Details

Name
Professor Carole Hillenbrand
Address 1
University of Edinburgh
Address 2
19 George Square
City
Edinburgh
Postcode
EH8 9LD
Country
United Kingdom
Tel (landline)
01316504180
Email
c.hillenbrand@ed.ac.uk
EURAMES Member
Yes
Member of
BRISMES
AFMA Member
No
MESA Member
No
BASIS Member
Yes
Member of
British Society for Middle Eastern Studies
Institution Name
University of Edinburgh
Institution Address 1
Deparmtent of Islamic & Middle Eastern Studies
Institution Address 2
19 George Squaae
Institution City
Edinburgh
Institution Postcode
EH8 9LD
Discipline 1
Classical Islamic History
Geographical Area 1
Syria
Geographical Area 2
Iraq
Geographical Area 3
Turkey
Geographical Area 4
Iran
Geographical Area 5
Palestinian Territories
Middle Eastern Area
Fertile Crescent
Languages Mastered
Levantine
Proficiency
Advanced
Languages Mastered
Spanish
Proficiency
Operational
Languages Mastered
German
Proficiency
Fluent
Languages Mastered
Persian
Proficiency
Advanced
Languages Mastered
Turkish
Proficiency
Advanced
Languages Mastered
French
Proficiency
Fluent
Languages Mastered
Italian
Proficiency
Operational
Qualifications
MA Cambridge (Modern European Languages) MA Oxford (Arabic and Turkish)
Additional Info 1
The Crusades; the Umayyad caliphate, the battle of Manzikert, Qajar Iran
Additional Info 2
Awarded The King Faisal International Prize in Islamic Studies 2005. This was the first time the prize (the highest scholarly prize in the Arab world) has been awarded to a non-Muslim.
Additional Info 3
Fellow of the Royal Society of Edinburgh, 2001, Fellow of the Royal Historical Society, 2001, Fellow of the British Academy, 2007, Awarded the Order of the British Empire for Services to Higher Education, 2009, awarded on Honorary fellowship at Somerville
External Funders
0
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