Oumelbanine Nina Zhiri

Oumelbanine Nina Zhiri is Professor of French and Comparative Literature at the University of California, San Diego. She has published books and articles on Leo Africanus and François Rabelais and on the cultural history of the connection between Europe and North Africa in the early modern period. She is the author of author of Beyond Orientalism: Ahmad ibn Qasim al-Hajari between Europe and North Africa.

Understanding the Early Mediterranean Through the Life of the Moroccan Polymath Ahmad bin Qasim al-Hajari