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Guest Docent


Prof. Dr. Dimitri Gutas

Guest Professor – Einstein Visiting Fellow (2016–2019, 2019–2021)

Aristotle's Poetics in the West (of India) from Antiquity to the Renaissance – A Multilingual Edition, with Studies of the Cultural Contexts, of the Syriac, Arabic, Hebrew, and Latin Translations


Research Assistants (External Funds)

Dr. Huda Abu Much

Research Fellow

"“The Role of Arabic-Hebrew Translation in the Construction of the Arabic Other and Its Culture in the Eyes of the Jewish Reader throughout 1948- 1993"

Dr. Sophia Brown

Fellow Alexander von Humboldt Stiftung

‘Displaced Texts: Arabic Literature in the Anglophone Literary Marketplace


Dr. Zahiye Kundos


The Loss of the Muftī: Reimagining the Afterlife of Muḥammad ‘Abduh’s Islamic Modernism in Arabic Literature


Dr. Nora Parr

Fellow Alexander von Humboldt Stiftung

‘What is the Arabic for ‘Trauma’? traces the emergence of a unique paradigm for the recounting of violence that is distinct from but in conversation with existing trauma theory.


Dr. Alexandre M. Roberts

Fellow Alexander von Humboldt Stiftung

Matter Redeemed: Ancient Physics and Alchemy in Byzantium and the Islamic World

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