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Dr Afshin Shahi

Associate Editor

Afshin Shahi is a senior lecturer in Middle East Politics & International Relations at the University of Bradford.



He obtained both his MA and Ph.D. from Durham University and prior to Bradford, he has worked at universities of Durham and Exeter. In 2018 he was a visiting research fellow at European University Institute in Florence. 

He is associate editor of the British Journal of Middle Eastern Studies and broadly his research interests encompass political Islam in the Middle East. He is the author of ' The Politics of Truth Management in Saudi Arabia' and the co-author of the forthcoming book, Iran, the Shia State and the Sunni Minority.