Azmi Bishara<p><span class="ms-rteFontSize-3">Azmi Bishara is the General Director of the Arab Center for Research and Policy Studies (ACRPS). He is also the Chair of the Board of Trustees of the Doha Institute for Graduate Studies. A prominent Arab writer and scholar, Bishara has published numerous books and academic papers in political thought, social theory, and philosophy, in addition to several literary works, including: Civil Society: A Critical Study (1996); On the Arab Question: An Introduction to an Arab Democratic Statement (2007); Religion and Secularism in Historical Context (3 volumes 2011-2013); On Revolution and Susceptibility to Revolution (2012); The Army and Political Power in the Arab Context: Theoretical Problems (2017); Essay on Freedom (2016); Sect, Sectarianism, and Imagined Sects (2017); What is Salafism? (2018); The Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (Daesh): A General Framework and Critical Contribution to Understanding the Phenomenon (2018); What is Populism? (2019) and Democratic Transition and its Problems: Theoretical Lessons from Arab Experiences (2020). Some of these works have become key references within their respective field.</span></p><p><span class="ms-rteFontSize-3">As part of a wider project chronicling, documenting, and analyzing the Arab revolutions of 2011, Bishara has also published three key volumes: The Glorious Tunisian Revolution (2011); Syria's Via Dolorosa to Freedom: An Attempt at Contemporary History (2013) and The Great Egyptian Revolution (in two volumes) (2014). Each book deals with the revolution's background, path, and different stages. In their narration and detail of the revolutions' daily events, these volumes constitute a key reference in what is known as contemporary history along with an analytical component that interlinks the social, economic and political contexts of each revolution.</span><br></p>Azmi Bishara is the General Director of the Arab Center for Research and Policy Studies (ACRPS) and a member of its Executive Board. A prominent researcher and writer, Bishara has published numerous books and academic papers in political thought, social tGeneral Director of ACRPShttp://youtube.com, http://youtube.comdirector@dohainstitute.org
Ramzi Munir Baalbaki<div style="text-align:justify;"></div><div style="text-align:justify;"><span class="ms-rteFontFace-9 ms-rteFontSize-3">​Jewett Professor of Arabic at the American University of Beirut (AUB), Ramzi Munir Baalbaki has authored numerous books in Arabic and English, and more than 60 peer-reviewed academic articles. Some of his articles have been reprinted in a special edition of <em>Variorum</em>, the international journal that honors researchers who have made significant contributions to their fields.</span></div>Jewett Professor of Arabic at the American University of Beirut (AUB), Ramzi Munir Baalbaki has authored numerous books in Arabic and English, and more than 60 peer-reviewed academic articles. Some of his articles have been reprinted in a special edition President of the Scientific Councilrbaalbak@aub.edu.lb
Abdessalem Mseddi<div style="text-align:justify;"></div><p style="text-align:justify;"><span class="ms-rteFontFace-9 ms-rteFontSize-3" style="line-height:115%;color:black;">​​A Professor of linguistics at the Tunisian University, Abdessalem Mseddi is also a member of the Iraqi Academy; the Tunisian Academy for Science, Literature, and the Arts; the Arabic Language Academy in Libya; and the Arabic Language Academy in Damascus. Mseddi is also the General Secretary of the Tunisian Writers' Union. His books include "Political Hopes," "Towards a New Cultural Awareness," "The Arabs and Linguistic Suicide," "Tunisia and Wounds of Memory," and "The Interpretative Space."and the Arabic Language Academy in Damascus. Mseddi is also the General Secretary of the Tunisian Writers' Union. His books include "Political Hopes," "Towards a New Cultural Awareness," "The Arabs and Linguistic Suicide," "Tunisia and Wounds of Memory," and "The Interpretative Space."</span></p>A Professor of linguistics at the Tunisian University, Abdessalem Mseddi is also a member of the Iraqi Academy; the Tunisian Academy for Science, Literature, and the Arts; the Arabic Language Academy in Libya; and the Arabic Language Academy in Damascus. Secretary of the Scientific Councilabdessalemmseddi@yahoo.fr
