İpek Kocaomer Yosmaoğlu Assistant Professor, History, Northwestern University
İpek Yosmaoğlu (Ph.D. Princeton, 2005) is an historian of the late Ottoman Empire. She taught at the University of Wisconsin-Madison and was a member at the Institute for Advanced Study in Princeton before joining the history department at Northwestern in 2010. Her research interests include nationalism, violence, political legitimacy and state modernization. She has completed a book entitled Blood Ties:...
Jocelyne Cesari Chair of Religion and Politics, University of Birmingham, UK; Senior research fellow, Georgetown University’s Berkley Center on Religion, Peace and World Affairs; Visiting Professor of Religion and Politics and Associate, Prince Alwaleed Bin Talal Islamic Studies Program, director, interfaculty program Islam in the West, Harvard University... Read more about What is Islamic in the Islamic State?
Khaled Fahmy is the 2015–2016 Shawwaf Visiting Professor in Modern Middle Eastern History at the Center for Middle Eastern Studies. His research interests lie in the social and cultural history of modern Egypt. He has been conducting research in the Egyptian National Archives for the past twenty years on such diverse topics as the history of law, medicine, and public hygiene. Since the outbreak of the January 25 Revolution, he also has been a regular contributor to Egyptian and international media.... Read more about Q&A with Khaled Fahmy
Khaled Fahmy, the 2015-2016 Shawwaf Visiting Professor at the Center for Middle Eastern Studies, shares his memories of Egypt's uprising, five years after Tahrir, in a Huffington Post/World Post interview.
Sherman A. Jackson, King Faisal Chair in Islamic Thought and Culture and Professor of Religion and American Studies and Ethnicity at the University of Southern California, delivers the second lecture of the Fall 2013 H.A.R. Gibb Arabic and Islamic Studies Lecture Series. Also see a video of Jackson's first lecture in the series.
Jessica Stern Fellow, FXB Center for Health and Human Rights, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health; Research Professor, Pardee School of Global Studies, Boston University; co-author of ISIS: The State of Terror... Read more about Terror in the Name of God
Sherman A. Jackson, King Faisal Chair in Islamic Thought and Culture and Professor of Religion and American Studies and Ethnicity at the University of Southern California, delivers the first lecture of the Fall 2013 H.A.R. Gibb Arabic and Islamic Studies Lecture Series. Also see a video of Jackson's second lecture in the series.