Medieval Middle Eastern History (c. 1000 to 1500 CE), particular reference to Egypt & Syria; history of the archive; manuscript studies; history of the Middle East in the period of Crusades; comparative history of reading and history of the book
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Specialization: Islam in South Asia, with special focus on South India and Sri Lanka; Islamic networks in the Indian Ocean region; Sufism; Indian Muslims in Southeast Asia; vernacularization; Muslim literature in Tamil
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"Global Perspectives on the History of the Arab World" (WS 2013/14)
Academic Director, M.A. "Intellectual Encounters of the Islamicate World"