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Professor Wilferd Madelung FBA

About this Fellow

Early and medieval History of the Islamic world

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Appointments

Current post

  • Formerly Laudian Professor of Arabic, University of Oxford

Past Appointments

  • Professor of Islamic History, The University of Chicago, 1964 - 1978
  • Laudian Professor of Arabic, University of Oxford, 1978 - 1998
  • formerly Laudian Professor of Arabic, University of Oxford, University of Oxford, 1978
  • formerly Laudian Professor of Arabic, University of Oxford, University of Oxford, 1978

Publications

Der Imam al-Qasim ibn Ibrahim und die Glaubenslehre der Zaiditen 1965

Religious trends in early Islamic Iran 1988

The succession to Muhammad: a study of the early Caliphate 1997

Studies in medieval Shi'ism 2012

Studies in medieval Muslim thought and history 2013

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

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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

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