 33, 3, p. 530-553 24 p.

    Research output: Contribution to Journal/MagazineJournal articlepeer-review

  75. Published

    The battle for Bahrain: Iranian-Saudi rivalry

    Mabon, S., 2012, In: Middle East Policy. 19, 2, p. 84-97 14 p.

    Research output: Contribution to Journal/MagazineJournal articlepeer-review

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