Externally funded research projects

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Professor Timothy Insoll Archaeological research on the origins of Harar, Ethiopia Fondation Max Van Berchem 1 September 2016
Professor Robert Gleave URL:Understanding Religion and Law
(http://www.britishfatwas.co.uk/)
GW4 Accelerator Fund 1 July 2016
Professor Robert Gleave
Norman Doe (Cardiff University), Julian Rivers (Bristol University), Scott Thomas (Bath University)
URL: Understanding Religion and Law GW4 Initiator Fund 1 October 2015
Dr Christina Phillips
BRISMES
Early Career Middle Eastern Studies Research Network (MESnet)
(http://socialsciences.exeter.ac.uk/iais/research/projects/mesnet/)
British Academy 1 April 2015
Dr Suha Taji-Farouki Ibn 'Arabi's Prayers of Blessing upon the Prophet (Salawat) The Islamic Manuscripts Association (TIMA) 1 September 2014
Associate Professor William Gallois Forging 'Algeria': constructions of national space and nationhood in Algeria, 1830-50 Gerda Henkel Foundation 1 September 2014
Emeritus Professor Dionisius A. Agius FBA, Dr Alex Mallett
Co-Invesigator: Dr Catherine Rider (History, University of Exeter)
Magic in Malta 1605: The Moorish Slave Sellem Bin Al-Sheikh Mansur and the Roman Inquisition
(http://socialsciences.exeter.ac.uk/iais/research/projects/magicinmalta1605/)
Arts and Humanities Research Council 1 July 2014
Dr Sophie Richter-Devroe Gender and Settler Colonialism: Women's Oral Histories in the Naqab Arts and Humanities Research Council 1 February 2014
Professor Christine Robins (formerly Allison)
Prof Albert de Jong (University of Leiden)
The Worlds of Mandaean Priests
(http://socialsciences.exeter.ac.uk/iais/research/projects/mandaeanpriests/)
Arcadia Fund 1 October 2013
Dr Sophie Richter-Devroe Palestinian Refugees' Strategies of Conflict Resolution: Reconciling Citizenship Rights and Return Gerda Henkel Foundation 1 September 2013
Emeritus Professor Dionisius A. Agius FBA Songs of the Red Sea Seven Pillars of Wisdom Trust 1 March 2013
Dr Michael Axworthy Collapse and Militarism; Continuity or Caesura: The Historiography of 18th Century Iran The British Institute of Persian Studies 1 March 2013
Dr John P. Cooper 3D laser scan of dhows in the collection of the Qatar Museums Authority, Doha, Qatar Qatar Museum Authority 21 January 2013
Professor Gareth Stansfield Pilot Capacity Building of Emerging Governance Structures in Syria Department for International Development 13 December 2012
Dr Leonard Lewisohn Classical Persian Poetry and Poets: the Timurid and Turkmen Periods
(http://socialsciences.exeter.ac.uk/iais/research/centres/cpis/classicalpersianpoetry/)
Arts and Humanities Research Council 1 October 2012
Dr Marc Valeri, Professor Gerd Nonneman Re-negotiating the Social Contract in the GCC: State-Business Relations and Reforms in the Oil-Rentier Gulf Monarchies
(http://gulfstatebusiness.net/)
Economic and Social Research Council 1 October 2012
Professor Robert Gleave Islamic Reformulations: belief, violence, governance
(http://www.islamicreformulations.net/)
Economic and Social Research Council 1 September 2012
Professor Robert Gleave The Sharia Project: A UK-Netherlands Islamic Legal Studies Network Arts and Humanities Research Council 1 April 2012
Emeritus Professor Dionisius A. Agius FBA Red Sea Conference Volume Seven Pillars of Wisdom Trust 1 March 2012
Professor Ilan Pappé A common archive for 1948 Palestine Arts and Humanities Research Council 13 February 2012
Professor Gareth Stansfield, Professor Christine Robins (formerly Allison), Dr Clemence Scalbert-Yucel Kurdish Studies Scholarship Programme Kurdistan Regional Government 1 October 2010
Dr James Onley Qatar Unified Imaging Project (QUIP)
(http://www.quiphq.org/)
Qatar National Research Foundation 1 October 2010
Associate Professor Jonathan Githens-Mazer European Muslim Research Centre (extension) Islam Expo Ltd 1 September 2010
Associate Professor Jonathan Githens-Mazer European Muslim Research Centre The Cordoba Foundation 1 September 2010
Associate Professor Jonathan Githens-Mazer Islamaphobia (extension) Al Jazeera Satellite Network 1 July 2010
Professor Gerd Nonneman Gulf Research Centre Research Workshops
(http://socialsciences.exeter.ac.uk/iais/research/centres/gulf/events/gulfconference/2010conference/)
Gulf Research Foundation 1 June 2010
Dr Ruba Salih Palestinian Imaginaries of Return Council for British Research in Levant 1 May 2010
Emeritus Professor Dionisius A. Agius FBA Red Sea Project Seven Pillars of Wisdom Trust 1 April 2010
