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Dr Atef Alshaer

BA (Birzeit University, Palestine), MA and PhD (SOAS, University of London)

Overview

Atef Alshaer
Department of the Languages and Cultures of Near and Middle East

Senior Teaching Fellow

Centre for Media Studies

Leverhulme Post-doctoral Research Fellow in Political Communication

London Middle East Institute (LMEI)

Member

Centre for Palestine Studies (CPS)

Member

Name:
Dr Atef Alshaer
Email address:
Telephone:
020 7898 4675
Address:
SOAS, University of London
Thornhaugh Street, Russell Square, London WC1H 0XG
Building:
Russell Square: College Buildings
Office No:
4416

Biography

Dr. Atef Alshaer - Language and Power in the Arab World

Teaching

Courses Taught

Research

Linguistics, Literature, philosophy and history and politics of the Arab World.

Publications

Authored Books

Matar, Dina and Khatib, Lina and Alshaer, Atef (2014) The Hizbullah Phenomenon: Politics and Communication. London, New York: Hurst and Oxford University Press.

Alshaer, Atef (2014) Poetry and Politics in the Modern Arab World. London; New York: Hurst and Columbia University Press. (Forthcoming)

Khatib, Lina and Matar, Dina and Alshaer, Atef The Phenomenon of Hizbullah: Politics and Communication. London: Hurst. (Forthcoming)

Book Chapters

Alshaer, Atef (2015) 'The 'Other' in the Discourse of Hamas and Hizbullah.' In: Gleave, R. and Nagy, I. , (eds.), Violence in Modern Islamic Thought. Edinburgh : Edinburgh University Press . (Forthcoming)

Alshaer, Atef (2013) 'Humanism, Nationalism and Violence in Mahmoud Darwish’s Poetry.' In: Kennedy, Hugh, (ed.), Warefare and Poetry in the Middle East. London: I.B Tauris, pp. 257-283.

Alshaer, Atef (2013) 'Poetry in the Arab Spring: A historical Perspective.' In: Sadiki, Larbi, (ed.), Routledge Handbook of the Arab Spring. London: Routledge. (Forthcoming)

Alshaer, Atef (2013) 'Islam in the Narrative of Fatah and Hamas.' In: Narrating Conflict in the Middle East: Discourse, Image and Communications Practices in Lebanon and Palestine. London: I.B Tauris, pp. 111-133.

Alshaer, Atef (2013) 'Hebrew Elements in Palestinian Arabic political discourse.' In: Khan, Geoffrey, (ed.), Encyclopedia of Hebrew Language and Linguistics. Leiden; Boston: Brill Publications, pp. 7-12.

Alshaer, Atef (2012) 'Hamas Broadcasting: Al-Aqsa Channel in Gaza.' In: Hroub, Khalid, (ed.), Religious Broadcasting in the Middle East. London; New York: Hurst & Columbia University Press, pp. 237-261.

Alshaer, Atef (2011) 'Language as culture: The Question of Arabic.' In: Sabry, Tarik, (ed.), Arab Cultural Studies: Mapping the Field. London: I.B Tauris, pp. 275-297.

Articles

Alshaer, Atef (2014) 'Adonis, 'Ali Ahmad Said Esber (b.1930).' The Literary Encyclopedia: Exploring Literature, History and Culture .

Alshaer, Atef (2012) 'Language and Power in the Arab World.' Middle East Critique . (Submitted)

Alshaer, Atef (2011) 'Identity in Mahmoud Darwish's Poem 'The dice player'.' The Middle East Journal of Culture and Communication, 4 (1). pp. 90-110.

Alshaer, Atef (2009) 'The Poetry of Hamas.' The Middle East Journal of Culture and Communication, 2 (2). pp. 214-230.

Alshaer, Atef (2008) 'Towards a Theory of Culture of Communication: The Fixed and the Dynamics in Hamas’ Communicated Discourse.' The Middle East Journal of Culture and Communication, 1 (2). pp. 101-121.

Conference or Workshop Items

Alshaer, Atef (2012) The Prison of Politics: Palestine beyond Fatah and Hamas. In: The future of Hamas or the Hamas future, 7th September 2012., Chr. Michelsen Institute in Bergen, Norway.. (Submitted)

Alshaer, Atef (2012) The Poetry of Hizbullah. In: Revolution and Revolt: Understanding the Forms and Causes of Change, 26-28 March 2012, BRISMES Annual Conference, LSE. (Submitted)

Book Reviews

Alshaer, Atef (2013) ''The Power and the People: Paths of Resistance in the Middle East', by Charles Tripp.' The Middle East in London , 10 (1). p. 24.

