Member of the steering committee
Refqa Abu-Remaileh is an Assistant Professor at the Freie Universität Berlin’s Arabic Department. She is the Principal Investigator of the ERC project “PalREAD – Country of Words: Reading and Reception of Palestinian Literature from 1948 to the Present”. She received her DPhil and MSt in modern Middle Eastern Studies, with a focus on modern Arabic Literature and Film, from the University of Oxford (2010, 2004), and her BA in English Literature from the University of British Columbia (2002). In 2012-13, she was a EUME Fellow at the Forum Transregionale Studien in Berlin. From 2014-16, she was an Alexander von Humboldt postdoctoral Fellow affiliated with EUME and continues to be affiliated with EUME to the present. She has also worked with the London-based charity Oxford Research Group as
a consultant on their Palestine-Israel projects.