SOAS University of London

Department of the Languages and Cultures of the Near and Middle East

PhD Students

Yakoob Ahmed
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The Role of the Ottoman Ulama in the Second Constitutional Period During the Parliamentary Elections of 1908 -1912



Tahir Alam
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The Social, Educational and Cultural Formation of Identities of British Daru’l Uloom Madrassah Graduates and their Attitude Towards Modern Britain

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Hannah Erlwein
Hannah Erlwein

Arguments for the Existence of God in Classical Islamic Thought: Origins and Trajectories of the Discourse (working title)


Laura Hassan
Laura Hassan

Physical theory and Creation in the thought of Sayf al-Dīn al-Āmidī (d.1233): a study of the integration of falsafī methods and doctrines into Ash’arī kalām (Working Title)


Ayse Kara
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Istanbul through Moroccan Travellers’ Eyes from 16th to 18th Century: a Comparative Study of Moroccan-Ottoman Travel Writing

Amina Khatun
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Muslim Women Mystics: Transnational Religious Education in ‘Sufism’ and the Production of Gendered Knowledge and Spaces in the UK