Alshaer, Atef (2012) ''Sketches of Spain, with illustrations by Julian Bell' by Federico Garcia Lorca.' Latinolife .

Alshaer, Atef (2012) 'Review of 'The Cambridge Introduction to Edward Said', by Conor McCarthy and 'Edward Said: A Legacy of Emancipation and Representation', by Adel Iskandar and Hakem Rustom.' The Middle East Journal of Culture and Communication, 5 (2). pp. 250-254.

Alshaer, Atef (2011) 'Review of 'Tablet and Pen: Literary Landscapes from the Modern Middle East', by Reza Aslan.' The Middle East in London, 7 (9). p. 18.

Alshaer, Atef (2011) 'Review of 'The Rise and Fall of a Palestinian Dynasty: The Husaynis 1700-1948', by Ilan Pappe.' The Middle East in London, 7 (7). p. 27.

Alshaer, Atef (2011) 'What it Means to Be Palestinian: Stories of Palestinian Peoplehood by Dina Matar.' Jerusalem Quarterly (46). pp. 71-74.

Alshaer, Atef (2010) 'From Coexistence to Conquest: International Law and the Origins of the Israeli Arab Conflict, 1891-1949, by Victor Kattan.' Al-Quds and Al-Hayat Newspapers .

Alshaer, Atef (2009) 'Gaza in Suspension: Review of, 'Governing Gaza: Bureaucracy, Authority, and the Work of Rule, 1917–1967, by Ilana Feldman.' H-Net H-Levant .

Alshaer, Atef (2009) 'Review of 'Embers and Ashes: Memories of an Arab Intellectual', by Hisham Sharabi.' Electronic Intifada .

Alshaer, Atef (2009) 'Review of 'The Strings of the Lute', by Eileen Colucci.' The Middle East Journal of Culture and Communication, 2 (1). pp. 176-179.

Alshaer, Atef (2008) 'Review of 'A Country of Words: A Palestinian Journey from the Refugee Camp to the Front Page', by Abdel Bari Atwan.' The Electronic Intifada .

Alshaer, Atef (2008) 'Two poetry collections: Flawed Landscape, by Sharif S. Elmus, And Poets for Palestine, by Remi Kanazi (ed.).' Electronic Intifada .

Alshaer, Atef (2008) 'The Last Resistance, by Jacqueline Rose.' Studies in Ethnicity and Nationalism: The Last Resistance, 8 (2). pp. 376-378.

Alshaer, Atef (2008) 'What Did We Do to Deserve This? Palestinian Life Under Occupation in the West Bank, by Mark Howell.' The Middle East in London Magazine .

Alshaer, Atef (2008) 'Heroes and Martyrs of Palestine: The Politics of National Commemoration, by Laleh Khalili.' Studies in Ethnicity and Nationalism, 8 (1). pp. 183-185.

Alshaer, Atef (2008) 'A novel: The Year of the Revolutionary: The Bread Making Machine, by Hassan Daoud.' The Middle East in London, 4 (7).

Alshaer, Atef (2007) 'Failing Peace: Gaza and the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict, by Sara Roy.' The Middle East in London .

Alshaer, Atef (2007) 'A Threat From Within: A Century of Jewish Opposition to Zionism, by Yakov Rabkin.' The Middle East in London .

Other

Alshaer , Atef (2014) 'The Palestinian Narrative of Reconciliation.' E-International Relations, May 27 2014.

Alshaer, Atef (2013) 'Review: Blood Wedding, by Gabriel Garcia Lorca.' Latinolife Magazine .

Alshaer, Atef (2013) 'Egypt: Retreat from Democracy.' E-International Relations .

Alshaer, Atef (2012) 'Edward Said and Mahmoud Darwish: Bringing Palestine and the World together in Poetry and Prose.' The Middle East in London, 8 (4). pp. 21-22.

Alshaer, Atef (2011) 'In the Shadow of Lorca.' The London Magazine and Latino Life .

Alshaer, Atef (2009) 'Syria: The Weeping Child of Our Conscience.' E-International Relations.

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