Yuval Evri is a sociologist and cultural researcher in the Department of the Languages and Cultures of Near and Middle East at SOAS University London. He focuses on the political-intellectual history of the Land of Israel/Palestine at the turn of the 20th century.

Evri received his PhD from Tel Aviv University. He has held fellowships at the Institute of Advanced Studies in Berlin, Cambridge University, the Van Leer Jerusalem Institute, and the Cherrick Center at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem.

Select publications:

  • “Translation without Original: The Question of Ownership over Text and Territory in the Translation of Biblical Stories from the Palestinian Oral Tradition to Hebrew Literature” in An Arabic-Hebrew Literary Space, ed. H. Hever and M. Kayyal (Hebrew; Van Leer Institute Press and Hakibbutz Hameuchad, 2016)
  • “Iraqi Homeland in Hebrew: On Nationalism and Ethnic Identities in the Novel ‘The Other One’ by Shimon Ballas,” Theory and Criticism (2009)

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Yuval Evri (2018-2019)