Camilo Gómez-Rivas is a historian of the medieval Mediterranean. He wrote a doctoral thesis on Islamic law and society in the Maghreb at Yale University. At the American University in Cairo, where he taught in the department of Arab and Islamic Civilisations for five years, his research focused on the social history of Islamic Spain and the Maghreb in the medieval and early modern periods. He translates poetry from Arabic to English and is a contributing editor of Banipal. He is presently Associate Professor of Mediterranean Studies in the Literature Department of the University of California, Santa Cruz.  For more information on his work and publications, click here.

Contributor's Issues

Banipal 29 - Summer 2007

Banipal 57 - Syria in the Heart (Autumn/Winter 2016)

Banipal 54 - ECHOES (Autumn/Winter 2015)

Banipal 46 - 80 New Poems (2013)

Banipal 51 - Celebrating Saadi Youssef (2014)

Banipal 41 - Celebrating Adonis (2011)

Banipal 42 - New Writing from the Emirates (2011)