Dr. Ali Qleibo is an artist, author, and anthropologist. Born in Jerusalem and educated in the United States, his writing and artworks have taken him all over the world. Dr. Qleibo has lectured at Al-Quds University, teaching ancient classical civilisation. He was former Director of the Cultural Studies Programme at Al-Quds University Fellowship at Shalom Hartman Institute; Director of Department of Fine Arts at Al-Quds University; Visiting Professor at Tokyo University for Foreign Studies; and, former Assistant Professor at Birzeit University. At the Jerusalem Research Centre, he developed the Muslim tourism itinerary in Jerusalem encompassing tangible and intangible heritage. He is a specialist in Palestinian social history and has authored various books such as Surviving the Wall, Before the Mountains Disappear.