Research and Outreach associate (Oct 2020 to Sep 2023)
Taushif Kara is a PhD candidate in the Faculty of History at the University of Cambridge. His doctoral research focuses on the intellectual history of the Khoja diaspora around the Indian ocean world (ca. 1866 – 1972).
Research and Outreach Associate (Oct 2020 to Sep 2023)
Vivek is a historian of the arts of the Islamic, South Asian, and Indian Ocean worlds. At Cambridge, he will be turning his thesis into a monograph, researching Bihari Qur’an manuscripts, and pursuing outreach that addresses curatorial literacy in India.
Research and Outreach Associate (Nov 2018-Sep 2021)
Dr Emanuelle Degli Esposti is a Research and Outreach Associate at the Centre of Islamic Studies working on the subject of “Fighting for “Justice”, Engaging the Other: The Public Face of European Shi’ism.
Research and Outreach Associate (Oct 2018-Sep 2020)
Arafat Razzaque is a Research and Outreach Associate at the Centre of Islamic Studies – working on Piety as Social Ethics: Speech and Public Morality in Islamic History.
His current project, ‘Fostering Ethics’, focuses on the issue of adoption and foster care in the Muslim community. Arafat Razzaque is looking at ways in which historical perspectives on kinship and the family can contribute to an improved understanding of the challenges related to adoption in Islamic law, and towards bridging the gap between academic knowledge and social work.