Details

Name
Dr Alessia Melcangi
Address 1
Via Vittorio Emanuele II, 49
Country
Italy
Email
alessiamelcangi@tiscali.it
Alternative Email
alessia.melcangi@unict.it
EURAMES Member
Yes
Member of
SeSaMO
Member of
BRISMES
AFMA Member
No
MESA Member
No
BASIS Member
Yes
Member of
British Society for Middle Eastern Studies
Institution Name
University of Catania/ COSMICA Centre for Studies on the Contemporary Islamic World and Africa
Institution Address 1
via Vittorio Emanuele II, 49
Institution City
Catania
Institution County
Italy
Institution Postcode
95131
Discipline 1
Islamic Studies
Discipline 2
Modern History
Geographical Area 1
Middle East and North Africa
Languages Mastered
English
Proficiency
Advanced
Languages Mastered
French
Proficiency
Operational
Languages Mastered
Italian
Proficiency
Fluent
Qualifications
PhD in Political Thought and Institutions in the Mediterranean Societies (University of Catania, Faculty of Political Science). Date: 30 January 2012. Thesis Title: The Coptic community in the Egypt of Gamal \\\'Abd al-Nasser (1952-1970): between politics and religion. External Examiner: Prof. Adriana Piga (University of Rome \\\"La Sapienza\\\"). Final Grade: Excellent. Granted for the promotion of internships and research mission abroad financed by the University of Catania (2008-2009/2009-2010). Stage at the Centre d\\\'études et de documentation économiques, juridiques et sociales’ (CEDEJ), (Cairo, February-April 2008). M.A. In Contemporary History, University of Catania, ITALY. Date: 17 September 2008. Thesis Title: Religious minorities and power in the Islamic Contemporary word: the Copts of Egypt. Supervisor: Federico Cresti (University of Catania). Final Grade: 1st Honours (110 cum lauda).
Additional Info 1
MENA
Additional Info 2
Egypt; contemporary history; religious minorities in Arab world.
External Funders
0
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