About this Fellow
Garth Fowden has been the Sultan Qaboos Professor of Abrahamic Faiths in the University of Cambridge since 2013. After his D.Phil. in Modern History from the University of Oxford, Fowden held research fellowships at Cambridge and taught briefly at Groningen, and subsequently on several occasions as a visiting professor at Princeton. But the greater part of his career (1985-2013) was spent working on late antique and early Islamic history at the National Research Foundation in Athens. He is now composing a wide-ranging synthesis of his work in these traditionally separate areas of scholarly activity, within the framework of a new historical periodization, the First Millennium from Augustus to Avicenna.
- Sultan Qaboos Professor of Abrahamic Faiths, University of Cambridge
Theology, the Middle East
Classics and Ancient History Middle East
Judaism Theology Old Testament Middle East
Sociology Western Europe Switzerland and France Sociology of Religion Cultural Sociology Sociology of Ethnicity/Race USA, Canada and/or Mexico