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Josef (Yousef) Waleed Meri (Arabic: يوسف وليد مرعيYūsuf Walīd Marʿī, born December 23, 1969) is an academic who specializes in the history of interfaith relations in the Middle East in past and present, medieval Islamic history and civilisation, and the history of religion. He is presently a faculty member of the College of Islamic Studies, Hamad Bin Khalifa University, Doha, Qatar. Meri is also a Faculty Associate of the Center for the Study of Jewish-Christian-Muslim Relations, Merrimack College. From 2013-2014 he served as eighth Allianz Visiting Professor of Islamic Studies (2013-2014) at the Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich.[1] He was a Fellow of St. Edmund's College, Cambridge,[2] and a Visiting Fellow at the Centre of Islamic Studies, Cambridge University.[3]

Josef (Yousef) Meri
Born (1969-12-23) December 23, 1969 (age 49)
Other namesYousef Meri; Josef W. Meri
CitizenshipAmerican
Alma materU.C. Berkeley; Oxford University
Known forIslamic History; Islamic Studies; Muslim-Jewish-Christian Relations; History of Religion
Scientific career
FieldsIslamic History; Middle East History; Islamic Studies; Jewish Studies; Interfaith Relations;History of Religion
InstitutionsHamad Bin Khalifa University; Center for the Study of Jewish-Christian-Muslim Relations, Merrimack College

Meri is the winner of the 2014 Goldziher Prize in Jewish-Muslim Relations awarded by the Center for the Study of Jewish-Christian-Muslim Relations, Merrimack College.[4] He is also a Faculty Associate of the Center.

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Books and edited volumesEdit

  • (ed. and contributor) Medieval Islamic Civilization: An Encyclopedia, 2 vols. (Abingdon, Oxon. and New York: Routledge, 2017 (Volume 1: ISBN 978-1138061002) (Volume 2: ISBN 978-1138061316)
  • (ed.) Jewish-Muslim Relations in Past and Present: A Kaleidoscopic View (Leiden: Brill, 2017)(ISBN 9789004235809)
  • (ed. and contributor) The Routledge Handbook of Muslim-Jewish Relations (New York: Routledge, 2016)(ISBN 978-0415-64516-4).
  • The Cult of Saints among Muslims and Jews in Medieval Syria (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2002) (ISBN 0-19-925078-2).
  • (ed. with Farhad Daftary) Culture and Memory in Medieval Islam (London and New York: I.B. Tauris, 2003) (ISBN 1-86064-859-2).
  • (ed. and trans.) A Lonely Wayfarer's Guide to Pilgrimage: Ali ibn Abi Bakr's Kitab al-Isharat ila Ma'rifat al-Ziyarat (Princeton: Darwin Press, 2004) (ISBN 0-87850-169-X).
  • (ed. and contributor) Medieval Islamic Civilization: An Encyclopedia, 2 vols. (New York: Routledge, 2006) (ISBN 0-415-96690-6).
  • (ed.) Bayān al-Farq bayn al-Ṣadr wal-Qalb wal-Fuʾād wal-Lubb بيان الفرق بين الصدر والقلب والفؤاد واللب], (Amman: The Royal Islamic Strategic Studies Centre, 2009).
  • (ed.) [5] Bayān al-Farq bayn al-Ṣadr wal-Qalb wal-Fuʾād wal-Lubb (بيان الفرق بين الصدر والقلب والفؤاد واللب], Second revised edition (Amman: The Royal Islamic Strategic Studies Centre, 2012) (ISBN 978-9957-8533-5-8).

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ [1] Academia.edu Profile
  2. ^ [2] Archived 2013-08-24 at the Wayback Machine St. Edmund's College Fellows
  3. ^ [3] Centre of Islamic Studies, Cambridge University
  4. ^ [4] Center for the Study of Jewish-Christian-Muslim Relations, Merrimack College

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