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Bassam Tibi

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Bassam Tibi

Bassam Tibi is Professor emeritus of International Relations at the University of Göttingen. He taught at this university from 1973 on until his retirement 2009. He is a native Syrian born in Damascus 1944 (he descends from the centuries old family of the nobility of Banu a-Tibi) and is since 1974 a German citizen. Pursuant to his retirement 2009 he served 2010 as the Resnick scholar for the study of antisemitism at the Center for Advanced Holocaust Studies/ CAHS at the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in Washington, D.C. Hereafter 2011 he was chosen with no application for an appointment as the visiting Koret Foundation Fellow at Stanford University. However, he decided in 2012 to return to retirement.
Tibi is the author of the recent books The Shari’a-State. Arab Spring and Democratization (Routledge Press, 2013), Islamism and Islam (Yale University Press, 2012) and: Islam in Global Politics. Conflict and Cross-Cultural Bridging (Routledge Press, 2012) next to earlier nine books published in English in the USA. His comprehensive life-time work on Islam was published 2009 under the title Islam’s Predicament with Modernity. Religious Reform and Cultural Change by Routledge Press. His most recent book publication is the 2014-forthcoming 2nd edition of Political Islam, World Politics and Europe.