SOAS University of London

Centre of Islamic Studies

Centre of Islamic Studies Members

Professor 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
  • Academic Support Hours: Tuesdays 13:00-14:00 / Wednesdays 12:00-13:00


Professorial Research Associates

Professor 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


Dr Marianna Klar
Research Associate, Centre of Islamic Studies
Marianna Klar

Classical Arabic literature, Islamic Prophetic Literature, Comparative literature

Professor 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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