SOAS, University of London
Geographic Field(s): Middle Eastern and North African History
Thematic Field(s): Urban History
Principal Research Interest(s): History of the late Ottoman and early British PalestineRoberto Mazza specializes in the modern history of the Middle East, with a particular focus on the socio-political and diplomatic history of late Ottoman and early British Mandatory Palestine. Dr Mazza is also interested in the history of conspiracy theories and their global impact. Dr Mazza is the executive director of the Jerusalem Quarterly and host of the Jerusalem Unplugged Podcast.
- 'Jerusalem in World War One: The Palestine Diary of a European Diplomat' (London: IB Tauris, 2011)
- 'Jerusalem from the Ottomans to the British' (London: IB Tauris, 2009)
- The deal of the century? The attempted sale of the Western Wall by Cemal Pasha in 1916, Middle Eastern Studies. https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/00263206.2021.1895118?scroll=top&needAccess=true.
- A Coherent Inconsistency: Italian Cultural Diplomacy in Palestine 1918-1936’ submitted and accepted for publication, in Karene Sanchez (ed) European Cultural Diplomacy and Arab Christians in Palestine, (Palgrave Macmillan: New York, 2020), p. 331-351. https://link.springer.com/chapter/10.1007/978-3-030-55540-5_16.