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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
Omar Dahi
Rosie Bsheer 
Noura Erakat
Bassam Haddad
Lisa Hajjar
Mona Harb
Adel Iskandar
Maya Mikdashi
Mouin Rabbani
Hesham Sallam
Nadya Sbaiti
Sherene Seikaly


Main Page Editor
Bassam Haddad

Culture Section Co-Editors
Sinan Antoon,
Maymanah Farhat

Reports Editor
Ziad Abu-Rish

Reviews Editors
Nadya Sbaiti
Anthony Alessandrini,
Paul Fischer

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

Jadeo Editor
Bassam Haddad 
Michael Haddad 

Photography Page Editor
Michelle Woodward 

Roundups Page Co-Ordinator
Michael Haddad 

DARS Page Co-Editors
Nada Ghandour
Bassam Haddad,
Ziad Abu-Rish,
Isis Nusair
Rafeef Ziadeh  

On The Margins Roundup
Thomas Sullivan 

Critical Currents in Islam
Abdullah Al-Arian
Lindsey Stephenson 

Nadya Sbaiti

Michael Haddad

Arabic Section Editor
Ibtisam Azem 

Arabic Section Associate Editors
Osama EsberSinan Antoon, Inaam Issawi

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

Law and Conflict Page Editor
Lisa Hajjar, Noura Erakat, Mouin Rabbani

Palestine Page Editors
Noura Erakat, Mouin RabbaniSherene SeikalyMax Ajl 

Palestine Media Roundup Editors:
Musaab Balchi, Charles Berger

Egypt Page Co-Editors
Hesham Sallam, Reem Abou-El-Fadl, Adel Iskander 

Egypt Media Roundup Editor:
Yasmine Abdul-Hamid

Syria Page Co-Editors
Bassam Haddad, Omar DahiLisa WedeenBasileus Zeno

Media Roundup Editors:
Basileus Zeno, Abdul-Fattah Al-Nazer

Maghreb Page Co-Editors
Allison L. McManusBrahim el GuabliMuriam Haleh Davis, Thomas Serres

Media Roundup Editors: Adam Amrani, Fatim-Zohra El Malki, Kaylee Steck, Gwenyth Talley 

Arabian Peninsula Page Co-Editors
Rosie BsheerJohn WarnerZainab Saleh 

Profiles Page Co-Editors
Adel Iskandar, Bassam Haddad 

Turkey Page Co-Editors
Anthony Alessandrini, Asli Igsiz, Aslı Ü. BâliFirat Bozcali, Nicholas GlastonburyElif Sarı, Cihan Tekay, Emrah Yildiz, Ayca Cubukcu 

Media Roundup Editors: 
Nicholas Glastonbury, Elif Sarı, Reuben Silverman 

Media Page Co-Editors
Adel IskandarMalihe Razazan  

Cities Page Co-Editors
Mona HarbHiba Bou Akar, Farha Ghannam, Ozan Karaman, Eric Verdeil, Farah Al-Nakib, Omar Jabary Salamanca, Koenraad Bogaert, Mona Damluji 

Cities Roundup Editor: Layan al Dabt


Copy Editors                               



Katie Jackson
Emma McLaughlin 
Carrie Schwartz 



Osama Esber 
Aiman Haddad
Mazen Hakeem
Zainab Saleh 




Technical Consultant             


Khalid Namez 

Concepcion Design 






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