Omar Hammuda

Omar Hammuda has a bachelor's degree in Anthropology from the University of Bristol and a master's degree in Global History from the University of Birmingham. His research into comparative macro and micro history has allowed him to obtain a world historical perspective in his analysis of societies, whilst realising the power and depth of individual cultures and norms.
3 Articles

Unpeeling history: How an orange debunked Zionism

16 Min Read

In this delectable piece, Omar Hammuda shows how the history of the simple yet emblematic Palestinian Jaffa orange reveals the myths of Zionism.

The Lion of Dagestan | Imam Shamil

13 Min Read

Before UFC champion Khabib Nurmagomedov claimed the title of the ‘Lion and Eagle of Dagestan’, there was one particular man whose legacy still resonates across the Caucasus region – a man who was greater and much more powerful in rank.

When the West Glorified Islam

14 Min Read

“We are much taken with moral outsides, whereby the Turks exceed Christians; for they are more modest in their conversation generally than we...”