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Faculty of Asian and Middle Eastern Studies

 

Current Research

Dr Imre Galambos
Chinese manuscripts; Dunhuang studies; Tangut studies; history of Chinese writing; contacts between China and Central Asia; Silk Road

Dr Shai Heijmans
Rabbinic Hebrew; Biblical Hebrew and its vocalisation systems; Jewish Aramaic

Dr Aaron D. Hornkohl
Ancient Hebrew philology and linguistics, Ancient Hebrew periodization, exegesis

Professor Geoffrey Khan
Semitic philological and linguistic studies, particularly of Biblical Hebrew, Aramaic and Arabic. Also endangered dialects of Neo-Aramaic and the history of Judaeo-Arabic, including modern spoken varieties.

Dr Michael Rand
Jewish liturgical poetry (piyyut) in Hebrew and Aramaic from Byzantine period Palestine; Hebrew codicology

Dr Krisztina Szilágyi
Religious interfaces of the medieval Middle East