Professor Nimrod Luz

Head of Research Authority,

School of Social Sciences and Humanities
Land of Israel studies M.A

Areas of Expertise

Cultural Geography
Geography of Religion
Anthropology of Religion
Anthropology of Food
Sanctity and the Politics of the Sacred
Cultural Theories
Islam and the Middle East: Past and Present
Urbanism and cities of the Middle East

Selected Courses

Food for thought
Palestine under Islamic Rule
Everyday Materialities in Israel
Cooking Israeliness
Islam, Nationalism and the Crisis of Modernity
Introduction to Religions

Additional Roles

Member of College Research Committee
Member of College Academic Committee
Director of Honor Program

Selected Publications

Luz, N. (2014). Reading Mamluk Cities: Culture and the Urban Landscape. Cities and Urbanism of the Pre-Modern Middle East. New York: Cambridge Studies in Islamic
Civilization, Cambridge University Press
Luz, N. and Stadler, N. (2019) Religious Urban Decolonization: New Mosques/Antique Cities. Colonial Settler Society, 9, 284-300.

Luz, N. (2016). Scripting Mamluk Cities: Insider’s Look, Explorations into Landscape
Narratives. The Journal of the Royal Asiatic Society, series 3, 26/1-2, 72-78.
Luz, N. (2019) Reconstructing the Urban Landscape of Mamluk Jerusalem: Spatial and Sociopolitical Implications. In: R. Amitai and S. Connerman (eds.), The Mamluk Sultanate from the Perspective of Regional and World History Economic, Social and Cultural Development in an Era of Increasing International Interaction and Competition, (pp. 123-148). Gottingen: V&R Unipress and Bonn University Press.
Luz, N. (2018) The Holy Land from the Mamluk Sultanate to the Ottoman Empire. In: R. Hoyland and H. Williamson (eds.), The Oxford Illustrated History of the Holy Land, (pp. 230-257). Oxford: Oxford University Press.

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