Nadim Shehadi

Nadim Shehadi is the Director of the Fares Center for Eastern Mediterranean Studies (The Fletcher School, Tufts University) and an associate researcher on North Africa and the Middle East at the Royal Institute of International Affairs – Chatham House (Royal Institute of UK International Affairs). He is also a Senior Member of St. Antony’s College (Oxford), where he was the head of the Centre for Lebanese Studies from 1996 to 2005.

Nadim Shehadi is a member of the Executive Board of the Madrid-based Centro de Estudios de Oriente Medio – Fundación Promoción Social de la Cultura (CEMOFPSC, Madrid). He is also a member of the editorial board of Tempora, Annals of History and Archaeology (Saint Joseph University, Beirut). Nadim is the author of various articles and publications. He served as a consultant to several governmental and international organizations.

Nadim Shehadi holds a Master (Leicester University) as well as a Bachelor of Arts (University of Kent).

His current research focuses on: the ‘Arab Spring’; Lebanese history, culture and society; Peace Process in the Middle East, and the History of economic thought.

Working languages: Arabic, English, French

Fields of specialisation

  • Conflicts and Geopolitical stakes in the Middle East and North Africa
  • Identity-related Issues in the Middle East and North Africa
  • Euro-Mediterranean Relations
  • The American Policy in the Middle East
  • The European Union and the Arab World