About this Fellow
Languages & civilisations of the Christian Near East (Armenian, Caucasian, Albanian, Coptic, Georgian); epigraphy. palaeography; Armenian history;
- Membre de l'Institut de France: Académie des Inscriptions et Belles-Lettres
History, African Languages and Literature, Social History in Africa, Economic History in Africa, History of Medicine in Africa.
I am an anthropologist with a particular interest in popular culture, religion, and the verbal arts, both oral and written. Most of my research has been in the Yoruba-speaking area of Nigeria, and I am currently working on early Yoruba print culture.
History of Art, East Asia, China