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Department of History

Dr Teresa Bernheimer

BA (London) MPhil Dphil (Oxon)


Teresa Berheimer
Department of History

Senior Lecturer in the History of the Near and Middle East

London Middle East Institute (LMEI)


Centre for Iranian Studies


Dr Teresa Bernheimer
Email address:
020 7898 4605
020 7898 4699
SOAS, University of London
Thornhaugh Street, Russell Square, London WC1H 0XG
Russell Square: College Buildings
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Authored Books

Bernheimer, Teresa (2013) The 'Alids: The First family of Islam, 750-1200. Edinburgh University Press.

Edited Books or Journal Volumes

Bernheimer, Teresa and Bayhom-Daou, Tamima, eds. (2014) Early Islamic History. Critical Concepts in Islamic Studies (4 vols). Routledge. (In Press)

Bernheimer, Teresa and Silverstein, Adam, eds. (2012) Late Antiquity: Eastern Perspectives. Gibb Memorial Trust.

Book Chapters

Bernheimer, Teresa (2012) 'Genealogy, Marriage, and the Drawing of Boundaries among the ‘Alids (8th-12th centuries).' In: Morimoto, Kazuo, (ed.), The Role and Position of sayyids and sharifs in Muslim Societies. IB Tauris.

Bernheimer, Teresa (2010) 'Shi‘ism.' In: The Encyclopedia of Ancient History. Wiley.


Bernheimer, Teresa (2013) 'Shared Sanctity: Early Tombs and Shrines of the ‘Alid Family in the Eastern Islamic Lands.' Studia Islamica, 108 (1). pp. 1-15.

Bernheimer, Teresa (2006) 'The Revolt of ‘Abdallah b. Mu‘awiya, A. H. 127– 130: A Reconsideration through the Coinage.' Bulletin of the School of Oriental and African Studies, 69 (3).

Bernheimer, Teresa (2005) 'The Rise of sayyids and sādāt: The Āl Zubāra and Other 'Alids in Ninth- to Eleventh-Century Nishapur.' Studia Islamica, 100 (1). pp. 43-69.

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