Ibrahim ben Murad<div style="text-align:justify;"><span class="ms-rteFontFace-9 ms-rteFontSize-3" style="line-height:115%;color:black;">​​Ibrahim ben Murad is a professor in the Faculty of Literature, Arts, and Humanities at the University of Manouba in Tunisia, a chairman of the Arabic Lexicographers Association of Tunisia, and director of its journal <em>Lexicography</em> as well as being the head of the Tunisian research project Corpus for the Doha Historical Dictionary of the Arabic Language. His works include “The Arabic Interpreter for Moroccan Scholars,”, and “Foreign Words in Arabic Works on Medicine and Pharmacology.”</span></div>Ibrahim ben Murad is a professor in the Faculty of Literature, Arts, and Humanities at the University of Manouba in Tunisia, a chairman of the Arabic Lexicographers Association of Tunisia, and director of its journal Lexicography as well as being the headVice president of the Scientific Councili.benmrad@hexabyte.tn
Hassan Hamze<p style="text-align:justify;"><span class="ms-rteFontFace-9 ms-rteFontSize-3">​​Professor at the University Lumière Lyons 2, France, Hassan Hamze is also the director of the Library for Lexicography, Terminology, Dictionary Studies and Arabic Translation. He has overseen a number of research teams, especially in the context of the joint French-Tunisian project (CMCU) on Arabic scientific terminology in classical sources. He has translated and published a number of books, including "The Complete Systematized Arabic" in 2007, "Language Wars and Linguistic Politics" in 2009, "Example and Evidence in the Works of the Arab Grammarians and Lexicographers" in 2010, and "Unity and Diversity in Arab Grammatical Theory in 2012. Hamze holds a state doctorate from the Linguistics department at Lyon 2, a third-cycle doctorate from the Department of Arabic Studies at the University of Aix-en-Provence, and a postgraduate diploma from the Lebanese University.​</span></p>Professor at the University Lumière Lyons 2, France, Hassan Hamze is also the director of the Library for Lexicography, Terminology, Dictionary Studies and Arabic Translation. He has overseen a number of research teams, especially in the context of the joVice president of the Scientific CouncilHassan.hamze@univ-lyon2.fr
Azeddine Bouchikhi<p style="text-align:justify;"><span class="ms-rteFontFace-9 ms-rteFontSize-3">​​​​Azeddine Bouchiki worked as deputy dean for academic research and cooperation in Moulay Ismail University in Meknes, Morocco,  and served as a director of the Doctoral Studies Center, director of the Academic Center for Teaching Arabic Language and Civilization, director of the Lab for Applied and Computational Linguistics, head of the Arabic Language Department, and pedagogical coordinator for the Arabic Studies track. He is now the executive director of the ACRPS Historical Dictionary of the Arabic Language project in Doha. Bouchiki received his doctorate with distinction in linguistics (on pragmatics and functional linguistics) in 1988 from Moulay Ismail University in Meknes, Morocco.</span></p>​Azeddine Bouchiki worked as deputy dean for academic research and cooperation in Moulay Ismail University in Meknes, Morocco, and served as a director of the Doctoral Studies Center, director of the Academic Center for Teaching Arabic Language and CivilMember of the Scientific CouncilAze-eddine.bouchikhi@dohainstitute.org
