Laleh Khalili
Dr. Laleh Khalili is an Iranian American and a Professor in Middle Eastern Politics at the School of Oriental and African Studies at the University of London. She received her PhD from Columbia Univer...
John Francis Marchment Middleton
John Francis Marchment Middleton (22 May 1921 – 27 February 2009) was a British professor of anthropology in the United States, specializing in Africa. He was director of the International African Ins...
Norman Stillman
Norman Arthur Stillman, also Noam (נועם, in Hebrew), b. 1945, is the Schusterman-Josey Professor and Chair of Judaic History at the University of Oklahoma. He specializes in the intersection of Jewish...
Malcolm Caldwell
James Alexander Malcolm Caldwell (27 September 1931 – 23 December 1978) was a British academic and a prolific Marxist writer. He was a consistent critic of American foreign policy, a campaigner for As...
Michel Hockx
Michel Hockx (born 1964) is a Professor of Chinese at the University of London's School of Oriental and African Studies. He is the author of several books, mainly focusing on modern Chinese poetry and...
Ralph Lilley Turner
Professor Sir Ralph Lilley Turner MC (5 October 1888 – 22 April 1983) was an English Indian languages philologist and university administrator. He is also the author of some publications concerning th...
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Alan Millard
Alan Ralph Millard (born 1937) is Rankin Professor Emeritus of Hebrew and Ancient Semitic languages, and Honorary Senior Fellow (Ancient Near East), at the School of Archaeology, Classics and Egyptolo...
Mario Aguilar
Mario Ignacio Aguilar is the Chair of Religion and Politics at the School of Divinity (St. Mary's College) of the University of St Andrews. He completed his PhD in Anthropology at the School of Orien...
David Neil MacKenzie
David Neil MacKenzie FBA (8 April 1926 – 13 October 2001) was a scholar of Iranian languages.
Neil MacKenzie (he never used his given first name) was born in London in 1926 and attended a su...
Michael Cook (historian)
Michael Allan Cook (born in 1940) is a British historian and scholar of Islamic history.
He studied History and Oriental Studies at King's College, Cambridge 1959-1963 and did postgraduate studie...
Nadia Abu El Haj
Nadia Abu El Haj (born 1962) is an American academic with a Ph.D in Anthropology from Duke University. She is an associate professor of anthropology at Barnard College.The author of Facts on the Groun...
Ahmed Mukhtar
Ahmed Mukhtar Arabic,أحمد مختار (born 1967) is an Iraqi musician who is internationally renowned for his playing of the oud. He was born in Baghdad and is a graduate of the Institute of Fine Arts in B...
Norman Anderson (missionary)
Sir (James) Norman Dalrymple Anderson OBE, QC (1908–1994) was an English missionary and academic Arabist.
He was born on 29 September 1908. He was educated at St Lawrence College, Ramsgate, Engla...
Dorothy Thomas
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Alfred Guillaume
Alfred Guillaume (1888 – 1965) was an Arabist and Islamic scholar.
Guillaume took up Arabic after studying Theology and Oriental Languages at the University of Oxford. In the First World Wa...
Alfredo Saad-Filho
Alfredo Saad-Filho, BSc, MSc, PhD, is a Marxian economist. He has degrees in Economics from Universidade de Brasília (Brazil) and the University of London (SOAS), and has taught and researched in univ...
Mary Boyce
Nora Elisabeth Mary Boyce (2 August 1920 – 4 April 2006) was a British scholar of Iranian languages, and an authority on Zoroastrianism. The Royal Asiatic Society's annual Boyce Prize for outstan...
David K. Wyatt
David K. Wyatt (1937–2006) was an American historian and author who studied Thailand. He taught at Cornell University from 1969 to 2002, and also served as Chair of the Cornell University Depart...
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Harry Leonard Shorto
Harry Leonard Shorto (1919–1995) was a British philologist and linguist who specialized on the Mon language and Mon-Khmer studies. He authored both a modern Mon dictionary and a dictionary of Mon epig...
Muhammad Abdel-Haleem
Muhammad A. S. Abdel Haleem, OBE, is Professor of Islamic Studies at SOAS, University of London in London, England, and editor of the Journal of Qur'anic Studies.Born in Egypt, Abdel Haleem learned th...
John Wansbrough
John Edward Wansbrough (February 19, 1928 – June 10, 2002) was an American historian who taught at the University of London's School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS). Wansbrough's emphasis...
Burton Stein
Burton Stein (1926 – April 26, 1996) was an American historian, whose area of specialization was India.Stein was born and grew up in Chicago, Illinois and served in the Second World War, before ...
John Alexander Stewart (scholar)
John Alexander Stewart CIE MC MA LLD ICS (retd) (1882–1948) was a classical scholar, colonial public servant and professor of Burmese.Stewart was born in Strichen, Aberdeenshire Scotland and educated ...
Ernst Oswald Johannes Westphal
Ernst Oswald Johannes Gotthard Gotthilf Westphal (1919-1990), was a South African linguist and an expert in Bantu and Khoisan languages. From 1949 to 1962 he taught at the School of Oriental and Afric...
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Christopher Shackle
Christopher Shackle, FBA (born 4 March 1942) is a retired Professor of Modern Languages of South Asia in the University of London, Department of the Languages and Cultures of South Asia, and also Prof...
David Marshall Lang
David Marshall Lang (6 May 1924 – 20 March 1991), was a Professor of Caucasian Studies, School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London. He was one of the most productive British scholars...
John Okell
John William Alan Okell OBE (born 1934) is a research associate at the School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London. He is one of the world's leading experts on Burmese language and c...