The Nahda at Oxford


Other Nahda-related research projects at Oxford include:

John-Paul Ghobrial’s project ‘Stories of Survival: Recovering the Connected Histories of Eastern Christianity in the Early Modern World’

Marilyn Booth’s project on translations and circulation in the Mediterranean and Middle East

A Nahda reading group organised by Claire Savina

Group portrait of nurses, American University, Beirut (Matson Collection LoC)

Nurses at the American University in Beirut. Image: Matson Collection, Library of Congress.

Past events:

Marilyn Booth and Claire Savina’s conference Circulating Translations in the 19th century from the Eastern Mediterranean to the Arabian Sea: Texts in practice, 2017

John-Paul Ghobrial’s workshop Christians and Jews in Ottoman Society, 2017

Oxford Nahda Workshop 2015, ‘The Arab Nahda in its Global and Regional Contexts’, organised by Hussein Omar, Peter Hill, Ezgi Ulusoy Aranyosi and Nadia Bou Ali

Re-Imagining Democracy in the Mediterranean project: seminar on the Ottoman Empire and North Africa, 2013-14 (seminar minutes online)

Students, High School, Beirut (1888-93) (LoC)

Students at the imperial High School, Beirut, between 1888 and 1893. Image: Sebah & Joaillier/Library of Congress.


Featured image (at top): Port Said, quay and Rue du Commerce, c. 1905. Image: Photoglob/Library of Congress.