Rachid Ahmed Belahbib<p style="text-align:justify;"><span class="ms-rteFontFace-9 ms-rteFontSize-3">​​​Formerly a professor at Mohamed I University in Morocco and Oman, and the United Arab Emirates University, Rachid Ahmed Belahbib is currently a professor at Qatar University. His books include a translation of Fabio Caon's <em>Pleasure in Language Learning: a methodological challenge</em> (2012), "The Archipelago: Linguistic Texts in Translation" (2009), and "From the tradition of al-Alam al-Shantamri: the Question of the Wasp and the Question of Redundancy" (2008). </span></p>Formerly a professor at Mohamed I University in Morocco and Oman, and the United Arab Emirates University, Rachid Ahmed Belahbib is currently a professor at Qatar University. His books include a translation of Fabio Caon's Pleasure in Language Learning: aMember of the Scientific Councilrachid.belahbib@dohainstitute.org
Muhammad Abduallah Ali Obaidi<p style="text-align:justify;"><span class="ms-rteFontFace-9 ms-rteFontSize-3">​​​​​A professor of linguistics and now the deputy executive director of the Doha Historical Dictionary of the Arabic Language, Ali Obaidi has authored a number of books and research papers on the lexicon, semantics, textual linguistics, and pragmatics. Prior to his transfer to Qatar University, Ali Obaidi worked as a lecturer and discussant at Sanaa University. He holds a doctorate from the University of Baghdad (2002) and has to date participated in a number of research projects, academic adjudications and has organized a number of conferences.</span></p>​A professor of linguistics and now the deputy executive director of the Doha Historical Dictionary of the Arabic Language, Ali Obaidi has authored a number of books and research papers on the lexicon, semantics, textual linguistics, and pragmatics. PriorMember of the Scientific Councilmaasobaidi@yahoo.com
Ahmed bin Muhammad al-Dabib<p style="text-align:justify;"><span class="ms-rteFontFace-9 ms-rteFontSize-3">​​​Ahmed bin Muhammad al-Dabib is a retired university professor, editor-in-chief of the Saudi Al-Arab magazine and formerly head of the King Saud University in Riyadh and professor in the Arabic Department there. He obtained his BA in Arabic Language from the Arts Faculty of Cairo University in 1960, and his doctorate from the Semitics Department at Leeds University in 1966.</span></p>Ahmed bin Muhammad al-Dabib is a retired university professor, editor-in-chief of the Saudi Al-Arab magazine and formerly head of the King Saud University in Riyadh and professor in the Arabic Department there. He obtained his BA in Arabic Language from tMember of the Scientific Councilabuamr116@hotmail.com
Ismail Ahmed Muhammad al-Amayreh <p style="text-align:justify;"><span class="ms-rteFontFace-9 ms-rteFontSize-3">​​​Professor at the Jordanian University, Ismail Ahmed Muhammad Al- Amayreh is also a working member of the Jordanian Arabic Language Academy, as well as the Arabic Language Academy on the Internet (Mecca). Al-Amayreh was also a visiting professor at the universities of Erlangen and Heidelberg in Germany, Lyon in France, and Zeitouna, Zarqa, and World Islamic Sciences in Jordan.​</span></p>​Professor at the Jordanian University, Ismail Ahmed Muhammad Al- Amayreh is also a working member of the Jordanian Arabic Language Academy, as well as the Arabic Language Academy on the Internet (Mecca). Al-Amayreh was also a visiting professor at the unMember of the Scientific Council (Died on 2017)dramayreh@yahoo.com
Elias Dheeb Atallah<div style="text-align:justify;"></div><p style="text-align:justify;"><span class="ms-rteFontFace-9 ms-rteFontSize-3">​​​Elias Dheeb Atallah is professor of Arabic at a number of universities and colleges </span><span class="ms-rteFontFace-9 ms-rteFontSize-3">and has to date published 24 academic books, foremost among them "Dr Atallah's Encyclopedia of Arabic Science" published in six volumes. Atallah received his doctorate from the Hebrew University in Jerusalem in Arabic linguistics, a masters from Haifa University in Arabic philology, and a BA from Haifa in Arabic language and history of the Islamic peoples. </span></p>​Elias Dheeb Atallah is professor of Arabic at a number of universities and colleges [LU1] and has to date published 24 academic books, foremost among them "Dr Atallah's Encyclopedia of Arabic Science" published in six volumes. Atallah received his doctorMember of the Scientific Councilatallahelias31@gmail.com
