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Hisham Hamad
Hisham Hamad

Hisham Hamad, MA studies literary, ideological and ideational exchanges between Western Europe and the Arabic Middle East; modern Arabic literature; literary translations; history and poetics of translation in the Middle East. He does this from a combined background in Languages and Cultures of the Middle East (Arabic) and Translation Studies.
See: https://www.rug.nl/staff/h.hamad/

Gertjan Hoetjes
Gertjan Hoetjes

Dr. Gertjan Hoetjes has a background in Political Science and Middle East Politics, with a specialisation in the Gulf region. His research focuses on state-society relations, political economy and international relations in the Gulf. He gives lectures on recent developments and the modern history of the Middle East.
See: https://www.rug.nl/staff/g.j.hoetjes/

Pieter Nanninga
Pieter Nanninga

Dr. Pieter Nanninga is a historian and religious studies scholar. He lectures on Islam and on current developments in the Middle East. His research focuses on jihadism, and in particular on the Islamic State.
See http://www.rug.nl/staff/p.g.t.nanninga/

Ronit Nikolsky
Ronit Nikolsky

Dr. Ronit Nikolsky lectures on language proficiency Hebrew and on culture and identity in the Middle East. Her research is in the field on Midrash, culture and emotions, and ancient narratives, from a cultural-cognitive perspective."
See: https://www.rug.nl/staff/r.nikolsky/

Kiki Santing
Kiki Santing

Dr. Kiki Santing is an Arabist and specialised in the modern Middle East. Her research focuses on the modern history of Egypt, using Arabic source texts. She gives lectures on the recent developments in the Middle East and Arabic language proficiency.
See: http://www.rug.nl/staff/k.m.santing/

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