Lecturer in Islamicate South Asia
Islam in South Asia; Afghanistan and Pakistan; Indo-Persianate sociocultural history; transnational non-Western history; activism and social movements.
Tel: +44 (0)20 7898 4295 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Room: 316 Academic Support Hours: Wednesdays 17:00-18:30
Numata Professor of Japanese Buddhism
Japanese religious history, especially the medieval period; Japanese Tantric Buddhism and the esotericisation of religious practice; Millenarian writings and prophecy; Kami-Buddhas associations
Tel: 020 7898 4217 Email: email@example.com Room: 342 Academic Support Hours: Mon 9-10 (online), Thurs 1-2 (342), or appointment
Professor in the Study of Religions and Philosophies
Jaina Studies; South Asian History & Culture; Anthropology & Sociology of Religion
Tel: +44 (0)20 7898 4776 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Room: 341 Academic Support Hours: By email appointment only
Senior Lecturer in Philosophy, Religion and Politics
Subject Head/Representative (Religions & Philosophies)
Narrativity; Cultural Memory; Religion and Gender; Feminist Historiography; Postcolonial theory; Postsecularism and gender; Intellectual history in the study of religions.
Tel: 020 7898 4215 Email: email@example.com Room: 337 Academic Support Hours: Mondays 11:00 - 13:00
Professor of Jewish Studies
Judaism in Hellenistic and Roman times; rabbinic literature; social history of Jews in late antiquity; American Jewish history and literature, Jewish identity, gender studies
Tel: +44 (0)20 7898 4633 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Room: 335 Academic Support Hours: By email appointment
Lecturer in World Philosophies
Email: email@example.com Room: 340 Academic Support Hours: Tues 15 -16 (Zoom), Weds 14.00-16.00 (in person)
Zartoshty Brothers Professor of Zoroastrianism
Professor Hintze takes an interest in all aspects of Zoroastrianism, the religion of pre-Islamic Iran.
Tel: 020 7898 4598 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Room: 329 Academic Support Hours: By email appointment
Comparative philosophy, African philosophy (esp. ethics, ontology and epistemology), African philosophy of disability, philosophy of alterity, philosophy of the body, African feminist philosophy, philosophy of music, postcolonial and decolonial philosophy.
Email: email@example.com Room: 338 Academic Support Hours: Mondays 9-4 (in person by appoint)or 12-2 via Zoom
Reader in Indology and Yoga Studies
Tel: 020 7898 4368 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Room: 458 Academic Support Hours: By appointment
Professor, Languages and Religions of Tibet and Central Asia
UG Research/ISP Tutor (Religions & Philosophies)
History of Buddhism in Tibet, Mahāyāna Buddhism, Kanjur Studies, Vinaya, Religions of Central Asia, Tibetan, Sanskrit.
Tel: +44 (0)20 7898 4782 Email: email@example.com Room: Room 343 Academic Support Hours: Mon 12-1 (343),Tues 2-5 (online by appointment)
Professor of Society & Belief
Reader in Arabic Intellectual History
Medieval Arabic Intellectual History; medieval Arabic philosophy; medieval Islamic theology, especially kalam; ethical theory; the Islamic manuscript tradition.
Tel: +44(0) 20 7898 4343 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Room: 320 Academic Support Hours: On Research Leave 2020-21
Shapoorji Pallonji Senior Lecturer in Zoroastrianism
Lecturer in Zoroastrianism, with particular reference to the living tradition in Iran and India.
Tel: +44 (0)20 7898 4270 Email: email@example.com Room: 331 Academic Support Hours: Mondays 14:00-16:00
Senior Teaching Fellow in Buddhist Studies and Chinese Religions
Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Room: 345 Academic Support Hours: Mon 12 -13:00 (Zoom); Thurs 13-14:00 (in person)
Teaching Fellows/Graduate Teaching Assistants
Email: email@example.com Room: 221 Academic Support Hours: Wednesdays 3pm - 4pm
UKRI Future Leaders Fellow
Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Room: 333 Academic Support Hours: By appointment
Orthodox Christianity, Ethiopian Orthodox Church, Ethiopian thought, Ge’ez, Amharic
Email: email@example.com Room: 333 Academic Support Hours: Monday 5-6pm and by appointment
Research Assistant, Tibetan in Digital Communication
British Academy Postdoctoral Fellow
Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Room: 311 Academic Support Hours: Tuesdays 1:30-2:30
Research Assistant, Leverhulme Project
Postdoctoral Fellow (Robert H. N. Ho Family Foundation)
Marie Skłodowska-Curie Experienced Researcher
Dr Yousef Moradi is a Marie Skłodowska-Curie Experienced Researcher in the Department of Religions and Philosophies, holding a Marie Skłodowska-Curie Individual Fellowship of the European Commission's Horizon 2020 programme (H2020-MSCA-IF-2017).
Visiting Research Fellow
Postdoctoral Researcher in Avestan Studies
Zoroastrianism; Avestan; Middle Persian (Pahlavi)
Email: email@example.com Room: 334 Academic Support Hours: Tuesday 10-12 or by appointment
Professorial Research Associate
Cosmopolitan philosophy and cultural cognition; polycentric modernities in Asia and Europe; philosophy in Sanskrit, especially philosophy of mind
Professorial Research Associate
Syriac-speaking Christianity, especially its earlier history and its emergence from the Aramaic-speaking environment of the Roman/Byzantine Near East; the development of the Syriac scripts and language; early contacts between Syriac Christians and Muslims; other religious minorities in the Middle East (Jews, Mandaeans, Gnostics); the present situation of the Middle East Christians; Syriac liturgy. In addition, Professor Healey has worked extensively in the early alphabet, Hebrew Bible, Nabataea and Palmyra.
Professorial Research Associate
Ideological history of pre-modern China; Chinese religions, notably Taoism and Buddhism; history of the Buddhist canon in China; Manichaeism and Iranian influences in medieval China; Chinese cultural relations with Central Asia
Early modern and modern West African history, especially social and political history of Ghana
History of Chinese religion, notably Taoism and Buddhism; pre-modern Chinese history, especially the Tang period
Christianity; recent developments in African Christianity; the socio-political role of religion in Africa Socio-political role of Christianity in Africa; Africa's new charismatic churches
Emeritus Professor of Babylonian
Cuneiform and Ancient Mesopotamian studies
Emeritus Professor of Iranian and Central Asian Studies
Iranian and Central Asian philology; Christian and Manichaean texts from Central Asia.
Emeritus Professor of Sikh and Punjab Studies
Buddhist Studies; philosophical and religious doctrines; literature; iconography Buddhist iconography; Buddhist rituals; Buddhist doctrines; Buddhist history
Professor in the Study of Religions and World Philosophies
Anthropology of religion, theory in the study of religions, continental philosophy, Gramsci and religion, intercultural and inter-religious dialogue, minorities (Dalits), mysticism and heresy, non-Western Christianities, Mediterranean anthropology; South-Asia (India, Bangladesh), Sardinia, world philosophies.
Student Support Officer
Academic Support Officer (Monday- Wednesday)