Siham al-Farih<div style="text-align:justify;"></div><p style="text-align:justify;"><span class="ms-rteFontFace-9 ms-rteFontSize-3">​​​Siham al-Farih is professor of literature and criticism at Kuwait University. She obtained her doctorate in 1979 from Cairo University and has previously served as head of the Department of Arabic Language and Literature, head of the Media Department, dean of the Arts ​Faculty, director of the MA program in Arabic Language and Literature, head of the Center for Studies and Research (during the period of the invasion) in London, member of the supreme advisory board of the Ministry of Media, Kuwait 2004, member of the executive bureau of the Kuwaiti Academy for the Arts, 2011 and a member of the academic committee for the Sheikh Zaid Prize from 2011 to date. She is also a member and adviser to a number of Kuwaiti and Arab bodies and committees and organizations. Al-Farih has received a number of awards and authored several books and research papers.</span>​<br></p>​Siham al-Farih is professor of literature and criticism at Kuwait University. She obtained her doctorate in 1979 from Cairo University and has previously served as head of the Department of Arabic Language and Literature, head of the Media Department, deMember of the Scientific CouncilSaaf2519@gmail.com
Al-Shahid Al-Bousheikhi <p style="text-align:justify;"><span class="ms-rteFontFace-9 ms-rteFontSize-3">​​​​A professor in higher education, Al-Shahid Ben Mohamed al-Bousheikhi has authored "Critical and Rhetorical Terminology in al-Jahiz's <em>al-Bayan wal-Tabayyun</em>," "Literary Critical Terms among the Pre-Islamic and Islamic Poets: Issues and Examples," and "Texts for the Critical Terminology of the Pre-Islamic and Islamic Poets." He hold a PhD in Literary Criticism and a BA degree in philology, as well as certificate in Islamic Civilization from the Faculty of Arts in Fes. </span></p>​A professor in higher education, Al-Shahid Ben Mohamed al-Bousheikhi has authored "Critical and Rhetorical Terminology in al-Jahiz's al-Bayan wal-Tabayyun," "Literary Critical Terms among the Pre-Islamic and Islamic Poets: Issues and Examples," and "TextMember of the Scientific Councilmobdiisg@gmail.com
Abdel Hamid Abdullah al-Huramah<p style="text-align:justify;">​​​​​​​<span class="ms-rteFontFace-9 ms-rteFontSize-3">​​Member of the Libyan Arabic Language Academy and formerly an expert at the Islamic Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (ISESCO), Abdel Hamis Abdullah al-Huramah is a professor at a Libyan university specializing in the Arabic literature of Andalusia. He has a range of publications on language, Andalusian literature, biographies, Libyan cultural history, and Islamic thought. He has edited literary and historical manuscripts. He has an interest in the facilitation of Arabic and participated in producing the Iqlaa method (Language Proficiency Assessment for non-native speakers of Arabic). He is also interested and has written on teaching Arabic to non-specialists. Al-Huramah is also an editor or adviser to a number of Arab academic journals and encyclopedias including the "Kuwait Encyclopedia of the Islamic World" and the "African Encyclopedia".​</span></p>​​Member of the Libyan Arabic Language Academy and formerly an expert at the Islamic Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (ISESCO), Abdel Hamis Abdullah al-Huramah is a professor at a Libyan university specializing in the Arabic literature ofMember of the Scientific Councilhrhamiid@yahoo.com
Abdelali Oudrhiri<p style="text-align:justify;">​<span class="ms-rteFontFace-9 ms-rteFontSize-3">​​​​Abdelali Oudrhiri worked as a linguistics professor specializing in lexicography at Mohamed Bin Abdullah University in Fes and Mohamed V University in Rabat (AKDAL). He became head of the World Islamic University in Niger (overseen by the OIC) from 1994 to 2005, and director of the Allal al-Fasi Institute in Rabat from 2006 to 2008. He holds a state doctorate in linguistics and pursued his postgraduate studies at Sorbonne, Mohamed Bin Abdullah University in Fes and Mohamed V University in Rabat.</span></p>​Abdelali Oudrhiri worked as a linguistics professor specializing in lexicography at Mohamed Bin Abdullah University in Fes and Mohamed V University in Rabat (AKDAL). He became head of the World Islamic University in Niger (overseen by the OIC) from 1994 Member of the Scientific Councilabdelalioudrhiri@gmail.com
