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British Academy Fellows at SOAS

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The British Academy is the UK’s national body for the humanities and social sciences – the study of peoples, cultures and societies, past, present and future. The Fellowship of around 1,400 leading national and international academics elected for their distinction in the humanities and social sciences. Each year, the British Academy elects to its Fellowship up to 52 outstanding UK-based scholars who have achieved academic distinction as reflected in scholarly research activity and publication.

2019

Irina Nikolaeva
Professor of Linguistics
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2018

Wen-Chin Ouyang
Professor of Arabic and Comparative Literature

Timon Screech
Professor of the History of Art

2017

Francesca Orsini
Professor of Hindi and South Asian Literature
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SOAS President Graça Machel
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2015

Almut Hintze
Zartoshty Brothers Professor of Zoroastrianism
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Andrew Gerstle
Professor of Japanese Studies
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Richard Widdess
Professor of Musicology
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Jonardon Ganeri
Professorial Research Associate
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2013

David Mosse
Professor of Social Anthropology
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2012

Charles Tripp
Emeritus Professor of Politics with reference to the Middle East
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Hugh Kennedy
Professor of Arabic
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2009

Graham Furniss
Emeritus Professor of African Language Literature
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2006

Andrew George
Professor of Babylonian
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2004

Richard Fardon
Professor of West African Anthropology
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1997

George Hewitt
Emeritus Professor of Caucasian Languages
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1995

Shula Marks
Emeritus Professor of History
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1988

Nicholas Sims-Williams
Emeritus Professor of Iranian and Central Asian Studies
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