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Professor Amira K Bennison The medieval Islamic West; 18th-19th century Muslim religio-political discourse and state structures especially in the Maghrib; Islamic cultural history
Short History of the Structure of Arabic Documents from 1st–5th centuries A.H./7th–12th centuries A.D. Prof Geoffrey Khan
Prof. Mikael (Mickey) Adolphson Social structures, ideologies, mentalitée, religious institutions, legal history, historical documents and international trade in Medieval Japan
Al-Ashʿarī, Islamic Theology. Dr James Montgomery, Dr David Bennett
Al-Jāḥiẓ, Theological Epistles. Prof. James Montgomery
Arabic Documents from Fatimid Nubia. Prof Geoffrey Khan
Dr Naures Atto World Christianities and their European Disapora; Aramaic Online project
China in a Global World War II. Prof. Hans ven de Ven
Dr Sally Church
Cities, Ceremonial and Power in the Maghrib. Prof Amira Bennison
Dr Arthur D Dudney History of early modern Persian literary education and lexicography beyond Iran especially in India
Early Islamic Empire: Reframing the Umayyads. Dr Andrew Marsham
Edition of the Apology of al-Kindī. Dr Krisztina Szilágyi
Prof. Khaled Fahmy Egyptian legal, medical & military history; Islamic responses to 19th century medical & legal developments; the Six Days War; contemporary Arab politics
Dr Elizabeth Key Fowden
Dr Imre Galambos Chinese manuscripts; Dunhuang studies; Tangut studies; history of Chinese writing; contacts between China and Central Asia; Silk Road
Impact of the Ancient City. Professor Andrew Wallace-Hadrill, Prof Amira Bennison, Dr Elizabeth Key Fowden
Japan and the World: The Continent and Japan’s First Economic Miracle. Prof. Mikael (Mickey) Adolphson
Judaeo-Arabic Mercantile Letters from Ottoman Egypt. Prof Geoffrey Khan, Dr Esther-Miriam Wagner
Prof. Peter Kornicki History of the book in Japan
Dr Barak Kushner Modern Japanese history, in particular the post-war dissolution of the Japanese Empire and the impact on regimes and international relations across East Asia
Dr Andrew Levidis Modern Japanese history particularly with respect to military history and historiography and international relations
Dr Gary Chi-hung Luk
Making Persianate People: Histories of Persian Literary Education Beyond Iran. Dr Arthur D Dudney
Dr Andrew Marsham Islamic History; Late Antiquity; Political Culture in Early Islam; Empire and State Formation; Arabic Historiography; Comparative and Transregional History
Prof. Charles Melville History and historiography of medieval Iran; Text-image studies of Persian manuscripts
Dr Nathaniel Miller Pre- and early Islamic Arabic poetry; Medieval Arabic poetry anthologies; Early Islamic history; The Qurʾān
Mirror Images: Leadership legitimacy, narratives of nationhood and the limits of US Cold War alliance policy in Asia. Dr John Nilsson-Wright
Dr Elizabeth Monier History of the modern Arab nation state; historical and contemporary Arab political thought; contemporary culture and identity politics
Prof. James Montgomery History of ideas in classical Islam; classical Arabic literature; literary translation