History

  • Welcome Message
  • Vision,Mission&Objectives
  • Dept. Staff
  • Degree & Study Plan
  • Quality Assurance
  • Dept. Activities
  • List of Honours- Fall2016
  • Dept. Handbook
  • Useful Links

 

 
 

Dr. Badar Al-Alawi
Head of  
 Department 

alawib@squ.edu.om

 
Welcome Message:
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The department of History at Sultan Qaboos University became independent in 1993, with its own specific programs starting with B.A courses, then M.A degree in 2002 and Ph.D in 2010. These programs deal with ancient, Islamic , medieval, modern and contemporary history of Oman, the Arab and Islamic countries, and world history. 


The major goal of the department is to graduate qualified student and researchers in the fields of history. The department implements advanced teaching methods in lectures, seminars and presentations, using modern educational tools. In additions to classroom courses, students experience field trips to historical and archaeological sites, museums, archives and libraries, inside and outside the sultanate. 

The department of history is entrusted with teaching university as well as faculty requirement subjects, dealing respectively with "The history of Oman and the Islamic civilization", and "An Introduction to History and Civilization". 

The department offers a major program in history, in addition to minor programs destined to other departments in the college of Arts and social sciences, and to students of the college of education. 

The department welcomes Omani and International students in the PhD and M.B. programs in Islamic and modem history. Announcements for potential candidates for both programs are made between January and March every year. 

Vision

 

The History Department endeavors to distinguish itself among history Departments in the Gulf region by offering an outstanding educational and research program that aims to establish a new generation of competent researchers who can contribute to the advancement of their communities.

Mission
 

The Department’s mission is to provide an outstanding educational and research program, which prepares distinguished specialists in the areas of research, teaching, and consultation.

 

Objectives

The Department aims to:

  • Prepare a generation of specialists in various areas of history with outstanding expertise in their field of specialization.
  • Provide academic orientation for a generation of researchers in the areas of research, historical studies and authentication in order to promote wider understanding of Oman’s status in human civilization.
  • Develop students’ research capabilities through participation in seminars, conferences and workshops conducted by concerned ministries.
     
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Dr. Badar b. Hilal Al Alawi
Head of the Department
Islamic History Assistant Professor
PhD, University of Manchester, UK, 2003
College of Arts Extension: 2086
Extension: 1670
Office No: 2484
alawib@squ.edu.om
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Prof. Boualem Belkacemi
Modern History Professor

Contemporary History           
PhD, University of East-Anglia, UK, 1984
Extension: 1611
Office No: 2474
boualem@squ.edu.om
 

 
 3 Dr. Said Mohammed Al Hashimi
Modern Arab History Associate Professor
PhD, University of Leeds, UK, 1995
Extension: 1892
Office No: 2476
hashimys@squ.edu.om 
 
4
 Dr. Asmhan Al Jarru
Ancient History Archaeology Associate Professor
PhD, University of Sorboon, France, 1986
Extension: 2086
Office No: 2479
asmahan@squ.edu.om
 
5  Dr. Nahid Abdul Karim
Modern History Assoicate Professor
PhD, Damascus University, Syria, 1994
Extension: 2065
Office No: 2474
nahed@squ.edu.om 
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 6

 Dr. Mohammad Alkadhat
Islamic History Associate Professor
PhD, The University of Jordan,Jordan,2000

Extension: 1664
Office No: 2478

qadahat@squ.edu.om

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7

 Dr. Muhammed Saad Al Muqaddam
Modern Contemporary History Assistant Professor
PhD, University of Exeter, UK, 1996
         

Extesion: 1571

Office No: 2479
        

 mmuqadam@squ.edu.om






 
8
 Dr. Khalid Khalfan Al Wihaibi
Medieval Islamic History Assistant Professor
PhD, University of Edinburgh, UK, 1998
Extension: 1664
Office No: 2478
khalidk@squ.edu.om
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Dr. Said Mohammed Said Al Ghilani
Islamic History Assistant Professor
PhD, Cairo University, Egypt, 1995
Extension: 1894
Office No: 2480
ghilanis@squ.edu.om

 
 10  Dr. Yousif Abdullah Al Ghilani
Modern History Assistant Professor
PhD, University of Edinburgh, UK, 1999
Extension: 1846
Office No: 2481
ghailani@squ.edu.om


 
 11

Dr. Ali b. Said Al- Riyami
Islamic History  Assistant Professor

MA, Sultan Qaboos University, Oman, 2006
 Extension: 2065
Office No: 2474         
ariyami@squ.edu.om 

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12

 Dr. Ibrahim Yehia Al Busaidi

Modern History  Assistant Professor
PhD, Lisboa University, Portugal, 2011
Extension: 1656

Office No: 2482
ibrahimalb@squ.edu.om

 
 13
Ms. Adla Sabil Al Bloushi
Department Coordinator
GNVQ (IT), Bradford College, UK, 2000
Extension: 2009
Office No: 2483
adla@squ.edu.om
 

     
  List of Honours- Fall2016   
     
 
 No.  Name  Distinction/Honour
 1  Qais Abdulsalam Khamis Juma Al Alawi  Distinction
 2  Munira Nasser Malik Al Ghammari  Distinction
 3  Rabeaa Ali Said Al Senaidi  Distinction
 4  Bushra Salim Nasser Al Naqabi  Distinction
 5  Badriya Salim Hamed Al Owaisi  Honours
 6  Eiman Abdullah Faraj Ba Tamira  Honours
 7  Maisaa Khamis Mohammed Amer Alyahmadi  Honours
 8  Dhiya Juma Said Soleman Al Sulaimi  Honours
 9  Muzna Jamil Shamis Al Aufi  Honours
 10  Maryam Said Khalfan Al Buriki  Honours
 11  Mazin Juma Hamed Al-Rawahi  Honours
 12  Aisha Abdullah Ali Al Harbia  Honours
 13  Hawraa Hamed Adim Al Amrani  Honours
 14  Fatema Sulaiman Rashid Albalushia  Honours
 15  Wafa Rashid Said Alsaidi  Honours
 16  Mahfouda Mubarak Said Al Alawi  Honours
 17  Sheikha Salim Hilal Suwid Al Resheidi  Honours
 
 
     

The Historical Association of Oman

www.hao.org.om


Ministry of  Education

www.edu.om


Ministry of Heritage and Culture

www.mhc.gov.om


Ministry of Higher Education

www.mohe.gov.om


G.C.C Society for History and Archaeology

www.gcchistarch.com


Saudi Historical Society

www.saudihistorialsociety.org


Arab History Society

www.arabhistoryso.com


History Department Cairo University

www.arts.cu.edu


History Department University of Jordan

www.arts.ju.edu.jo


United Arab Emirates University, History and Archaeology Department

www.uaeu.ac.ae


Center for Middle Eastern Studies, Harvard University

www.fas.harvard.edu


Center for Middle Eastern Studies University of Chicago

www.cmes.uchicage.edu


Faculty of Oriental Studies, University of Oxford

www.orinst.ox.ac.nt