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Omar, Hussein

Graduate Student, History


Hussein A H Omar is a Junior Research Fellow at Pembroke College, Oxford and a Research Associate at the History Faculty, working on the 'First World War and Global Religions’ project. His postdoctoral research examines the anti-colonial insurrectionary movements in Egypt and Iraq between 1919-1920. It builds on his doctoral thesis, ‘The Rule of Strangers’, which examined political ideas, as well as the very emergence of politics as an autonomous category, in Egypt between 1869 and 1914. Other areas of research interest include: how the property endowed to God (waqf) was managed by the colonial and postcolonial state; the limits of pan-Islamism as a political project; and Muslim sovereignty and kingship, before, after and during the Ottoman defeat in the First World War

DISCIPLINE
History
SUB AREAS
19th-21st Centuries   
Colonialism   
Islamic Thought   
South Asian Studies   
Historiography   
Ottoman Studies   
AREAS OF INTEREST
Egypt   
Iran   
SPECIALTIES
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LANGUAGES
Arabic (Native)   
English (Native)   
French (Advanced)   
Persian (Intermediate)   
Turkish (Elementary)   
Italian (Elementary)   
EDUCATION
MPhil2009Modern Middle East StudiesUniversity of Oxford
BA2007HistoryOxford University
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Hussein Omar






Pembroke College
Oxford OX1 4JD
United Kingdom

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