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Professor Christopher Shackle FBA

About this Fellow

Oriental and African Studies

Website: http://www.soas.ac.uk/staff/staff31791.php

Appointments

Current post

  • Emeritus Professor of Modern Languages of South Asia, University of London

Past Appointments

  • Lecturer in Urdu and Panjabi, Soas, University Of London, 1969 - 1979
  • Reader in Modern Languages of South Asia, Birkbeck College University of London, 1979 - 1985
  • Pro-Director for Academic Affairs, Soas, University Of London, 1997 - 2003
  • Professor of Modern Languages of South Asia, University of London, 1985 - 2008
  • Emeritus Professor of Modern Languages of South Asia, University of London, Soas, University Of London, 1985

British Academy Appointments

  • Member of Council | previously Member of Council 1995 - 1996, 2001 - 2004

Publications

The Siriaki language of central Pakistan 1976

A Guru Nanak glossary 1981

Qasida poetry in Islamic Asia and Africa (2 vols), 1996

Other Africa, Asia and the Middle East Fellows

Professor Derek Peterson

Intellectual and cultural history of eastern Africa; the composition of books; the politics of archives; the infrastructure of religious experience; the social practice of non-conformity; Idi Amin