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Dr Amanda Phillips

Amanda Phillips is Assistant Professor at the University of Virginia, USA. For the duration of her Visiting Fellowship she is hosted by the University of St Andrews.

Amanda PhillipsDuring her time in the UK, Dr Phillips will work on a project entitled Ottomans and Serbians, Sultans and Monks: Material Cross Culture ca 1400. The research takes as a central topic the role of inscriptions in textiles and other media, investigating the spread of Islam and Islamic visual culture from Anatolia to the Balkans.

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Visiting Fellowships

This programme provides academics based in any country overseas (and active at any career stage) with the opportunity to be based at a UK higher education or other research institution of their choice for up to six months.


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