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Professor of History of South Asia
Professor Francis Robinson
Professor Francis Robinson has been awarded CBE for his services to higher education and his research into the history of Islam.
Professor of History of Islam and Culture
Professor Humayun Ansari
Professor Humayun Ansari was awarded OBE for his services to higher education and his research in race and ethnic relations.
Professor of History
Professor Sarah Ansari
Professor Sarah Ansari is a Professor of History with main research interests focusing on the recent history of South Asia, in particular those parts of the subcontinent that became Pakistan in 1947.
Professor Sandra Halperin
Professor Sandra Halperin is the Director of The Centre of Islamic and West Asian studies and a Professor of International Relations.
CIWAS Deputy Director
Dr Mohammad R. Kalantari
Dr Mohammad R. Kalantari is a Research Fellow in International Relations of the Middle East and Deputy Director of Centre for Islamic & West Asian Studies.
Dr Markus Daechsel
Dr Markus Daechsel is a Historian of South Asia, with his main research interests focusing on the topics of international development and modernity around the globe.