Bashir Saade is an Interdisciplinary Lecturer in Politics and Religion at the University of Stirling. He previously held posts at the University of Edinburgh and at the American University of Beirut (AUB). He received his BA in Political Studies from AUB, his MSc in International Political Economy from the London School of Economics, and his Phd in War Studies from King's College.
His teaching and research interests cross between political anthropology, philosophy, and social theory. He studies contemporary Islamic politics and nationalism in the Middle East and beyond while focusing on cultural production and in particular the increasing importance of media technology. He is also interested in the various oral and textual practices of premodern Arabic scholarship, especially around themes of religion, hikma, political thought and ethics.