Itzchak Weismann, Israeli history professor. Recipient Research Program award, Israel Science Foundation, 2003-2007; fellow Postdoctoral fellow, Rotscheild Foundation, 1998-1999, British Council, 1999—2000; Alon fellowship, Higher Education Council, 2000-2003.
Weismann, Itzchak was born on September 14, 1961 in Haifa, Israel.
Doctor of Philosophy in Humanities with honors, University Haifa, 1997.
Postdoctoral fellow Princeton University, New Jersey, 1998—1999, Oxford University, England, 2000. Lecturer University Haifa, 2001—2005, senior lecturer, since 2005.
Modernization in the Muslim world was determined by the two interrelated processes of indigenous state formation and European economic penetration.
Author: (books) Taste of Modernity: Sufism, Salafiyya and Arabism in Late Ottoman Damascus, 2001, The Naqshbandiyya: Orthodoxy and Activism in a World Wide Sufi Tradition, 2007, Ottoman Reform and Islamic Regeneration, 2005. Contributor articles to professional journals.