I. Fiction & Poetry

  1. Erasures. 2023

  2. The Orange Heifer, 2023 

  3. Catfishing Caitlyn. Villa Magna Publishing, 2022.

  4. The Fear of Being Fearless, 2022.

  5. The Celeste Experiments.  Villa Magna Publishing, 2022.

  6. When Her Hand Moves.  Villa Magna Publishing, 2022.

  7. The Gospel of Damascus  (2nd ed.). VA: Virginia Press Institute, 2016.

  8. When you’re shoved from the right, look to your left: Metaphors of Islamic Humanism. Hollister: MSI, 2005.

II. Syrian History, Politics & Economy


  1. An Inside View of Modern Syria: The Unauthorised Biography of a Damascene Reformer. Pen and Sword Publishing.


  1. The Historical Dictionary of Syria, Fourth  Edition. Lanham, Md.: Scarecrow Press.

  2. Syria 10 years on: A Chronicle of Tragedy. Centre for Syrian Studies.


  1. D. Shahi (ed.). Sufism: a theoretical intervention in global international relations. Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, 2020.


  1. The weaponization of Syria’s reconstruction: a preliminary sketch . Syria Studies. 11 (1), 6-21.


  1. The Syrian Uprising: Domestic Origins and Early Trajectory. Routledge/St-Andrews Syrian Studies Series, Routledge.

  2. Imady, O., 2018. Preface to Untold Stories Gender-sensitive readings of the Syrian Uprising. In: Syria Studies.

  3. Syria's Reconstruction - the Good, the Bad & the Ugly. LSE.


  1. Hinnebusch , R. and Imady, O., 2017. Syria’s Reconciliation Agreements. Syria Studies, 9 (2), 1–14.

  2. Preface to The Day After: Post-Uprising Realities & Challenges. In: Syria Studies.

  3. Preface to An Exploration Of Impact: Hunger, Cartoons & Philosophy. In: Syria Studies. 


  1. A. Roberts, M. J. Willis, R. McCarthy, & T. G. Ash (Eds.), Civil Resistance in the Arab Spring: Triumphs and Disasters Oxford University Press.

  2. Imady, O., 2016. Preface to Syrian Mutations: The Random & the Purposeful. In: Syria Studies. 

  3. Imady, O., 2016. Organisationally Secular: Damascene Islamist Movements and the Syrian Uprising. Syria Studies. 8 (1), 66-91.

  4. Abu Ismail, K., Imady, O., Kuncic, A., and Nujum, U., 2016. Syria At War: Five Years Later. ESCWA & St Andrews.

  5. Hinnebusch, R., IZartman, I.W.,  Parker-Magyar, E.,  and Imady, O.. UN Mediation in the Syrian Crisis: From Kofi Annan to Lakhdar Brahimi. International Peace Institute.


  1. Imady, O., 2015. Preface to Roots & Consequences: Further Explorations into the Syrian Uprising. In: Syria Studies.

  2. Imady, O., 2015. Preface to The View From Without: Syria & Its Neighbours. In: Syria Studies. 

  3. Imady, O., 2015. Preface to Sympathetic Stereotypes: the Syrian Uprising in Western Media and Scholarship. In: Syria Studies.

  4. Imady, O., 2015. Lil-Tarikh wa-al-Dhikra, Qisat Jihad wa-‘Umur (For History and Memory, the Story of a Struggle and a Life). Syria Studies. 7 (4).

  5. Imady, O. 2015. Secret War in the Middle East, The Covert Struggle for Syria, 1949–1961 - The Syria–Iran Axis: Cultural Diplomacy and International Relations in the Middle East Scheller - The Wisdom of Syria’s Waiting Game: Foreign Policy under the Assads. Diplomacy & Statecraft. 26 (2).


  1. Imady, O., 2014. How a Microfinance Network Could Have Preempted the Syrian Uprising. Syria Studies, 6 (1), 81–122.

  2. Imady, O., 2014. Preface to Preludes to the Islamic State: Contextualizing the Rise of Extremism in the Syrian Uprising. In: Syria Studies.

  3. Imady, O., 2014. Preface to Tribes & Neighborhoods: The Dynamics Of Subtlety. In: Syria Studies.

  4. Hinnebusch , R. and Imady, O., 2014. Can the inaction of the UN in Syria have a negative impact on the existing liberal world order? . Euro-Atlantic Quarterly.


  1. Seibel, H.D. and Imady, O. Principles and products of Islamic finance. Univ. zu Köln, Arbeitsstelle für Entwicklungsländerforschung Working paper.


  1. The Rise and Fall of Muslim Civil Society. Hollister: MSI.

  2. Rasail al-Bashir (Letters to a Disciple). Damascus: Dar Tlass for Studies, Translation & Publication.


  1. Ta’rikh Dimashq (Historicizing Damascus). Damascus: Dar Tlas.

  2. Butcher, F., Hashem, M., Goodbody, S., Imady, O., Mananwatte, S., and Bishay, M. Jordan: Agricultural Resources Management Project. IFAD.


  1. Seibel, H.D. and Imady, O. Sanduq: A microfinance innovation in Jabal Al-Hoss, Syria. NENARACA, (1).

  2. Imady, O., 2003. Al-Tanmiyyah al-Rifiyyah wa Mabadi’ al-Taghiyyir. (Rural Development & Principles of Change). Al-Iqtisadiyyah.

  3. Butcher, F., Hashem, M., Kennard, R., Imady, O., Joensen, L.,  and Bishay, M., 2003. The Republic of Lebanon Smallholder Livestock Rehabilitation Project Completion Evaluation. IFAD. 


Media Appearances

1 - TV

2018. Interview. In: France24, Mar 15.

2018. Interview. In: France24, Mar 12.

2018. Interview. In: France24, Feb 19.

2018. Interview. In: EuroNews, Feb 22.

2017, Interview. In: TRT, Dec 22.

2017. Interview. In: TRT, Aug 25.

2017. Interview. In: TRT, Mar 16.

2017. Interview. In: TRT, Feb 14.

2016. Interview. In: TRT, Dec 15.

2016. Interview. In: DW, Dec 14.

2016. Interview. In: Australian Broadcast Corporation (ABC), Jan 29.

2 - Radio

Regular interviews on BBC Scotland

2016. Interview. In: Good Morning With ..., BBC Scotland, Dec 4.