Dr Alessandra Cecolin

Dr Alessandra Cecolin
Dr Alessandra Cecolin

Dr Alessandra Cecolin

Lecturer

About

CA205 King's College

Divinity, History, Philosophy & Art History

Biography

Education:

PhD Iranian-Jewish Identity                      Sept. 2006-June 2013

Dept. of Languages and Culture of Near and Middle East, SOAS, London, UK.

MA Middle Eastern Studies and Arabic     Sept. 2005-Sept. 2006

Dept. of Languages and Culture of Near and Middle East, SOAS, London, UK.

BA Letters and Philosophy                     Sept.2001-June 2005

University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy.

Academic roles:

 Adjunct Professor                             Sept. 2015 -June 2017

 Dept. of History, Syracuse University London Campus, New York

Lecturer                                             Sept. 2009- August 2017

Dept. of History, Goldsmiths, London UK

Teaching assistant                           Sept. 2008-June 2009

Dept. of Study of Religions, SOAS, London, UK.

 

Research

Research Overview

Political history and diplomatic strategies that characterized sixty-year relationship between Iran and Israel; wider conflict between national and religious identity for Jewish minorities living in Middle East; Islamic and Judaic shared history in Middle East, history of political Zionism; absorption of Middle Eastern Jewish minorities in Israel.

Current Research

™History of relations between Egypt and Iran between 1950 when the Shah recognized Israel until Yom Kippur War 1973; ™Iranian and Egyptian interests in the Israeli-Palestinian conflict;
Teaching

Teaching Responsibilities

HI1027: Making History

SX1017: Global Issues, Global Religions

DR352S: Religious Minorities in the Middle East

Publications

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  • Iranian Jewish Aliyah in 1951: An Historical Analysis of Iranian Jewish Emigration to Israel

    Cecolin, A.
    Studies in Ethnicity and Nationalism, vol. 18, no. 3, pp. 221-236
    Contributions to Journals: Articles
  • Iranian Jews in Israel: Between Persian Cultural Identity and Israeli Nationalism

    Cecolin, A.
    I.B. Tauris, London. 182 pages
    Books and Reports: Books

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Contributions to Journals