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What Are Arab Jewish Texts? Texts and Questions of Context

Project Team:

2013 – 2014

Project Summary

This project explored the ways in which Jewish political thought and literature were transformed in the medieval and modern periods as a result of their interactions with Muslim and Arab cultures.

Research Team

Orit Bashkin

Orit Bashkin

Professor of Modern Middle Eastern History

University of Chicago

Orit Bashkin is a historian who works on the intellectual, social and cultural history of the modern Middle East. She earned her PhD from Princeton University (2004), writing a thesis on Iraqi intellectual history under the supervision of Professors Robert Tignor and Samah Selim, and her BA...


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