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Personal information

Title: 

Professor of Arab and Islamic Civilizations

Contact information (work)

Company name: 
The American University in Cairo
Department: 
Arab and Islamic Civilizations
Address: 
Prince Alwaleed Bin Tala Bin Abdulaziz Alsaud Hall, New Cairo Campus
City: 
Cairo
Country: 
Egypt
Phone: 
+2 0226151772
Work email address: 
nhanna@aucegypt.edu

Education

PhD, University of Aix en Provence

Competences

Economic History

Middle class housing in 17th and 18th Century Cairo

Ottoman History of the Arab world

Urban History

Languages: 

Arabic

English

French

Jobs

Work history: 

Professor and Chair of the Department of Arab and Islamic Civilizations, The American University in Cairo, 1991-Present

Visiting Professor, Waseda University, Tokyo, 2008-2009

Visiting Professor, Harvard University, 2001

Visiting Professor, Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales, 1998

Productions and works: 

In Praise of Books, a Cultural History of Cairo’s Middle Class 16-18th centuries. Syracuse: Syracuse University Press, 2003.

Making Big Money in 1600: The Life and Times of Isma`il Abu Taqiyya, Egyptian Merchant. Syracuse: Syracuse University Press, 1998.

Habiter au Caire: La Maison Moyenne et ses Habitants aux XVIIe et XVIIIe Siecles. Cairo, 1991.