Ibrahim Akel

Ibrahim Akel

Dr. Ibrahim Akel was born in Damascus in 1978 and received his primary and university education in the city, graduating with a Bachelor’s degree in Arabic Language and Literature from the University of Damascus in 2000. Subsequently, he acquired a series of postgraduate diplomas in diverse fields including Literary Studies, Educational Qualification, and Educational Planning.

Later, he moved to Paris to pursue higher education, earning both his Master’s and Ph.D. degrees from the National Institute for Oriental Languages and Civilizations in 2016. Throughout his academic journey, he has shown a profound interest in the questions surrounding Arabic literature and its origins. He has participated in numerous conferences and delivered lectures at various universities around the world.

Dr. Akel has also published several studies on Arabic manuscripts, the One Thousand and One Nights, and popular Arabic literature. His most recent work is the co-editing of a collective book in collaboration with William Granara, the director of the Arabic Language Program at Harvard University. Currently, he serves as a Lecturer at the Université Sorbonne Nouvelle and the Paris Institute of Political Studies.

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