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About Dr Sai Englert

Dr Sai Englert is a Visiting Lecturer in Politics & IR at New College of the Humanities. He received a Bachelor of Arts with Honours and a Masters with Merit from Sussex University. He then completed his PhD at SOAS, London. He has subsequently given various lectures at SOAS, NCH and other universities.

 

Qualifications

PhD, SOAS, University of London (2018)

MA (Merit), University of Sussex (2011)

BA Hons (Second Class Honours: Division I), University of Sussex (2010)

 

Professional Affiliations

Member, BRISMES (2017)

 

email: sai.englert@nchlondon.ac.uk

 

Dr Sai Englert's Research

Professional Activity

Academic Papers presented:

  • The Rise of Israeli ‘Fascism’ and the Mythologizing of the Labour Zionist Past (BRISMES 2018)
  • A Critical Engagment with Settler Colonial Studies – Roundtable Discussion (BRISMES 2018)
  • The Defence of Hebrew Labour in the Cotemporary Israeli Construction Industry (BRISMES Conference 2017)
  • Between Settler Colonialism and Neoliberalism: Casual Labour in Israel (BRISMES Conference 2017)
  • Zionism, workers and the Histadrut: laying the foundations of the Israeli state. (Historical Materialism Conference, 2013)
  • The Origins of the Jewish Labour Bund (Alternative Jewish Culture and Identity, 2013)
  • ‘Grains of Sand in a Bloc of Granite’: the Contradictions of the Jewish Labour Bund. (Historical Materialism Conference, 2012)
  • Regular Presentations for Makan on the history of the Zionist movement.

Publications:

Peer Reviewed:

  • Labour Movements and Settler Accumulation: A Critique of the Wolfe-an Model, Economy and Society, [Submitted].
  • The Rise of Israeli ‘Fascism’ and the Mythologizing of the Labour Zionist Past, Middle East Critique [Submitted].
  • The State, Zionism and the Nazi Genocide: Jewish Identity Formation in the West between Assimilation and Rejection, Historical Materialism Journal, 26(2) http://www.historicalmaterialism.org/articles/judaism-zionism-and-nazi-genocide

Other:

Dr Sai Englert's Publications

Teaching Experience

2018-2019:

Senior Teaching Fellow in ‘International Relations in the Middle East’, SOAS (London UK)
Convening three courses (International Relations of the Middle East (BA), International Politics of the Middle East (MSC), The Politics of Solidarity and Transnationalism in the Middle East (MSC)) for a term each. Giving a weekly lecture, setting essay questions, meeting students in office hours, developing the
syllabus for each of the three courses.

Visiting Lecturer in ‘Old Powers, New Powers’: Imperialism, Colonialism, and the Modern State, New College of the Humanities (London, UK)
Leading one on one sessions for the whole academic year, giving students feedback on their essays, guiding their readings, and answering academic queries.

Visiting Lecturer in “Internship course”, New York University in London (London, UK)
Leading a fortnightly seminar on the nature of work in the UK today with students on work placement in the UK, set and mark assignments, hold office hours, and dealing with students’ issues regarding essay writing, the material, or other pressures interfering with their studies.

Teaching Fellow in Introduction to Development Studies, SOAS (London, UK)
Leading three seminars for the whole academic year, marking essays, holding weekly office hours, and dealing with students’ issues regarding essay writing, the material, or other pressures interfering with their studies.

Teaching Fellow in Introduction to Comparative Politics, SOAS (London, UK)
Leading three seminars for an academic year, marked essays, held weekly office hours, and dealt with students’ issues regarding essay writing, the material, or other pressures interfering with their studies.

Teaching Fellow in Government and Politics of the Middle East, SOAS (London, UK)
Leading three seminars for an academic year, marked essays, held weekly office hours, and dealt with students’ issues regarding essay writing, the material, or other pressures interfering with their studies.

 

Languages Spoken

Fluent in English, French and Dutch.

Proficient in Spanish and Hebrew.

Beginner in Arabic.