Salim Tamari is a senior researcher at the Institute of Palestine Studies and Professor Emeritus of Sociology at Birzeit University. He is the editor of Jerusalem Quarterly. Tamari holds a PhD in Sociology from the University of Manchester, and has authored many works on urban culture, sociology, biography, and social history of the Eastern Mediterranean. Among his works are The Great War and the Remaking of Palestine (UC Press, 2018); Year of the Locust: The Eradication of Palestine’s Ottoman Past (Institute of Palestine Studies, 2008), and published in English by the University of California Press; The Mountain Against the Sea: Studies in the Problems of Palestine’s Modernity (UC Press, 2008); Biography and Social History of Bilad Al Sham (edited with Issam Nassar, Institute of Palestine Studies, 2007).
Palestine 1945. Lives in Palestine.