Yasir Suleiman

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Yasir Suleiman CBE is the Sultan Qaboos Bin Said Professor of Modern Arabic Studies at the University of Cambridge.[1][2] He is a Palestinian Arab living in diaspora.[3]

He lectured nationally and internationally on various topics related to Middle East.

He was selected to be a trustee of the International Prize for Arabic Fiction (2007-2009).

He was appointed Commander of the Order of the British Empire (CBE) in the 2011 Birthday Honours for services to scholarship.[4][5]


In addition to authoring books, Yasir Suleiman was an editor of a number of monographs is Arabic studies.


  1. ^ Leslie J. McLoughlin (2002) "In a Sea of Knowledge: British Arabists in the Twentieth Century", ISBN 0-86372-288-1, p. 224.
  2. ^ Yassir Suleiman's profile at the Supreme Educational Council. Qatar Archived 13 April 2008 at the Wayback Machine.
  3. ^ Yasir Suleiman, A War of Worlds, Introduction, p. 1.
  4. ^ "No. 59808". The London Gazette (Supplement). 11 June 2011. p. 8. 
  5. ^ "Main list of the 2011 Queen's birthday honours recipients" (PDF). BBC News UK. Retrieved 11 June 2011.