Interview with Nicolas ‘Abdū Ziyādah
|Biography:||The interview was recorded on January 29, 2004 with Nicolas ‘Abdū Ziyādah, male, born in 1907 in Damascus, Syria. He was a professor at al-Kulliyah al-Rashīdīyah, al-Kulliyah al-‘Arabīyah and the American University of Beirut, then a historian.|
|Interviewee:||Ziyādah, Nicolas ‘Abdū
|Place of Origin:||Jerusalem
|In Collection:||POHA, Al-Nakba Collection|
Education -- Palestine -- 20th century.
Palestine -- Intellectual life -- History -- 20th century.
Palestine -- History -- Nakba, 1948.
al-Khālidī, Adīb (Muftī); al-Muqdādī, Darwīsh (School principal); Shiḥādah, Būlus (Journalist); Ḥaddād, Ilyās Naṣr Allāh (Teacher); al-Shuqayrī, Asʻad (Shaykh); Mukhliṣ, ʻAbdullāh (Historian); al-Saʻdī, ʻAbd al-Fattāḥ (Mayor); Farrel, Jerome (Public officer); al-Fāhūm, Badr (Buisnessman); Manṣūr, George (Communist); Hūrānī, George (Writer); ‘Arafāt, Ḥasan (School principal); Haycraft, Thomas (Chief Justice); Khalīfah, Aḥmad (Public officer); Yāsīn, ‘Abd al-Ḥamīd (News presenter); al-Ghuṣayn, Muḥammad (Radio presenter); Shammā, Munīr (Radio presenter); al-Khālidī, Aḥmad Sāmih (College director); Ḥasan, Ḥasan Ibrāhīm (Historian); al-Saqqāf, Aḥmad (Public officer); ʻĀkif, Aḥmad Zakī (Chemist); al-ʻAskarī, Sulaymān (Editor in Chief); Baydas, Muḥammad (School principal); Jubrān, Būlus (Teacher); Shrayḥ, Fahd (Mayor); al-Tāzī, ʻAbd al-Hādī (Writer); Jār Allāh, Ḥusam al-Dīn (Muftī); al-Ṣīdāwī, Anīs (School principal); Saʻīd, Būlus (Bookstore owner); ʻAṭallāh, ʻĪsá (School principal); Khamīs, Georges (Teacher); Ḥaddād, Iskandar (Priest); Ḥūrānī, Georges (Professor); Ziyādah, Muṣṭafá (Author); Ḥasan, Ḥasan Muḥammad (Historian); al-Zayyāt, Aḥmad Ḥasan (Editor in chief); al-‘Alī, Ṣaliḥ (Professor).
Dār al-Muʻalimīn (School); al-Kullīyah al-Rashīdīyah (College); Idārat al-Ma‘ārif (Ministry); al-Kullīyah al-‘Arabīyah (College); Wizātrat al-Musta‘marāt (Ministry); Dār al-Mu‘allimīn (School); Idārat al-Maʻārif (Ministry); Dār al-Muʻallimīn (School).
Dār al-Aytām al-Sūrīyah (School); al-Mustashfá al-ʻAskarī al-Almānī (Hospital); al-Maktabah al-Khālidīyah (Library); Schneller School (School); Schmidt School (School); Maktabat Filaṣtīn al-ʻIlmīyah (Bookstore); Mrs Robertson School (School); al-Najāḥ School (School); Rawḍat al-Ma‘ārif (School); Frères School (School); American University of Beirut (University); Cliff Hotel (Hotel); al-Madrasah al-Dustūrīyah (School).
|Landmarks-Cultural and Touristic Institutions:||
Cinema al-Quds al-Kabīr (Cinema); University of Cambridge (University); al-Kullīyah al-ʻArabīyah (College); Naṣṣār Hotel (Hotel); Maktabat Filasṭīn al-ʻIlmīyah (Bookstore); al-Kullīyah al-Rashīdīyah (College); al-Kullīyah al-‘Arabīyah (College); Bristol cafe (Coffeehouse).
|Table of Contents:||
Family history and early life in Damascus. (@ 00:00:20)
Early life in Palestine. (@ 00:20:2)
Education in Jerusalem. (@ 00:47:39)
Employment in Akka. (@ 01:06:27)
Receiving educational grant and traveling to London. (@ 01:23:17)
Educational experience at London University. (@ 01:50:18)
Cultural experience in Germany. (@ 02:11:16)
London Roundtable Conference, 1939. (@ 02:40:9)
Schools and colleges in Palestine. (@ 03:08:12)
United Nation and the Palestinian cause. (@ 03:21:51)
Arab armies and Israeli occupation. (@ 03:36:57)
Intellectual life in Jerusalem. (@ 03:53:18)
Working in Arabic Radio stations. (@ 04:14:41)
Arabic Radio stations. (@ 04:28:19)
Intellectual life in Palestine and exile. (@ 04:39:8)
Study and teaching in Palestine during the British Mandate. (@ 04:57:29)
Renaissance of Palestine and Arab countries. (@ 05:13:5)
Culture and politics in the Arab world. (@ 05:30:12)
The meeting with the president Bashār al-Assad. (@ 05:42:25)