Dr Sarah Irving, Editor-in-Chief of Contemporary Levant

Dr Sarah Irving is Editor-in-Chief of CBRL’s journal Contemporary Levant and Lecturer in International History at Staffordshire University in the UK and a Leverhulme Early Career Fellow researching the social and cultural history of the 1927 earthquake. Her recent publications include an edited volume, The Social and Cultural History of Palestine: Essays in Honour of Salim Tamari, due in January 2023 from Edinburgh University Press, and ‘The House of the Priest’: A Palestinian Life (1885-1954), an edition of the memoirs of the Palestinian Orthodox priest and nationalist Niqula Khoury, edited and introduced with Charbel Nassif and Karène Sanchez Summerer, and available in open access from Brill. Other publications include Cultural Entanglement in the Pre-Independence Arab World, edited with Tony Gorman of Edinburgh University and published by IB Tauris, and articles in Jerusalem Quarterly, Contemporary Levant and Revue d’histoire culturelle on aspects of the intellectual and social history of Mandatory Palestine.

She has worked in and on the Levant region, particularly Palestine, since 2001 and has written and edited a number of academic and trade books on its culture and history.

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