Hadi Enayat is a political sociologist whose main interests are in the areas of religion and international relations, the sociology of law and secularism studies. He worked as a journalist for the Cairo based Al-Ahram Weekly from 1992-4. He has also worked in the area of refugee rights with the London based NGO Praxis from 2005-7. His book Law, State and Society in Modern Iran (Palgrave Macmillan 2013) won the 2013 Biennial Mossadegh Prize.
Books and Monographs:
- “Law, State and Society in Modern Iran: Constitutionalism, Autocracy and Legal Reform, 1906-1941” (Palgrave/Macmillan, 2013). Winner of the 2013 Biennial Mossadegh Prize (Mossadegh Foundation, Geneva).
- “Islam and Secularism in Post-Colonial Thought: A Cartography of Recent Genealogies” (forthcoming Palgrave Macmillan, 2017)
- “Law and the Judicialisation of Politics in the Egyptian Revolution” in Na’eem, Jeenah (ed), MENA Uprisings and transformations and their impact on Africa, Afro-Middle East Centre, Johannesburg, 2015.
- “Justice” (Iran Human Rights Report), UK Foreign Policy Centre Working Paper, (July 2014).
- “Iranian Justice”, Open Democracy, Sep 10, 2014.
- “Constitutional Reform and the Rights of Religious Minorities in Egypt and Turkey” in The Middle East in London, Vol. 9, Number 4, June-July 2013.
- Book review of Iran’s Constitutional Revolution: Popular Politics, Cultural Transformations and Transnational Connections. Edited by H.E Chehabi and Vanessa Martin in The Middle East in London, Vol. 7, No 5, November 2010.
- “Refugee Community Development in the UK” (Praxis, working paper), March, 2005.