This month's special guest expert: Martin Kramer

Martin Kramer
This month, Diwaniyya features special guest expert Martin Kramer, an authority on Islam and Arab politics, in conversation about the life and work of the 19th century Muslim thinker, Jamal al-Din al-Afghani.

Martin Kramer is Senior Fellow at the Shalem Center in Jerusalem, and President-designate of Shalem College. He is also the Wexler-Fromer Fellow at The Washington Institute for Near East Policy.

He earned his undergraduate and doctoral degrees in Near Eastern Studies from Princeton University, and was once director of the Moshe Dayan Center, during a twenty-five-year career at Tel Aviv University. He also taught as a visiting professor at Brandeis University, the University of Chicago, Cornell University and Georgetown University, and served twice as a fellow of the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars in Washington. He was later senior fellow at Harvard University's Olin Institute for Strategic Studies, where he co-founded and co-convened Middle East Strategy at Harvard (MESH).

You can find out more about Martin Kramer and his work on his website, Stay tuned to hear his discussion of al-Afghani on Diwaniyya later this month.



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