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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.

CIWAS Director

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.

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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.

Research Affiliates

Teaching Fellow in International Relations

Dr Ibrahim Halawi

Teaching Fellow in International Relations

Mrs Gozde Hussain

Professor in Medieval History

Professor Peregrine Horden

Professor of History of the Crusades

Professor Jonathan Phillips

Professor of the History of Byzantium

Dr Alasdair Pinkerton

Professor of International Relations

Professor Ben O’Loughlin

Teaching Fellow in International Relations

Dr David Wearing

Lecturer in History of Atlantic World

Dr Karoline Cook

Chair of Human Geography

Professor Veronica Della Dora

Lecturer Global Political Communuication

Dr Yoav Galai

Professor of the History of Byzantium

Professor Jonathan Harris

Senior Lecturer in History

Dr Dawn-Marie Gibson

Lecturer in Law

Dr Simon Behrman

Professor of the History of Political Thought

Professor Gregory Claeys

Professor of International Theatre

Professor Matthew Isaac Cohen

Lecturer in Empires of the early Modern Muslim world

Dr James Baldwin

Professor of Social Policy

Professor Ravinder Barn

Professor of Music

Professor Rachel Beckles Willson

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Mr Ali Hashem

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Mr Joseph Hammond

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Miss Touba Mesbahi

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Mr Rabih Dandachli