Julian Weideman

Associate Member
Regional Research Area
Education

B.A. Honours History with International Relations, University of British Columbia
M.Phil. (Distinction) Modern Middle Eastern Studies, University of Oxford
Ph.D. History, Princeton University


About

I study modern North Africa and the Middle East with a focus on political economy, Islamic thought, and colonialism. My work mainly draws on sources from the Tunisian National Archives. At UBC, I am a postdoctoral fellow with the Database of Religious History.


Teaching


Publications

“‘Tunisian Islam,’ Women’s Rights, and the Limits of French Empire in 20th Century North Africa,”
American Historical Review (forthcoming)

“Praxis of Reform: The Politics of Zaytuna Student Housing in Colonial Tunis,” Journal of the Economic and
Social History of the Orient 65 (2022): 859-889

“Tahar Haddad after Bourguiba and Bin ʿAli: A Reformist between Secularists and Islamists,”
International Journal of Middle East Studies 48, no. 1 (February 2016): 47-65

“Bourguiba et Ben Ali et la mémoire de Tahar Haddad,” Rawafid: Revue de l’Institut Supérieur de l’Histoire de la
Tunisie Contemporaine no. 20 (2015): 12-27


Julian Weideman

Associate Member
Regional Research Area
Education

B.A. Honours History with International Relations, University of British Columbia
M.Phil. (Distinction) Modern Middle Eastern Studies, University of Oxford
Ph.D. History, Princeton University


About

I study modern North Africa and the Middle East with a focus on political economy, Islamic thought, and colonialism. My work mainly draws on sources from the Tunisian National Archives. At UBC, I am a postdoctoral fellow with the Database of Religious History.


Teaching


Publications

“‘Tunisian Islam,’ Women’s Rights, and the Limits of French Empire in 20th Century North Africa,”
American Historical Review (forthcoming)

“Praxis of Reform: The Politics of Zaytuna Student Housing in Colonial Tunis,” Journal of the Economic and
Social History of the Orient 65 (2022): 859-889

“Tahar Haddad after Bourguiba and Bin ʿAli: A Reformist between Secularists and Islamists,”
International Journal of Middle East Studies 48, no. 1 (February 2016): 47-65

“Bourguiba et Ben Ali et la mémoire de Tahar Haddad,” Rawafid: Revue de l’Institut Supérieur de l’Histoire de la
Tunisie Contemporaine no. 20 (2015): 12-27


Julian Weideman

Associate Member
Regional Research Area
Education

B.A. Honours History with International Relations, University of British Columbia
M.Phil. (Distinction) Modern Middle Eastern Studies, University of Oxford
Ph.D. History, Princeton University

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I study modern North Africa and the Middle East with a focus on political economy, Islamic thought, and colonialism. My work mainly draws on sources from the Tunisian National Archives. At UBC, I am a postdoctoral fellow with the Database of Religious History.

Teaching keyboard_arrow_down
Publications keyboard_arrow_down

“‘Tunisian Islam,’ Women’s Rights, and the Limits of French Empire in 20th Century North Africa,”
American Historical Review (forthcoming)

“Praxis of Reform: The Politics of Zaytuna Student Housing in Colonial Tunis,” Journal of the Economic and
Social History of the Orient 65 (2022): 859-889

“Tahar Haddad after Bourguiba and Bin ʿAli: A Reformist between Secularists and Islamists,”
International Journal of Middle East Studies 48, no. 1 (February 2016): 47-65

“Bourguiba et Ben Ali et la mémoire de Tahar Haddad,” Rawafid: Revue de l’Institut Supérieur de l’Histoire de la
Tunisie Contemporaine no. 20 (2015): 12-27