Externally funded research projects

These research projects are currently funded and underway in the department.

You can also see a list of research projects where funding has ceased, but dissemination activities may still be ongoing.

Awarded To

Project Title


Start date

Associate Professor William Gallois
Dr Billie Jeanne Brownlee
The Micropolitics of refugee crisis management: the case of Lebanon's municipalities Arts and Humanities Research Council 31 January 2017
Professor Robert Gleave Understanding Sharia - Perfect Past / Imperfect Present
Humanities in the European Research Area (HERA) 1 September 2016
Professor Robert Gleave LAWALISI: Law, Authority and Learning in Imami Shi'ite Islam European Commission 1 September 2016
Professor Timothy Insoll Becoming Muslim: Conversion to Islam and Islamisation in Eastern Ethiopia European Commission 1 September 2016
Professor Gareth Stansfield
Professor Stefan Wolf (University of Birmingham)
Understanding and Managing Intra-State Territorial Contestation: Iraq's Disputed Territories in Comparative Perspective
Economic and Social Research Council 1 March 2015
Professor Ilan Pappé Centre for Palestine Studies Sheikh Abdullah 1 February 2015