Ayubi Papers

Scope and Content

Drafts and proofs of author's publications and assorted academic notes.

Administrative / Biographical History

Nazih Nassif Mikhail Ayubi, political scientist and Middle East scholar, was born in Cairo in 1944 where he held his first academic posts before taking an Oxford Doctorate and a Professorship at Cairo University. After four years as a Professor at the University of California Los Angeles, he came to the University of Exeter in 1983. He played a key role in the development of Middle East studies at the University, and was also a member of the Politics Department. His research interests included Egyptian politics, political economy, international relations and the international politics of Islam. He was also a Fellow at the University of Manchester and at the European Institute, Florence. He died in 1995.

His publications include Political Islam (1991) and Over-stating the Arab state (1995).

Access Information

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Listed by Charlotte Berry, Archivist, 23 April 2004 and encoded into EAD 28 May 2004.

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Custodial History

Bequeathed to the Library in 1999, together with book materials (uncatalogued).

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