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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 Simon Swain

Culture and history of the Greek world under Rome; History of Medicine in antiquity and the middle ages; the legacy of Greek thought in medieval Islam

Professor Richard Widdess

Musicology of South Asia, including history, theory, analysis and social context of music in North India and Nepal; music and religion in South Asia; analysis of world music; music cognition, performance and meaning in oral traditions

Professor Andrew Gerstle

The cultural and social history of 17th-19th century Japan, with particular reference to Bunraku and Kabuki theatres, popular literature, sexuality and the visual arts