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Aziz AL-AZMEH University Professor, Department of History, and Director, Center for Religious Studies, CEU - Central European University, Budapest

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1971 License-ès-Lettres, Philosophy and Sociology, University of Alexandria / Beirut Arab University
1973 Magister Artium, Philosophy with Islamic Studies and Political Science, Eberhard-Karls University, Tübingen
1977 Doctor of Philosophy, Oriental Studies, University of Oxford
1985-1996 Sharjah Professor of Islamic Studies, University of Exeter
1993-1994 Nuffield Foundation Fellow, Social Sciences
1994-1995 Fellow, Wissenschaftskolleg (Institute of Advanced Study), Berlin
1995 Visiting Professor, Georgetown University
1996-1998 Fellow, Wissenschaftskolleg (Institute of Advanced Study), Berlin
1998 Fellow, Swedish Collegium of Advanced Studies, Uppsala
1999 Visiting Professor, Department of Middle East and Asian Languages and Cultures, Columbia University, New York
1999 Directeur de Recherches Associé (Bourse Fernand Braudel), Maison des Sciences de l'Homme, Paris
2000 Resident Scholar, Rockefeller Foundation Study Center, Bellagio
2000 Visiting Professor, Department of Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations, Yale University
2000 Professor at the Mediterranean Studies doctoral summer school, Robert Schuman Centre of Advanced Studies, European University Institute, Florence
2000-2002 Zayed Professor of Islamic Studies, Department of History, American University of Beirut
2001 Directeur de Recherches Associé (Bourse Fernand Braudel), Maison des Sciences de l'Homme, Paris
2001 Sultan Visiting Professor, University of California, Berkeley
2002 Cleveland Dodge Distinguished Visiting Professor, American University of Cairo
2002-2004 Distinguished Visiting Professor, Humanities Center, Central European University, Budapest
2004-2007 Professor, Department of Medieval Studies, CEU - Central European University, Budapest
2005 Fellow, Collegium Budapest (Institute for Advanced Study)
2005 Professor and Course Co-Director, summer university course on Bookish Traditions: The Authority of the Book in Scripturalist Religions, CEU - Central European University, Budapest
2007-2013 University Professor, School of Historical and Interdisciplinary Studies, CEU - Central European University, Budapest
2010-2011 Fellow, Käte Hamburger Kolleg - Dynamics in the History of Religions, Bochum
2012-2013 Distinguished Visiting Professor, Paris School of Public Affairs/Institut d Etudes Politiques
2013 University Professor, Department of History, CEU - Central European University, Budapest; Director, Center for Religious Studies, CEU - Central European University, Budapest
2015 Distinguished Visiting Professor, Paris School of Public Affairs/Institut d Etudes Politiques

Memberships

Member of the Advisory Council, UNDP Arab Human Development Reports

Publications

The Emergence of Islam in Late Antiquity, Cambridge, Cambridge University Press, 2014, pp. xxiii, 654
Islams and Modernitires, 3rd. Ed. London, Verso, 2009; German tralslation of the first edition as Die Islamisierung des Islams, Frankfurt, Campus Verlag, 1996.
Muslim Kingship: Power and the Sacred in Muslim, Christian and Pagan Polities, London, I. B. Tauris, 1996.
with Effie Fokas, E.(eds.): Islam in Europe: Diversity, Identity, Influence, Cambridge, Cambridge University Press, 2007, pp. 223; Arabic translation as al-Islam fi Uruppa, tr. A. Shimi, Cairo, National Council for Translation, 2011

Awards

An international conference was held at the Central European University, Budapest, to mark the tenth anniversary of the publication of my book "Islams and Modernities", 2005