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Cover of the book by Skare, soldiers marching against a black border
Published May 27, 2021 2:44 PM

Nominated to the Palestine Book Awards, this is the first of two books by Erik Skare in 2021, published by Cambridge University Press. A former doctoral research fellow at the Department of Culture Studies and Oriental Languages, Skare wrote his PhD thesis on this subject here at the University of Oslo. He is currently a postdoctoral researcher at the Center for International Studies (CERI), Sciences Po. In July, his upcoming second book for the year, Palestinian Islamic Jihad​: Islamist Writings on Resistance and Religion will be published by I.B. Tauris.

Cover of the book from the publisher
Published Jan. 26, 2021 10:37 PM

Professors Stephan Guth and Teresa Pepe have edited a volume that explores contemporary Arabic fiction in a time of dramatic change and disintegration. Most of the contributions were discussed at the 12th Conference of the European Association for Modern Arabic Literature (EURAMAL), May 2016, Oslo.

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Published Sep. 13, 2019 3:40 PM

Professor Stephan Guth has compiled, edited and commented this recently published anthology of canonical masterpieces of Arabic, Persian, Turkish and Hebrew fiction (mid-19th to early 21st centuries). Published by Harrassowitz Publishers.

Published Nov. 12, 2018 8:05 AM

Associate Professor Einar Wigen has published a new book on University of Michigan Press which is based on Wigen's doctoral dissertation on the role of concept translation in the transformation of the Ottoman Empire into the Republic of Turkey, as well as in the international relations of these states.

Published Aug. 6, 2015 1:25 PM

Tradisjonelt har Midtøsten vært preget av religiøs og etnisk pluralisme. Men krig, konflikt og fremmarsjen til militante islamister har ført til at svært mange kristne har forlatt regionen. Ja, mange frykter at Midtøstens kristne er i ferd med å forsvinne for godt.