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Mohamed-Salah Omri

Lecturer in Modern Arabic Literature and Tutorial Fellow at St. John’s College

Dr. Omri is Lecturer in Modern Arabic Literature and Tutorial Fellow at St. John’s College, University of Oxford. Omri’s publications include: Trade and cultural exchange in the early modern Mediterranean: Braudel’s maritime legacy (2010) in collaboration with Maria Fusaro and Colin Heywood; Nationalism, Islam and World Literature: sites of confluence in the writings of Mahmud al-Mas’adi (2006); The Novelization of Islamic Literatures: the intersections of Western, Arabic, Persian, Urdu and Turkish Traditions, a special issue of Comparative Critical Studies (4:3, 2007); and two books with historian Abdeljalil Temimi.  Omri also contributes occasional media interventions related to the culture and politics of Tunisia, the Maghreb and the Mediterranean more widely.