Lecturer in Islamic Studies and History
Faculty / College Address:
- Early and medieval Islamic history
- Islamic historiography (Arabic and Persian)
- Rebels, scholars, and heretics
- Early modern Islamic reform
- Modern contestations in the Islamic world
- Islamic reform in the early modern period
- Modern contestations between Salafīs and late Sunnī traditionalists
- Heresy and orthodoxy in medieval Islamic societies
- FHS Islamic Religion (pre-modern and modern)
- Introduction to Islam (pre-modern and modern)
- Various undergraduate and graduate options, especially on Islamic law, history, reform, Salafism, and Islamic fundamentalism
- E. Kendall and A. Khan (eds.), Reclaiming Islamic Tradition: Modern Readings of the Classical Heritage, Edinburgh University Press, 2015.
- ‘Modern Contestations between Salafis and Late Sunni traditionalists’, in E. Kendall and A. Khan (eds.), Reclaiming Islamic Tradition: Modern Readings of the Classical Heritage, Edinburgh University Press, 2015.
- ‘Religious Reformers as Historians in the Early Modern Period’, forthcoming.
- ‘Framing Cities and Heresies in the Ninth Century’, forthcoming.
- ‘Shaping (Islamic) Authority in the Middle Ages’, in J. Leemans, B. Meijns, and S. Boodts (eds.) Shaping Authority in the Middle Ages (Turnhout, Belguim: Brepols, 2015).
- Co-organiser of the seminar series, Introducing the World of Islamic Manuscripts, Hilary Term 2014. http://www.oxcis.ac.uk/seminars/seminars.html
- Co-convener of Pembroke College Islamic Studies Colloquium: Claiming tradition: modern readings of the classical Islamic heritage, 27-28 September 2013. http://www.orinst.ox.ac.uk/conferences/islamic_studies_colloquium/index.html