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






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)

Michael Hunter
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Neoplatonism in Hispano-Arabic and Spanish Golden Age Poetry

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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: The faith stories of contemporary British Muslim women in the transnational Bani Alawiyya Tarīqa of Hadhramawt



Paula Manstetten
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Knowledge and Power in Medieval Syria (mid-4th/10th – mid-6th/12th century): The transmission of learning in a period of institutionalisation


Seán Pieper
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Assessing the Impact of Greco-Roman Texts on British and German Writers’ Perception of Iran in the Qajar Period


Ghareeb Saedi
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Arabic Translations of English Poetry and Their Impact on Modern Arabic Verse

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