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General Director of the Arab Center for Research and Policy
Dean of Students Affairs, and Head of History Program at the Doha Institute for Graduate Studies
His research interests focus on historical and travel productions in the Ottoman state and Morocco, and to issues pertaining to Ottoman archives. He edited numerous texts related to Morocco's history such as the "History of the Saadian State" (1994), "The Journey of the Minister to Ransom the Captive (2002) and "Letters on Jews" (2005). His own publications include "The Ottoman State: Institutions, Economics and Culture (2008)", and "Morocco and Sublime Porte between the Mid-16th Century and the End of the 18th Century".
Prior to joining the ACRPS, she was an instructor at Birzeit University in the Department of History and Archaeology. She has also worked as an assistant researcher in Palestinian research centers. Her research interests focus on the Palestinian cause and the social and political history of Arab societies. She holds a Master's in Arab-Islamic History from Birzeit University.
Researcher at the Arab Center for Research and Policy
Studies and responsible for running the Center's Research Department. He has
written or contributed to more than 30 books and worked in many research areas
linked to modern Arab thought and modernity, education and human development,
development and demographics, Syrian foreign migration, and development
forecasting studies. In Syria, he worked for many national and international
bodies and as Director and Consultant for the UNDP in Syria.
Member of the Editorial Board
Professor of History at the Doha Institute for Graduate Studies
His latest research deals with aspects of modernity and its process of materialization. He authored many publications, among them "The Brother, the Subject and the Citizen: the Dynamics of the Individual's Political Status in Tunisia" (in French, 2016), "The Research Experience of the 'Diraset Magharibia' Laboratory" (2012), "Ottoman Tunisia: State-Building and Land Management" (2012) and "Property and Social Strategies in Tunis" (1999). He was awarded his Doctorate d'Etat in 1995, and his Doctorate third cycle in 1979.
Moroccan Historian and Professor of Modern and Contemporary History at Mohammed V University in Rabat
Tbaili authored many studies focused on Ottoman history, language and archives, among them "Ottoman-Moroccan Relationships in the 16th Century", "The Maghreb Wilayats in Ottoman Archives: A Reading in the Structure of an Ottoman Document", and "From Sources of The Alawi State in Turkey".
Professor in the Department of History and Archaeology at the American University of Beirut
His research interests include the history of Greater Syria during the Ottoman era. He has authored many publications, among them: "Lebanon and the Druze Emirate in the Ottoman Era" (Arabic), and other English publications, including: "Rebellion, Myth making and Nation Building: Lebanon from an Ottoman Mountain Iltizam to a Nation State" (2009); Co-author with Engin Akarli, "Law and Communal Identity in Late ottoman Lebanon" (2008).
the Editorial Board
Historian and a Professor Emeritus of History at the College of Arts and Sciences, Qatar University
He is the first Qatari to hold a PhD in History. Previously Professor of History at Qatar University, he was also the Chairman of the Department of History and the Director of the Center for Documentation and Humanities. Aqil was the president of the GCC History and Archeology Society for two mandates and co-founded many regional and international history associations. He authored many publications, among them his PhD thesis "International Competition in the Arab Gulf 1622-1763", and "The Arab Gulf: Studies in the Historical Origins and Political Evolution" (2013).
Previously, Associate Professor of Islamic Studies at the University of Manchester since 2006, and Associate Professor of Arab and Islamic History at the University of Exeter(1986-97). He held the position of Director-General, Centre for Arab Unity Studies between 1998-2004 and is currently working on a comparative study on monarchical and republican states and regimes in the Arab world in the 20th century. He is the author and editor of several books in both Arabic and English including "The Paths of Arabism" (2010), Modern Arab Historiography (2003); Islamic Fundamentalism (2010).
Lebanese Historian and Head of Research at the Arab Center for Research and Policy Studies, Beirut Branch
His research centers on social and political history, history of ideas and modern and contemporary Arab History. He authored many publications including "The Jurisprudent (al-Faqih) and the Sultan- the Study of Two Experiences" (1990) and "The History of Historiography: Trends, Schools and Methodologies" (2012).
Ostour is a Bi-annual Peer-reviewed Journal for Historical Studies. Published by the Arab Center for Research and Policy Studies. International standard number: ISSN 2410-0870. The first issue was published in the autumn of 2015.