Dr. Eran Segal

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Dr. Eran Segal is a researcher at the Ezri Center for Iran & Persian Gulf Studies, the University of Haifa, and he teaches at the University of Haifa, the Ben-Gurion University of the Negev and the Yezreel Valley College. He has published several articles on the history, politics and society of the Arabian States of the Persian Gulf, among them is "Rulers and Merchants in Pre-Oil Kuwait: The Significance of Palm Dates," British Journal of Middle Eastern Studies, vol. 41, no. 2 (April 2014).

Education

2008 – PhD, Department of Middle Eastern History, University of Haifa (Summa cum Laude)

2003 – MA, Department of Middle Eastern History, University of Haifa (Thesis grade: 96)

1999 – BA, Department of Middle Eastern History, University of Haifa (with distinction)

 

Publications

Book

Soli Shahvar and Eran Segal (eds.) The Persian Gulf: New Trends in Interdisciplinary Research (Ktav Web, 2014, in Hebrew)

Articles

Eran Segal, "Merchants' Networks in Kuwait – The Story of Yusuf al-Marzuk," Middle Eastern Studies, 45, 5 (September 2009), pp. 709-719.

Eran Segal, "Political Participation in Kuwait: Diwaniyya, Majlis and Parliament," Journal of Arabian Studies 2, 2 (December 2012), pp. 127-141.

Eran Segal, "Rulers and Merchants in Pre-Oil Kuwait: The Significance of Palm Dates" British Journal of Middle Eastern Studies 41, 2 (April 2014), pp. 167-182.

Eran Segal, "The Uqair Conference (1922) Revisited: Britain and the Question of Boundaries in the Arabian Peninsula," in Zach Levey and Elie Podeh (eds.), Britain and the Middle East: From Imperial Power to Junior Partner (Brighton: Sussex Academic Press, 2008), pp. 231-247.

Eran Segal, "Women in the Gulf: Reforms in Conservative Societies," in Soli Shahvar and Eran Segal (eds.) The Persian Gulf: New Trends in Interdisciplinary Research (Ktav Web, 2014), pp. 61-79. (in Hebrew)

Eran Segal, "Rulers and Merchants in Kuwait: Formation of a Commercial Chiefdom," Hamizrah Hehadash 52 (2013), pp. 261-285. (in Hebrew)

Eran Segal, "Merchants and Rulers in the State Formation Process: The First Majlis in Kuwait (1921)," in Ilan Rahum (ed.), Back to Politics: The Modern State, Nationality and the Sovereignty (Jerusalem: The Zalman Shazar Center, 2009), pp. 177-199. (in Hebrew)

Eran Segal, "The first Majlis in Kuwait (1921): Democracy in the Middle East?," Ruah Mizrahit 3 (Winter 2006), pp. 55-60. (in Hebrew)

Eran Segal, "Kuwait Parliamentary Elections: Women Making History," Tel-Aviv Notes, June 10, 2009. (http://www.dayan.org/Seg_Kuwait.pdf)

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