Maritime Studies; Ethnography; Material Culture; Arabic Semantics; Socio-Cultural History
Professor Francesca Orsini FBA
Hebrew language & literature: history of Greek-speaking Judaism; Jewish-Christian relations; modern Jewish theology
The history of the Islamic world; the formation & development of traditional Islamic thought, & its implications in the modern world; Islamic thought, & its implications in the modern world; Islamic history in comparative perspective.
The History and Archaeology of the early Islamic Middle-East, North Africa and Spain c.600-1000 AD