The Future of Islamic Studies in the UK
25/03/2019 5:15pm

Professor Hugh Goddard was the Founder-Director of the Alwaleed Centre from 2009 - 2017. He was an undergraduate in Oxford, where he studied Islamic History under Albert Hourani, and then took his doctorate from the Centre for the Study of Islam and Christian-Muslim Relations in Birmingham, where his supervisor was David Kerr. He has worked and studied in the Middle East, in Lebanon, Jordan and Egypt, and has also undertaken a number of research visits to other regions of the Islamic World, including Pakistan, India, Nigeria, Malaysia, Indonesia and Central Asia.

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Professor Hugh Goddard

United Kingdom



Room G.02 19 George Square Edinburgh EH8 9LD


Middle Eastern Studies, University of Edinburgh