Uri Kupferschmidt, born in Montreux, Switzerland, in 1945. Ph.D. from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. Associate Professor of Middle Eastern History at the University of Haifa.
Fellow (1 September 1989 – 30 June 1990)
During my year at NIAS I focused on the study of several aspects of religion and society in the Middle East, writing a large part of a monograph on the social roots of the Muslim Brotherhood and its later off-shoots in Egypt, Syria and the region of Palestine/Jordan.