Dr Leonard Lewisohn Flowers of Persian Song and Verse British Academy 1 January 2010
Professor Robert Gleave, Dr István Kristó-Nagy Legitimate and Illegitimate Violence in Islamic Thought
(http://www.livitproject.net/)
Economic and Social Research Council 1 January 2010
Professor Gerd Nonneman The Normative aspects of Turkish Foreign Policy during the 2003 Iraq War British Academy 1 October 2009
Associate Professor Jonathan Githens-Mazer European Muslim Research Centre The Cordoba Foundation 1 September 2009
Associate Professor Jonathan Githens-Mazer European Muslim Research Centre Islam Expo Ltd 1 September 2009
Associate Professor Jonathan Githens-Mazer Gateways to Radicalisation Economic and Social Research Council 1 July 2009
Associate Professor Jonathan Githens-Mazer Returning Jihadis research project Home Office 1 July 2009
Associate Professor Jonathan Githens-Mazer Causes and Process of Radicalisation University of Aarhus 11 May 2009
Professor Gerd Nonneman Scholar Rescue Fund Iraq Scholar Rescue Fund 20 February 2009
Dr James Onley British Scholar annual conference 2009 British Academy 1 February 2009
Dr Sarah Keeler Hysteria & Women's Agency in Post-Conflict Iraq British Academy 1 February 2009
Emeritus Professor Dionisius A. Agius FBA Letters by Muslim Gallery Slaves and the case of Giorgio Scala
(http://socialsciences.exeter.ac.uk/iais/research/projects/agius/)
British Academy 1 January 2009
Professor Robert Gleave Clerical Authority in Shi'i Islam
(http://www.thehawzaproject.net/)
British Society of Middle Eastern Studies 1 January 2009
Dr Suha Taji-Farouki Ibn 'Arabi' and his Shrine Complex in Contemporary Damascus British Academy 1 January 2009
Professor Gareth Stansfield Emeritus Fellowship Leverhulme Trust 1 October 2008
Emeritus Professor Dionisius A. Agius FBA Martime ethnography of the Red Sea and the Arabian or Persian Gulf (Golden Web Foundation)
(http://projects.exeter.ac.uk/mares/)
The Golden Web Foundation 1 September 2008
Dr Lise Storm Party System and Democracy in the Maghreb Leverhulme Trust 1 September 2008
Professor Robert Gleave Shah 'Abbas I and the Great Shrines of the Safavids Arts and Humanities Research Council 1 April 2008
Professor Robert Gleave Network of British Researchers and Practitioners of Islamic Law Arts and Humanities Research Council 1 October 2007
Emeritus Professor Dionisius A. Agius FBA Eritrea Fieldwork in Maritime Ethnography Arts and Humanities Research Council 1 September 2007
Professor Gareth Stansfield Ethno-Politics in a Globalised World Leverhulme Trust 1 September 2007
Associate Professor Jonathan Githens-Mazer, Professor Gareth Stansfield, Dr Lise Storm Cultures of Repression: the Legacy of Colonial Violence and State Repression in the Maghreb, and its Effect on North African Diasporas in Europe
(http://www.esrc.ac.uk/my-esrc/grants/RES-181-25-0017/read)
Economic and Social Research Council 1 September 2007
Dr Lise Storm Party Systems and Democracy in the Maghreb Leverhulme Trust 1 September 2007
Professor Robert Gleave Shi'ism and Identity British Academy 1 September 2007
Emeritus Professor Tim Niblock State Business Relations and Employment Nationalization Policy in the Persian Gulf European Commission 1 September 2007
Associate Professor Jonathan Githens-Mazer Cultures of Repression: The legacy of colonial violence and state repression in the Maghreb
(http://www.esrc.ac.uk/my-esrc/grants/RES-181-25-0017/read)
Economic and Social Research Council 1 July 2007
Professor Gareth Stansfield Between Kurds, Turkmens and Arabs: Managing Kirkup Leverhulme Trust 1 June 2007
Associate Professor Jonathan Githens-Mazer Myths, memories and massacres in the formation of Algerian national identity British Academy 21 May 2007
Associate Professor Sajjad Rizvi Mapping Islamic philosophical traditions and knowledge networks in India, 1450-1850 British Academy 1 December 2006
Professor Robert Gleave Ibn Mytham project Discursis 1 October 2006
Professor Gareth Stansfield Ministry of Defence Project 1 Ministry of Defence 1 August 2005
Emeritus Professor Tim Niblock Ethno-Religious Diversity and the State in the Contemporary Middle East - the Case of the Armenian Communities in Lebanon and Syria (Travel Grant) Council for British Research in the Levant 1 October 2003
Professor Gareth Stansfield Archive of Media Coverage of the 2003 War on Iraq: Research Assistance University of Birmingham 1 July 2003
Emeritus Professor Tim Niblock The Journals of Thomas Machell British Academy 1 April 2001