SOAS University of London

Department of Politics and International Studies

Professor Hamed Quisay

Professor of Politics with reference to Egypt: state and Society; Islamic Political thought. BA Politics, BA Law (Cairo University) BA Islamic Law (Al Azhar University) MSc Political Theory (Cairo University) PhD Comparative Politics (Cairo University)
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Hamed Quisay
Department of Politics and International Studies

Professorial Research Associate

Name:
Professor Hamed Quisay
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SOAS University of London
Thornhaugh Street, Russell Square, London WC1H 0XG
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Biography

Hamed Quisay is a life tenure Professor in Political science at the Faculty of Economics & Political Science, Cairo University. He is currently undertaking research on post-Arab Spring Middle East and the evolution of political Islam. His research interests include the nature of the state in the Middle East and its relation to society, the politics of Islamic identity, and the relationship between Islam and power.

He has over 50 publications in Arabic, English, Persian, Turkish and other languages. He was a postdoctoral research fellow at SOAS 1999-2003, and has taught at Cairo University, Zayed University, Qatar Foundation and SOAS.

He is currently director of House of Wisdom for Strategic Studies, the research committee chair for the Department of Public Policy at Qatar Foundation, a senior advisor at the International Centre for Strategic Analysis, a member of the International Middle East Association and the Centre for Middle East.

His publications include Egyptian People and Power: the political role of public opinion (Dar al Shurūq, 2009); Research Methodology: political phenomena approaches (Cairo University Press, 2010). His most recent book is The future of Arab Countries: revolution and counter revolution (Dar al Shurūq, 2014)

Publications

Authored Books

  • al-Waẓīfa al-ʿaqīdiyya li ’l-dawla al-islāmiyya: dirāsa manhajiyya fī ’l-naẓariyya al-siyāsiyya al-islāmiyya. Dār al-Tawzīʿ wa ’l-Nashr al-Islāmiyya, Cairo, 1993
  • al-Anẓima al-ʿarabiyya wa ’l-ḥaraka al-islāmiyya maʿa ishāra li-ḥālat miṣr. Markaz al-Iʿlām al-ʿArabī, Cairo, 1995
  • Dirāsāt fī ’l-ra’y al-ʿāmm: muqāraba siyāsiyya. Shurūq Intl., Cairo, 2009
  • al-Naqd al-dhātī li ’l-ḥaraka al-islāmiyya: ru’ya mustaqbaliyya (2. Vols). Shurūq Intl., Cairo, 2009
  • Muqaddima fī manhajiyyat dirāsat wa ṭuruq baḥth al-ẓawāhir al-siyāsiyya. Dār al-Nashr li’l-Jāmiʿāt, Cairo, 2009
  • Fī ’l-turāth al-siyāsī al-islāmī ḥawl naẓariyyat al-sulṭa wa taʿāmulihā al-khārijī. Shurūq Intl., Cairo, 2013
  • al-Thawrāt wa ’l-thawrāt al-muḍādda fī buldān al-rabīʿ al-ʿarabī. Shurūq Intl., Cairo, 2014

Edited Books

  • Khitābāt ilā ’l-umma wa ’l-qiyāda: dawr al-mufakkir al-siyāsī wa mas’ūliyatuhu al-mujtamaʿiyya. Shurūq Intl., Cairo, 2009
  • Muqaddima fī naẓariya al-ra’y al-ʿāmm: kitābāt al-mufakkir Ḥāmid Rabīʿ. Shurūq, Cairo, 2009
  • al-Taḥawullāṭ wa ’l-Thawrāt al-shaʿbiyya fī ’l-ʿālam al-ʿarabī: al-dalālāt al-wāqiʿiyya wa ’l-āfāq al-mustaqbaliyya. Markaz Dirāsāt al-Sharq al-Awsaṭ, Amman 2011
  • al-Islāmiyyūn wa taḥādiyyāt al-mushāraka fī ’l-ḥukm baʿd thawrāt al-rabiʿ al-ʿarabī. Markaz Dirāsāt al-Sharq al-Awsaṭ, Amman 2013

