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Professor Joshua Blau FBA

Appointments

Current post

  • Formerly President, The Academy of the Hebrew Language

Other Africa, Asia and the Middle East Fellows

Professor Paulo de Moraes Farias

West African history: oral traditions, chronicles, and medieval Arabic inscriptions; the interaction of Islamic and other cultural heritages in the region

Professor Chakravarthi Ram-Prasad

Indian philosophy focusing on Sanskrit and Pali, comparative philosophy of epistemology, metaphysics and phenomenology; classical Indian religions, especially Hindu theology in Sanskrit and Tamil, and comparative Hindu-Christian studies

Professor Manfred Woidich

The descriptive dialectology, dialect geography of the Arabic language; historical linguistics of Arabic, in particular syntactic and semantic issues in Egyptian dialects. Teaching Arabic as a foreign language, colloquial first