Abdelkader al-Fasi al-Fahri<p style="text-align:justify;"><span class="ms-rteFontFace-9 ms-rteFontSize-3">​​​​Abdelkader al-Fasi al-Fahri is a research professor and director of studies for the higher and doctoral division at Mohamed V University in Rabat. Al- Fahri has also held positions as founding chairman of the Linguistics Association of Morocco; director of the Institute for Arabization Research and Studies; member of the Royal Commission for the Reform of the Education and Training System in Morocco, and founding director of the Journal of Linguistic Research and publication Arabization, in Rabat.  He holds a state doctorate and a third cycle doctorate from Sorbonne University in Arab Linguistics and Philology.​</span><br></p>​Abdelkader al-Fasi al-Fahri is a research professor and director of studies for the higher and doctoral division at Mohamed V University in Rabat. Al- Fahri has also held positions as founding chairman of the Linguistics Association of Morocco; director Member of the Scientific Councilabdelkaderfassifehri@gmail.com
Abdel Karim Muhammad Hasan Jabal<p style="text-align:justify;"><span class="ms-rteFontFace-9 ms-rteFontSize-3">​​​​Abdel Karim Muhammad Hasan Jabal is professor of linguistics in the Arabic Department at Tanta University and director of the Center for Teaching Arabic to Foreigners, and deputy dean of the Faculty of Arts, Tanta University. He has written a number of reference books and articles in peer-reviewed journals in the fields of semantics, lexicography, phonetics, morphology, neurolinguistics, editing of the tradition, and translation. He taught Arabic linguistics at the Universities of Tanta, Menoufia, and the Emirates. He ​participated in many local, regional, and international conferences. He was a visiting professor at some universities in China and has supervised many theses and examined at many Egyptian universities. Jabal received his doctorate in linguistics in 1995 under the joint supervision of Tanta University in Egypt and Leeds University in the UK.​</span><br></p>​Abdel Karim Muhammad Hasan Jabal is professor of linguistics in the Arabic Department at Tanta University and director of the Center for Teaching Arabic to Foreigners, and deputy dean of the Faculty of Arts, Tanta University. He has written a number of rMember of the Scientific Council
Ali Ahmed al-Kabisi<p style="text-align:justify;"><span class="ms-rteFontFace-9 ms-rteFontSize-3">​​​Ali Ahmed al-Kabisi is a General Secretary of the Organization for the Renaissance of the Arabic Language, Doha, professor of grammar and morphology and head of the Arabic Department at Doha University. Al-Kabisi is also the Editor of Al-Doha magazine and chair of the board of the National Council for Childhood.​​</span><br></p>​Ali Ahmed al-Kabisi is a General Secretary of the Organization for the Renaissance of the Arabic Language, Doha, professor of grammar and morphology and head of the Arabic Department at Doha University. Al-Kabisi is also the Editor of Al-Doha magazine anMember of the Scientific Council
Ali al-Kasimi<p style="text-align:justify;"><span class="ms-rteFontFace-9 ms-rteFontSize-3">​​An Iraqi living in Morocco, Ali al-Kasimi has taught at the universities of Baghdad, Rabat, and Riyadh. Previously, he was educational director and then cultural director at ISESCO and director of the Federation of the Universities of the Islamic World. He has written and co-authored over 40 books including "The Essential Arabic Dictionary", "Dictionary of Quotations," "Linguistics and Dictionary Making," "Arabic Lexicography in Theory and Practice," "Terminology," "Collected Short Stories," and a novel "The Seven Harbors of Love." Al-Kasimi studied at Baghdad University, the American University of Beirut (AUB), Beirut Arab University, University pf Texas, Oxford and the Sorbonne. </span></p>An Iraqi living in Morocco, Ali al-Kasimi has taught at the universities of Baghdad, Rabat, and Riyadh. Previously, he was educational director and then cultural director at ISESCO and director of the Federation of the Universities of the Islamic World. HMember of the Scientific Councilalkasimi@gmail.com