Chapters in Books

  • Egyptian-Mediterranean relations: analysis of trends in Egyptian public opinion (العلاقات المصرية الأورمتوسطية والاتحاد الأوربي : تحليل اتجاهات الرأي العام المصري), in (ed. Al-Sherbeney) The European Union and the new political situation in the Arab world, 2005, (pp.385 -454)
  • Citizenship and the formation of public opinion: the policies of the security services in relation to human rights, and its relation to participation of the Egyptian citizens and non-participation (المواطنة وتشكيل الرأي العام: سياسات الأمن العام إزاء حقوق الإنسان وعلاقتها بمشاركة المواطن المصري وعزوفه عن المشاركة) in (eds. Raouf & Abu Zeid) Egyptian Citizenship and the Future of Democracy (2 vols., Shurūq, 2005 (pp.511-613)
  • The presence and influence of Islamic heritage in the study of contemporary international relations Study (الحضور والتأثير التراثي الاسلامي في دراسات العلاقات الدولية المعاصرة) in(ed. Hafyan) The Legacy of International Relations in Islam.The Arab League, Cairo, 2003, (pp.215-295)
  • The Islamic project: challenges and responses (المشروع الاسلامي : التحديالت والاستجابات) in (al-Hamad) Reformist Projects in the Arab World. Al-Dustūr, Cairo, 2010
  • Arab and Muslim public opinion of US foreign policy (الرأي العام العربي و الإسلامي تجاه السياسة الخارجية الأمريكية) in (eds. N. Mustafa & S. Abdel Fattah) My Umma and the World. Markaz al-Ḥaḍāra li’l-Dirāsāt al-Siyāsiyya, Cairo, 2009.
  • Parliamentary think tanks: the Muslim Brotherhood think tank as a case study (بيوت الخبرة البرلمانية: بيت الخبرة البرلماني للاخوان المسلمين ودوره في العمل البرلماني) in (eds. M. Kamal & A. Al Sawi) Parliamentary Think Tanks. UND and Cairo Univeristy, Cairo, 2002, (pp.511-539)

 Articles & Papers

‘Explaining The Change: The Egyptian politics towards the Muslim Brotherhood’, 7th Conference of the International Association of Middle Eastern Studies (IAMES), 2000

‘Public Opinion and Legitimacy in Western and Islamic Political Thought’. SOAS, 2000

‘The Twentieth Century Experiences of the Islamic Discourse Renewal: A Critical Analysis’ (with Dr. E. Hamid). Renewal of Contemporary Islamic Discourse, Zayed University, 2007

‘Egyptian parliamentary elections of 2005 and the future of democratic development in Egypt’ (الانتخابات البرلمانية 2005 ومستقبل التطور الديموقراطي في مصر)   (with Dr. H. Tawfek), Arabic Future Magazine (No: 326) 2006 (pp 178- 199)

‘Modern Developments in Studying Public Opinion’ (التطورات والاتجاهات الحديثة في دراسات الرأي العام : رصد وتحليل الحقل المعرفي), Political Papers (no.132), Cairo University, Cairo, 2002

‘Theory of Political Power According to El Mawardi’ (النظرية السياسية للماوردي: دراسة في التراث السياسي), Al-Muslim Al-Moaser, Cairo, 1999 (pp. 139- 192)

Book Reviews

 ‘Liberal Islam: A Sourcebook by Charles Karsman’, Nahdha Journal of Political Science, Cairo University, 2002 (pp.164-170)

Affiliations

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Teaching

Research

  • Theory of the State: concept, nature, developments and its role in the Arab world
  • The relationship between the state and society in Egypt
  • Egyptian public opinion
  • Islamic political thought
  • The future of political Islam in the Middle East