About this Fellow
Islamic art, with particular reference to Iran and Syria; medieval architecture, book painting and iconography
- Professor of Islamic Art History, University of St Andrews; Professor Emeritus, University of Edinburgh
- Professor of Islamic Art History, University of St Andrews, 2013
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