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Jadaliyya is an independent ezine produced by ASI (Arab Studies Institute), the umbrella organization that produces Arab Studies Journal, Tadween Publishing, FAMA, and Quilting Point.

Jadaliyya provides a unique source of insight and critical analysis that combines local knowledge, scholarship, and advocacy with an eye to audiences in the United States, the Middle East and beyond. The site currently publishes posts both in Arabic, French, English, and Turkish. 

Jadaliyya is run and produced on a primarily voluntary basis by an editorial team and expanding pool of contributors committed to discussing the Arab world on its own terms. Where others see only a security threat, conflict, or data on a graph, we see a region inhabited by living communities and dynamic societies.  

In late 2011, ASI received funding for the first time in twenty years. ASI has received funding from the Social Science Research Council, the Open Society Institute. By design, existing funding for ASI does not cover all its operational costs. To prevent reliance on external funding, at least two-thirds of ASI's labor is voluntary, down from one-hundred percent prior to October 2011. All funds come with absolutely no strings attached, as is reflected in the work and production of all five organizations under the umbrella of ASI. For more information on the development of Jadaliyya, please consult this interview.


Jadaliyya Co-Editors                                

Pages/Sections Editors

Ziad Abu-Rish
Anthony Alessandrini
Sinan Antoon
Ibtisam Azem
Rosie Bsheer 
Elliott Colla
Noura Erakat
Bassam Haddad
Lisa Hajjar
Maya Mikdashi
Mouin Rabbani
Hesham Sallam

Nadya Sbaiti
Sherene Seikaly
Mohamed Waked

Main Page Editor
Bassam Haddad

Culture Section Co-Editors
Sinan Antoon,
Maymanah Farhat

Reports Editor
Ziad Abu-Rish

Reviews Co-Editors
Anthony Alessandrini, Suzanne SaleebyMaren Milligan

Interviews Page Co-Editors
Bassam Haddad,  
Ziad Abu-Rish

Jadeo Editor
Bassam Haddad

Photography Page Editor
Michelle Woodward

Roundups Page Editor
Michael Haddad

DARS Page Co-Editors
Bassam Haddad,
Nada Ghandour,
Loulouwa Al- Rachid,
Isis Nusair
Rafeef Ziadeh 

On The Margins Roundup
Aboubekrine Kone


Arabic Section Editor
Ibtisam Azem

Pedagogy Page Co-Editors
Bassam HaddadPaul Sedra

O.I.L. Page Co-Editors
Noura Erakat, Lisa HajjarMouin Rabbani,  
Sherene SeikalyMax Ajl
Media Roundup Editor: Kellan Schmelz

Egypt Page Co-Editors
Hesham Sallam, Reem Abou-El-Fadl 
Media Roundup Editor: Zaina Konbaz

Syria Page Co-Editors
Bassam Haddad, Omar Dahi, Lisa Wedeen
Media Roundup Editors: Basileus Zeno, Abdul-Fattah Al-Nazer

Maghreb Page Co-Editors
Samia Errazzouki, Allison L. McManus
Brahim el GuabliMuriam Haleh Davis, Anna Jacobs

Arabian Peninsula Page Co-Editors
Rosie BsheerJohn WarnerZainab Saleh

Profiles Page Co-Editors
Samia ErrazzoukiAdel Iskandar,
Bassam Haddad

Turkey Page Co-Editors
Tony Alessandrini, Asli U. Bali, Jay Cassano,
Cihan Tekay, Cihan Tugal,
Nazan Ustundag, Emrah Yildiz
Media Roundup Editors: Elif Sarı 

Media Page Co-Editors
Adel IskandarMalihe Razazan 

Cities Page Co-Editors
Hiba Bou Akar, Farha Ghannam, Mona Harb, Ozan Karaman, Eric Verdeil


Copy Editors                               



Katie Jackson
Emma McLaughlin
Carry Schwartz



Osama Esber
Mohamed Aly
Mazen Hakeem
Yousef Haddad
Christine Cuk
Hanna Petro

Zainab Saleh
Ghada Mourad
Fida Adely
Aiman Haddad



Technical Consultant             


Khalid Namez

Concepcion Design




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