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

Dr Yuri Stoyanov

MA (Sofia), PhD (The Warburg Institute, University of London)

Overview

Teaching

Research

Cosmologies, soteriologies and eschatologies of Zoroastriansim

Judaism, Christianity and Islam

Dualist, heretical, mystical, esoteric and apocalyptic currents in the Abrahamic faiths

Eastern Christian theologies and ideologies of warfare

Religious sectarian groups and minorities in the Balkans

Levant, Middle East and Central Asia

Status of religious and archaeological sites in these regions and associated cultural heritage protection issues