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Anthony Gorman and Sossie Kasbarian
New Texts Out Now: Anthony Gorman and Sossie Kasbarian, Diasporas of the Modern Middle East: Contextualizing Community
Anthony Gorman and Sossie Kasbarian, editors, Diasporas of the Modern Middle East: Contextualizing Community. Edinburgh: Edinburgh Universtiry Press, 2015. Jadaliyya (J): What made you put together this book? Sossie Kasbarian (SK): The book came out of a workshop that we convened at the University of Edinburgh in October 2011. At the time, I was a post-doctoral research fellow at the Centre for the Advanced Study of the Arab World (CASAW) based at Islamic and Middle East ...Keep Reading »
Anthony Gorman is Senior Lecturer in Islamic and Middle Eastern Studies at the University of Edinburgh. He has taught at universities in Australia, Egypt, and Britain and is the author of Historians, State, and Politics in Twentieth Century Egypt: Contesting the Nation (2003) as well as a number of articles on the resident foreign communities of modern Egypt. He is co-editor (with Marilyn Booth) of The Long 1890s in Egypt: Colonial Quiescence, Subterranean Resistance (Edinburgh University Press, 2014) and is currently co-editing a book (with Didier Monciaud) on the press in the Middle East before independence. He is also working on a monograph on a history of the prison in the Middle East entitled Prison, Punishment, and Society 1800–1950.
Sossie Kasbarian is Lecturer in Middle East Politics at the University of Lancaster. She has taught at SOAS, the University of Edinburgh, and the Graduate Institute, Geneva, and is the author of a number of articles on the diaspora communities of the Middle East. She is co-editor (with Kerem Öktem) of the special issue of the journal Patterns of Prejudice entitled Armenians, Turks, and Kurds Beyond Denial (Vol. 48, May 2014). She is currently working (with Kerem Öktem) on the forthcoming special issue of the journal Nationalities Papers, entitled, Possibilities of a Shared Memory: Reflecting on "Travails de memoire," Civil Society Activism, Nation-Building, and Contestation in Armenia, Turkey, and the Diaspora in 2015.