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Peter Sluglett

Peter joined the MEI in Singapore in August 2011, has been Professor of Middle Eastern History at the University of Utah, Salt Lake City since 1994. He has published widely on Iraq, including Iraq Since 1958: From Revolution to Dictatorship, 3rd edition, (2001, with Marion Farouk-Sluglett), and Britain in Iraq: Contriving King and Country (2007). He has also edited and contributed to Syria and Bilad al-Sham Under Ottoman Rule: Essays in Honour of Abdul-Karim Rafeq, (2010, with Stefan Weber), and The Urban Social History of the Middle East 1750-1950 (2008). His research at MEI focuses on mapping the decline in political power of the Christians of Lebanon since the Ta'if Accords. Born and educated in England, where he taught at the University of Durham between 1974 and 1993, he has a B.A. from Cambridge (1966) and a D.Phil from Oxford (1972). 

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