Who Is She

Personal information

Associate Professor of Arabic and Islamic Civilizations
Amina El-Bendary

Contact information / Private

Contact information / Work

American University in Cairo
Department of Arabic and Islamic Civilizations
Prince Alwaleed Bin Talal Bin Abdulaziz Alsaud Hall, Room 2156
Cairo
Egypt
Phone: 
+20 226151769

Education

PhD, Faculty of Oriental Studies, Cambridge University, 2007.
MA, Arabic Studies, American University in Cairo, 2000.
BA, Political Science, American University in Cairo, 1996.

Competences

Arabic
English

Work history

Assistant Professor, Department of Arabic and Islamic Civilizations, American University in Cairo, 2007-Present.
Senior Staff Writer, Al-Ahram Weekly English Newspaper, 1999-2003.
Crowds and Sultans: Urban Protest in Late Medieval Egypt and Syria. American University in Cairo Press. 2016.
“The historiography of protest in late Mamluk and early Ottoman Egypt and Syria,” International Institute of Asian Studies Newsletter 43 (Spring 2007).
With Huda al-Sa‘di, Al-Awqāf fi sutūr wa suwar (Pious Endowments in Words and Images). Cairo: Women and Memory Forum, 2006.
“The Worst of Times: Crisis Management and al-shidda al-`uzma,” in Money, Land and Trade: An Economic History of the Muslim Mediterranean, ed. Nelly Hanna.. London and New York: I.B. Tauris, 2002.

Awards

Rioyichi Sasakawa Young Leaders Graduate Fellowship, 1996-1998.
Best Graduate Student Paper on a Medieval Topic, Middle East Medievalists, 1998.