Matthieu Cimino


Marie Skɫodowska-Curie Research Fellow (2016-18)

Faculty / College Address:

Oriental Institute


Research Interests:

Contemporary history of Israel, Syria and Lebanon.

Border dynamics & territorial reconfigurations in the Middle East.

Dynamics of engagement and disengagement of conflicts.

Identities and Communities in the Levant.

Current Projects:

• “Jihād and Territory”. Spatial ideology and nation-building process in militant Islam: The Case of Dā'ish (2013-2016).

• “The Fate of a Colonial Legacy: A Modern History of Syrian Borders (1920 - 2015)”.

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