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Salman Sayyid

Salman Sayyid
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S. Sayyid is currently based in the University of Leeds. From 2010 to 2013 he was the inaugural Director of the International Centre for Muslim and non-Muslim Understanding in Australia. His main intellectual interests are in the areas of critical Muslim studies and political and cultural theory. Dr Sayyid’s numerous publications been translated into a number of languages including Persian, Turkish, Spanish, Portuguese, and Arabic. His first book: A Fundamental Fear was upon publication nominated for British Sociological Association’s prize for the best first monograph, however, subsequently it was banned by the Malaysian government. His most recent publications include a co-edited volume: Thinking Through Islamophobia and a co-authored book Racism, Governance, and Public Policy. Dr Sayyid’s new book Recalling the Caliphate is due out later this year. He is a joint editor of the monograph series: Decolonial Studies/Postcolonial Horizons published by Pluto Press, and a frequent contributor to international and national media.