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My research agenda continues to focus on the cultural and social history of the Middle East I have conducted research on issues of history and historical imagination in the period from the turn of the nineteenth century to the early twentieth century in Greater Syria more specifically Palestine in the late Ottoman period and early colonial one More specifically my published work 3 authored monographs 10 edited and co-edited books and numerous essays and chapters has focused on a number of topics Among them are the history of Jerusalem since the 19th century of photography as a cultural practice in the Middle East and the histories of Palestine and the Levant during WWI Cutting across the individual topics on which I have worked are a number of theoretical-historical premises that have often guided my research Most important among them is the fact that the dominant historical discourse on this region as is so often the case has failed to incorporate a diversity of voices especially those from the margin In an effort to address this I focused in my research on the memoirs photographs and personal papers of the natives as my primary sources In the process I was able to unearth and bring to light important sources unknown to researchers before Indeed the work I have done with these sources has been hailed as pioneering as I am one of only a handful of historians who have utilized such sources extensively It goes without saying that analyzing this type of source--just like any other one--requires detailed knowledge of the historical social and cultural contexts and has as its goal the formulation of historical narratives as seen and experienced by the common people In taking the silenced voices from the margins as its main point of departure my work often challenges dominant historical discourses Equally important is the fact that dominant historical narrative on the Middle East have also neglected to
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