I will be serving as external examiner for Mehdi Sakatni's PhD at Aix Marseille University, on French policy towards nomadic peoples in the Syrian Mandate. 26 March 2022.
Some of Sakatni's excellent research has already been published here:
1. « Les mondes ruraux », in Leyla Dakhli (éd.), Le Moyen-Orient (fin XIXe-XXe siècle), Paris, Seuil, 2016.
2. “From Camel to Truck? Automobiles and the Pastoralist Nomadism of Syrian Tribesduring the French Mandate (1920-1946)”, Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East, vol. 39(1), 2019, p. 159-169.