SOAS University of London

Economic integration and social change in the Islamic world system

The Network

In addition to SOAS, where the network is administered by Dr Bessard and Prof. Kennedy, assisted by a Network Facilitator (to be appointed) there will be seven partner Universities in the network. They are listed below with the names of the lead scholars in each institution

  • University of Copenhagen (Prof. Alan Walmsley)
  • Ecole Pratique des Hautes Etudes, Paris (Prof. Jean-Michel Mouton)
  • University of Geneva (Dr Denis Genequand)
  • University of Hamburg (Prof. Stefan Heidemann)
  • Hebrew University of Jerusalem (Dr Katya Cytryn-Silverman)
  • University of Poitiers
  • University of Oxford (Dr. Arezou Azad)

In addition to the partners, scholars from other institutions will be invited to the conferences as honoured guests.

There will be an advisory board to keep an eye on progress and make suggestions. The following have kindly agreed to serve on this: Prof. Julian Henderson (Nottingham), Prof Jerome Maucourant, Dr Andrew Peacock (St Andrews), Prof Aleksandr Naymark, Dr. Peter Sarris (Cambridge),Dr Bryan Ward-Perkins (Oxford), Professor Andrew Wilson (Oxford), Prof Chris Wickham (Oxford)