Farhan Nizami

Farhan Nizami is the founding Director of the Oxford Centre for Islamic Studies, a world-recognized academic centre of excellence, attracting visiting scholars from all parts of the Muslim world. He is a member of Oxford’s Faculties of Modern History and Oriental Studies and Editor of the Journal of Islamic Studies. Educated at the Aligarh Muslim University and at Wadham College, Oxford, he became a fellow of St. Cross College in 1983 and subsequently a Fellow in Islamic Studies. Upon his move to Magdalen, he was elected to an Emeritus Fellowship at St. Cross. He is currently working on an atlas of Muslim social and intellectual history forthcoming from Oxford University Press. (2005)










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