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Name
Dr Ahmad Sukkar
Address 1
Position
PhD, Birkbeck, University of London (2013-14) - Visiting Research Fellow, Oxford Centre for Islamic Studies (2014-15)
City
Oxford
Country
United Kingdom
Email
ahmadsukkar@aaschool.ac.uk
Personal Website
www.ahmadsukkar.com
Facebook
https://www.facebook.com/ahmad.sukkar
LinkedIn
http://uk.linkedin.com/in/ahmadsukkar
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
London Consortium, Birkbeck, University of London
Institution City
London
Institution Country
United Kingdom
Discipline 1
Cultural Studies
Discipline 2
Literature
Discipline 3
Education
Discipline 4
Classical Islamic History
Discipline 5
Christianity
Discipline 6
Islam
Discipline 7
Urban planning
Discipline 8
Islamic Studies
Discipline 9
Philosophy
Discipline 10
Art/Art History
Discipline 11
Architecture
Discipline 12
Arabic
Discipline 13
Translation Studies
Discipline 14
Languages and Language Teaching
Discipline 15
History of Religion
Geographical Area 1
Saudi Arabia
Geographical Area 2
Syria
Geographical Area 3
United Kingdom
Middle Eastern Area
Fertile Crescent
Languages Mastered
Greek
Proficiency
Elementary
Languages Mastered
French
Proficiency
Elementary
Qualifications
Doctor of Philosophy (Candidate), London Consortium (Architectural Association, Birkbeck, the Institute of Contemporary Arts, the Science Museum, and TATE), Birkbeck, University of London 2007–13 … Master of Research, Humanities and Cultural Studies, London Consortium 2006–07 … Master of Architecture, Architecture and Urbanism, Architectural Association 2004–06 … Diploma in Architecture, University of Damascus, Faculty of Architecture 2001–03 … Bachelor of Architecture, University of Damascus, Faculty of Architecture 1996–2001
Early Career Researcher
Yes
Additional Info 1
Advanced interdisciplinary research skills in the intellectual history of Islam, focusing on the architectural humanities in Islamic philosophy and mysticism, with connections to Graeco-Islamic philosophy, interreligious studies, Arabic literature and cre
Additional Info 2
Teaching architectural design and conducting design research, especially in the traditional architecture of the Middle East, with genuine interest in sacred design now, monumental structures such as cities, and digital architecture.
Additional Info 3
Producing fully annotated and referenced editions based on Arabic manuscript copies from the premodern era, with experience in tracing these in international archives.
External Funders
0
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