Ali Muhammad Ghalib al-Mikhlafi<div style="text-align:justify;"></div><p style="text-align:justify;"><span class="ms-rteFontFace-9 ms-rteFontSize-3">​​Ali Muhammad Ghaliv al-Mihlafi is a Professor in the Arabic Language Department, Arts Faculty at Sanaa University and formerly served as head of the Arabic Department at the Science and Technology University, dean of the Languages Center, deputy dean for graduate studies and academic research at Sanaa University and vice president for academic affairs at the University of Ta'izz. His research publications include "The Testimony of<em> Lisan al-Arab</em>", "Attribution to Yemeni Dialects in the Arabic Tradition", and "The Poetic Citations in the <em>Tafsir</em> of al-Shawkani."</span></p>Ali Muhammad Ghaliv al-Mihlafi is a Professor in the Arabic Language Department, Arts Faculty at Sanaa University and formerly served as head of the Arabic Department at the Science and Technology University, dean of the Languages Center, deputy dean for Member of the Scientific CouncilAmghrad13@yahoo.com
Latifa al-Najjar<p style="text-align:justify;"><span class="ms-rteFontFace-9 ms-rteFontSize-3">​​​​​Associate Professor in the Department of Arabic Language at UAE University, Latifa al-Najjar was appointed to the College of Human and Social Sciences at the University and as Director of the GCC's Center for Arabic Language Education. She was a member of the judging panel for the Rashid bin Hamid al-Nuaimi Prize and the Foundation of Abdulaziz Saud Al-Babtain's Prize for Poetic Creativity. She has worked on the development of Arabic language curricula in public education in the UAE and has published a number of research papers and books, including "The Status of Meaning in Arabic Grammatical Theory," "Language: The Dialectic of Identity and Knowledge," "Grammatical Functions between the Central and the Marginal: The Example of the Adverbial Clause," "Tension of Grammatical Functions in The Teacher's Corpus: Meaning and Function in Redrawing the Map of Grammar for Education."</span></p>Associate Professor in the Department of Arabic Language at UAE University, Latifa al-Najjar was appointed to the College of Human and Social Sciences at the University and as Director of the GCC’s Center for Arabic Language Education. She was a member ofMember of the Scientific Councilltfibrahim@yahoo.com
Mohamed Hassan Al-Tayyan <p style="text-align:justify;"><span class="ms-rteFontFace-9 ms-rteFontSize-3">​​​​​​​Born in Damascus in 1955, Mohamed Hassan Ben Hosni al-Tayyan is a corresponding member of the Arabic Language Academy in Damascus, head of the Free Syrian Writers’ Union, and head of the Arabic Language Program at the Arab Open University, Kuwait. Al-Tayyan holds a doctorate in Arabic linguistics from the University of Damascus in 1994.​</span><br></p>​Born in Damascus in 1955, Mohamed Hassan Ben Hosni al-Tayyan is a corresponding member of the Arabic Language Academy in Damascus, head of the Free Syrian Writers’ Union, and head of the Arabic language program at the Arab Open University, Kuwait. Al-TayMember of the Scientific Councilassantayyan@yahoo.com
Nihad bin Yassin al-Musa<p style="text-align:justify;"><span class="ms-rteFontFace-9 ms-rteFontSize-3">​​​​​​Nihad Al-Musa is a professor of Arabic and linguistics in the Faculty of Arts, the Jordanian University, Nihad bin Yassin al-Musa also chairs the Department of Postgraduate Studies in Social and Human Sciences at the University of Jordan. He is a member of the board of trustees of Irbid National University (Jordan) and of the King Abdullah Bin Abdel Aziz Center for the Arabic Language. His works include “On the History of Arabic: Studies in the Historical Form of Arabic Grammar,” and “The Theory of Arabic Grammar in Light of the Methodologies of Modern Linguistics,” both published with the support of the University of Jordan.​​​​</span><br></p>Professor of Arabic and linguistics in the Faculty of Arts, the Jordanian University, Nihad bin Yassin al-Musa also chairs the Department of Postgraduate Studies in Social and Human Sciences at the University of Jordan. He is a member of the board of trusMember of the Scientific CouncilNihad.almusa@gmail.com
