Senior Fellow
Abdul-Rahim Al-Shaikh

Abdul-Rahim Al-Shaikh is a poet, professor of philosophy and cultural studies at Birzeit University, and senior fellow at the Institute for Palestine Studies. His work is focused on poetics, theory, and translation, with a special emphasis on the representations of Palestinian identity in prison, camp, and cemetery. His latest publications include: The Drawer of the Circle (2023), Conceptualizing Modern Palestine II (2023), and The Other Voice: An Introduction to the Phenomenology of Metamorphosis (2021), all in Arabic. Currently, he is working on two ongoing projects: “The Palestinian Living Cemetery” and “Parallel Consciousness: Walid Daqqah’s Prison.”

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