Israel Gershoni

Historical Studies
Field of Study
History of Modern Egypt and the Arab Middle East

Israel Gershoni specializes in intellectual and cultural history of modern Egypt and the Arab Middle East. During the academic year 2011–12, his research will examine the role of intellectuals in Egyptian parliamentary government, 1913–52. He locates this subject within the broader framework of the evolution of Egyptian liberalism in the twentieth and twenty-first centuries.

Dates at IAS

Member: Historical Studies

Hebrew University Ph.D., 1977