Security Politics & Beirut's Southern Suburbs (S. 12, Ep. 23)

POMEPS Middle East Political Science Podcast

Apr 6 2023 • 1 hr

David Roberts of King’s College London  joins Marc Lynch to discuss his new book, Security Politics in the Gulf Monarchies: Continuity and Change. Roberts offers a definitive guide to continuity and change in the Gulf region. He explores the forces challenging and bolstering the status quo across the political, social, economic, military, and environmental dimensions of security. Jeroen Gunning of King's College London, also joins Marc Lynch on this week's podcast to discuss his new paper, Who you gonna call? Theorising everyday security practices in urban spaces with multiple security actors – The case of Beirut's Southern Suburbs . This paper explores the ways in which residents and security actors – state and nonstate – negotiate everyday (in)security in contested urban spaces with multiple security actors . Music for this season’s podcast was created by Myyuh. You can find more of her work on SoundCloud and Instagram.