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Zarate, Arthur

Graduate Student
Columbia University


Arthur E. Zárate is a Ph.D. student at Columbia University in the Department of History, specializing on the history of Islam and modern Arab intellectual history. His current research examines the genealogies of contemporary Islamism, shifting understandings of religion in Arab thought, and Cold War politics in the Middle East. He is currently a Fellow at the Center for Arabic Studies Abroad (CASA) in Amman, Jordan.

DISCIPLINE
History
SUB AREAS
19th-21st Centuries   
Islamic Thought   
History of Religion   
Arabic   
Arab Studies   
AREAS OF INTEREST
Egypt   
Palestine   
Lebanon   
All Middle East   
SPECIALTIES
The genealogies of contemporary Islamism.   
Shifting meanings of religion in Arab thought.   
Cold War politics in the Middle East.   
LANGUAGES
Arabic (Advanced)   
French (Elementary)   
EDUCATION
MA2013HistoryColumbia University
BA2010HistoryUniversity of Wisconsin-Madison
ABSTRACTS ACCEPTED AT MESA MEETINGS SINCE 2009
Rethinking Sufism and the Supernatural in Islamic Reform (2017)   

Arthur Zarate