Dr. Tal Pavel is an expert in Middle Eastern and Islamic World usage of the internet. He holds a Ph.D. in Middle Eastern Studies from Bar Ilan University. His thesis examined the governmental restrictions and changes concerning internet usage in Syria, Egypt, Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates between the years 2002 and 2005.
Dr. Pavel’s background also includes an in-depth knowledge of Information Systems Development. He occupied various key positions as a Software Project Manager and Software Systems Analyst in various major financial and other business institutions in Israel.
Dr. Pavel is a fellow researcher at the Moshe Dayan Center for Middle Eastern and African Studies and at Netvision Institute for Internet Studies (Both in Tel Aviv University).
Latest posts by Tal Pavel from November, 2009
Syria was among the last countries in the Middle East to introduce the Internet. On February 24, 1996, the Syrian Telecommunications Establishment (STE) received permission from the prime minister’s office...