The Info List - Carole Hillenbrand

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Carole Hillenbrand, Officer of the Order of the British Empire, is Emerita Professor in Islamic History at the University of Edinburgh and Professor of Islamic History at the University of St Andrews.[1] She is the Vice-President of the British Society for Middle Eastern Studies and a Member of the Council for Assisting Refugee Academics.


1 Academic career 2 Honours 3 Works 4 Footnotes 5 External links

Academic career[edit] Her research interests include: the Crusades; Islamic political thought; medieval and modern concepts of jihad; Arabic and Persian travel literature. Dr. Hillenbrand serves on the editorial boards of several academic journals including the Journal of Arabic and Islamic Studies and the International Advisory Board of The UMRAN - International Journal of Islamic and Civilizational Studies (ISSN 2289-8204), University of Technology, Malaysia. Honours[edit] In 2005, Hillenbrand was the first non- Muslim
to be awarded the King Faisal International Prize for Islamic Studies.[1] In the 2009 New Year Honours, Hillenbrand was appointed as Officer of the Order of the British Empire
Order of the British Empire
(OBE).[2] In 2016, she was awarded the Nayef Al-Rodhan Prize for Global Cultural Understanding by the British Academy for her book Islam: A New Historical Introduction.[3] Works[edit]

Islam: A New Historical Introduction. London: Thames & Hudson Ltd. (2015) ISBN 978-0-500-11027-0


^ a b Back cover of her book of 2015, Islam: A New Historical Introduction ^ "No. 58929". The London Gazette
The London Gazette
(Supplement). 31 December 2008. p. 10.  ^ "2016 Nayef Al-Rodhan Prize for Transcultural Understanding awarded to Professor Carole Hillenbrand". British Academy. 1 November 2016. Retrieved 23 July 2017. 

External links[edit]

CV of Carole Hillenbrand

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