Riyad Zaki Qasim<p>​<span class="ms-rteFontSize-3">Retired Professor of Linguistics at the Faculty of Arts and Humanities at the Lebanese University (1977-2009). Dean of the Faculty of Arts at the Lebanese University 2000-2005. His published works include books on linguistic research trends in Lebanon, the art of performing and teaching, research on the Arabic lexicon, Arabic expression, creating a lexicographical update to al-Azhari, and a study of the complete works of Manfaluti as well as more than seventy articles in Arab journals.</span><br></p>Retired Professor of Linguistics at the Faculty of Arts and Humanities at the Lebanese University (1977-2009). Dean of the Faculty of Arts at the Lebanese University 2000-2005.Member of the Scientific Council
Tahar Milia<p><span class="ms-rteFontSize-3">​</span><span class="ms-rteFontSize-3">Professor of Higher Education at the Faculty of Arabic Language, Literature and Eastern Languages, Algiers 2 University. He holds a PhD from the University of Algiers Benyoucef Benkhedda on the vocabulary of modern civilization in the Arabic language. He assumed some academic and administrative responsibilities related to the Arabic language and scientific research in Algeria. He has published several individual works and participated in collective works dealing with lexicography and terminology and Arabic language modernization.</span><br></p>Professor of Higher Education at the Faculty of Arabic Language, Literature and Eastern Languages, Algiers 2 University.Member of the Scientific Council
Mohammed Al-Mashani<p><span class="ms-rteFontSize-3">​</span><span class="ms-rteFontSize-3">Professor of Social Linguistics at Sultan Qaboos University and head of the Arabic department from 2014 to 2019, holding a PhD from the University of Manchester, England. His academic interests focus on linguistics in Oman, Yemen, and southern regions of the Arabian Peninsula. He has written about contemporary and ancient dialects in the region and examined their phenomena. He represented the Sultanate in the Supreme Commission for Arabic Repertoire (2006-2015). He won the GCC Prize for Excellence in the Field of Linguistic Studies 2015. He is the chair of the Plans and Decisions Committee of the International Association of Arabic Language Departments.</span><br></p>Professor of Social Linguistics at Sultan Qaboos University and head of the Arabic department from 2014 to 2019, holding a PhD from the University of Manchester, England.Member of the Scientific Council
Mahmoud Fahmi Hegazy<p><span class="ms-rteFontFace-1 ms-rteFontSize-3">​</span><span class="ms-rteFontFace-1 ms-rteFontSize-3">Linguist, university professor, Arabic lexicographer, and thinker, Mahmoud Fahmi Hegazy, born in Egypt, was a reader, an associate professor and later a professor of linguistics at the Arts Faculty, Cairo University. Hegazy has helped prepare the "German Arabic Dictionary" and the "Encyclopedia of Arabic Names" and has published on linguistics and on the history of ideas, as well as having translated around 30 books from German and English. He has written prolifically on linguistics, the craft of lexicography, linguistic policy, and terminology and has supervised over 100 theses, some in cooperation with German and French universities. Hegazy went to government schools in Egypt, and then the Arts Faculty of Cairo University where he graduated with distinction in 1958. He received his doctorate from the University of Munich in West Germany in 1965. </span><br></p>Linguist, university professor, Arabic lexicographer, and thinker, Mahmoud Fahmi Hegazy, born in Egypt, was a readerMember of the Scientific Council (Died on 2019)