Who Is She

Nelly Hanna
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Personal information

Professor of Arab and Islamic Civilizations
Nelly Hanna

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Languages

Arabic
English
French

Contact information / Work

The American University in Cairo
Arab and Islamic Civilizations
Prince Alwaleed Bin Tala Bin Abdulaziz Alsaud Hall, New Cairo Campus
Cairo
Egypt
Phone: 
+2 0226151772

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

Work history

Jobs: 
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
Honorary office and memberships: 
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.

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