Rosie Bsheer is a PhD Candidate in the Department of History at Columbia University. Her research centers on the study of historiography, archive theories, and the spatial politics of cities in Gulf Arab states.
Ziad Abu-Rish is a PhD Candidate in the Department of History at the University of California Los Angeles. His research interests center of the social and cultural history of state building in the Levant.
Roger Owen is A. J. Meyer Professor of Middle East History, Emeritus, at Harvard University.