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Nazmi Jubeh

Pioneering historian and archaeologist

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Date of Birth:



Jerusalem, Palestine

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Why Featured?

Nazmi Jubeh is renowned for his extensive work in history and archaeology, focusing on Palestinian cultural heritage. His research and advocacy have significantly contributed to the preservation and understanding of Palestinian history, especially in Jerusalem and Hebron.

Brief bio

Jubeh is an associate professor of history and archaeology at Birzeit University. He has held key positions, including the Co-Director of Riwaq: Centre for Architectural Conservation and the Director of the Islamic Museum at al-Haram al-Sharif in Jerusalem. His scholarly work encompasses numerous publications on the historical and cultural aspects of Palestine, particularly Jerusalem and Hebron.

Major Milestones


  • 1980-1984: Served as the Director of the Islamic Museum at al-Haram al-Sharif in Jerusalem.

  • 1980-1991: Completed his BA, MA, and PhD in Oriental Studies and Archaeology from the University of Tübingen, Germany.

  • 1992-2010: Co-Director of Riwaq: Centre for Architectural Conservation.

  • 2007-Present: Associate Professor in the Department of History and Archaeology at Birzeit University...See More

  • Publications on Jerusalem and Hebron: Authored various articles and books focusing on the cultural heritage of Jerusalem and Hebron...See More

  • Directorship at the Islamic Museum: His tenure at the Islamic Museum was crucial for the preservation of Islamic heritage in Jerusalem...See More

  • Co-Director of Riwaq: Played a pivotal role in architectural conservation in Palestine...See More

  • Academic Teaching: Impacted generations of students at Birzeit University through his teaching in history and archaeology.

  • Member of the Presidential Committee for the Restoration of the Church of the Nativity: Contributed to the preservation of one of the most significant historical sites in Palestine.

Date of Last Update: 
December 25, 2023

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