Dhalia Gubara

Phone: +961 (0)1 359183


Postdoctoral research fellow (01.10.2013-31.09.2014)

Dahlia Gubara is a postdoctoral fellow at the Orient-Institut Beirut conducting research on a project entitled “Virtuous Narratives and the Many Lives of Luqmān al-Ḥakīm." She studied Law at the School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London, and History at Columbia University, New York where her dissertation focused on al-Azhar and orders of knowledge in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries. Her work bridges the fields of Islamic Studies and African and Middle Eastern History and is concerned primarily with the production, transmission and consumption of knowledge in, and about, the ‘Islamic discursive tradition.