Yuval Ben-Bassat is an Associate Professor at the Department of Middle Eastern and Islamic Studies at the University of Haifa. Ben-Bassat received his Ph.D. from the Department of Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations at the University of Chicago (2007). His research focuses on Ottoman petitions, Ottoman maps, Greater Syria in the 19th century, the rural population of Palestine, the early Jewish-Arab conflict, Gaza during the late Ottoman period, and the Young Turk Revolution of 1908. Ben-Bassat is the author of Petitioning the Sultan: Protests and Justice in Late Ottoman Palestine (London: I.B. TAURIS, 2013, 346pp.), the co-editor together with Eyal Ginio of Rethinking Late Ottoman Palestine: The Young Turk Rule, 1908-1918 (London: I.B. TAURIS, 2011,310pp.), and the editor of a collective volume Developing Perspectives in Mamluk History (Leiden: Brill, 2017, 414pp.). Currently, he is completing a research project on late Ottoman Gaza together with Prof. Johann Büssow from the University of Bochum (https://gaza.ub.rub.de/gaza), which will appear in book form at Cambridge University Press.