Zahia Smail Salhi

Zahia Smail Salhi is Chair of Modern Arabic Studies, University of Manchester and Vice-President of the British Society for Middle Eastern Studies. She served as Judge of the International Prize for Arabic Fiction (2013) and the Saif Ghobash Banipal Prize for Arabic Literary Translation (2016). She was Co-Director of the Centre for the Advanced Study of the Arab World (2013-2016) and Member of Sub-panel 27 (Area Studies), Research Excellence Framework (REF 2014).