The history of medicine and science in medieval Islam; medieval Arabic artefacts and treatises relating to ophthalmology, anatomy, cartography (celestial and terrestrial), and divinatory techniques
About this Fellow
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
- Professor of History and African Studies, University of Michigan
- Professor of History and African Studies, University of Michigan, 1970
The Mongol Empire & its relations with the Catholic West; the Crusades & the Latin East; & the eastern Islamic world in the Middle Ages.
The history and politics of modern China, with special attention to traditions of rebellion and revolution and their influence on contemporary patterns of protest and governance
Contemporary Chinese government and politics; Chinese health and social policy, poverty and inequality; comparative politics