SOAS University of London

Centre of Islamic Studies

Centre of Islamic Studies Members

Muhammad A S Abdel Haleem, OBE
Director, Centre of Islamic Studies
Muhammad A S Abdel Haleem
Qur’an, Hadith, Tafsir; Islam in society; classical and modern Arabic literature
  • Tel: +44(0)20 7898 4325
  • Email: ha4@soas.ac.uk
  • Room: 427
  • Office Hours: Tuesdays 12:00-13:00/Wednesdays 12:00-13:00


Professorial Research Associates

J Clifford Wright
Professorial Research Associate, Centre of Islamic Studies
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Emeritus Professor of Sanskrit, University of London; Vedic religion, Classical Sanskrit literature, Middle Indian languages and cultures.


Research Associates


Marianna Klar
Research Associate, Centre of Islamic Studies
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Classical Arabic literature, Islamic Prophetic Literature, Comparative literature


J Clifford Wright
Professorial Research Associate, Centre of Islamic Studies
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Emeritus Professor of Sanskrit, University of London; Vedic religion, Classical Sanskrit literature, Middle Indian languages and cultures.


Research Fellows


'Re/presenting Islam on Campus' Project


Kareem Darwish
Project Assistant, '(Re)presenting Islam on Campus Project'
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