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Abdullatif Barghouthi

Sector : Business , Economists

Personal Info

  • Country of residence : Poland
  • Gender : Male
  • Born in : 1942
  • Age : 79
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Born in Kufr Ein (near Ramallah); BA (1956) and MA (1958) in Arabic Islamic Studies and PhD (1963) in Comparative Literature from the University of London; returned to Palestine and worked as teacher and inspector at UNRWA schools; also broadcaster in the BBC Arabic service; director of an UNRWA teachers’ training program in Jerusalem; UNESCO supervisor in Libya, Bahrain and the United Arab Emirates; Deputy Director for Academic Affairs (1982-1984) and Professor of Arab-Islamic Studies (1985-1997) at Birzeit University, focusing on Palestinian heritage and folk literature; Chairman of the Association of the Higher Council of Palestinian Folklorists; member of Al-Liqa’ Center for Religious and Heritage Studies in the Holy Land, Bethlehem; published several biographies and books on history and Palestinian folklore, incl. Arabic Folk Songs in Palestine and Jordan (Arabic, 1979); died in Ramallah on 7 May 2002.

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