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Al-Shaikh-Ali, Dr Anas locked

CBE 2009

Born Mosul 29 Sept. 1942; s of Saddiq and Khadija Al-Shaikh-Ali; m 1972, Dr Maryam Mahmood; one s one d

Academic Advisor, International Institute of Islamic Thought, since 1991


Al-Hikma Univ., Baghdad (BA English Lit. 1969); American Univ. of Beirut (MA English Lit. 1972); Univ. of Manchester (PhD American Studies 1983)


Lectr, and Cultural and PR Dir, Univ. of Mosul, Iraq, 1973–79; Res. Fellow, Manchester Univ., 1983–85; Res. Fellow, St David’s UC, Wales, 1985–86; personal res. work, 1986–91. Chair, Assoc. of Muslim Social Scientists, UK, 1999–. Mem., Mgt Bd, Islamic Centre, Cambridge Univ., 2008–14. Vice-Pres., Inst. of Epistemological Res., 2010–


(contrib.) Citizenship, Security and Democracy: Muslim engagement with the West, 2009; (contrib.) Islamophobia: the challenge of pluralism in the 21st century, 2011; (contrib.) Genocidal Nightmares: narratives of insecurity and the logic of mass atrocities, 2014


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