Professor Carole Hillenbrand FBA
Islamic history 1050-1250, especially Iran and Syria; Muslim perspectives of the crusades, the scholar al-Ghazali and the caliphate.
- Fellow type
- UK Fellow
- Year elected
10-Minute Talks: Saladin and the Crusades – medieval and modern perspectives
3 Feb 2021 Professor Carole Hillenbrand FBA
Professor Carole Hillenbrand FBA discusses the growing interest in studying the Crusades from Islamic perspectives.
Professor Emerita of Islamic History, University of Edinburgh; Professor of Islamic History, University of St Andrews
University of St Andrews Professor Emerita of Islamic History
University of Edinburgh Professor Emerita
Dartmouth College, USA Visiting Professor
University of Groningen, Netherlands Visiting Professor
University of Edinburgh Professor of Islamic History, University of Edinburgh
University of Edinburgh Reader in Islamic History
1990 - 2000
Turkish myth and Muslim symbol: the Battle of Manzikert
Published in 2007
The Crusades: Islamic perspectives
Published in 1999
A Muslim principality in Crusader times: the early Artuqid state
Published in 1990
The waning of the Umayyad caliphate
Published in 1989
What is Islamic studies?
27 May 2020 Professor Carole Hillenbrand FBA
Professor Carole Hillenbrand explains how the academic discipline of Islamic studies seeks to explain what the Islamic world has achieved in the past and what the future holds for it.
Professor Janet Watson FBA
The documentation and morpho-syntactic description of modern Arabic dialects and Modern South Arabian languages; theoretical phonology and morphology with reference to Arabic and Modern South Arabian
Professor Annette Volfing FBA
Medieval German literature: mysticism; allegory; learned discourse (vernacular reception of the artes); didacticism; courtly romance; orientalism; discourses of gender and violence