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Archaeologists ask ‘Why people convert to Islam?’

As part of his latest research project, Professor Timothy Insoll, looks for the truth about Islamic conversion, which could lay buried in sub Saharan Africa.  



The CfIA is directed by Professor Timothy Insoll FBA, Al-Qasimi Professor of African and Islamic Archaeology

Permanent Staff

Other key staff are Professor Dionisius Agius FBA and Dr John Cooper.

Doctoral and Post-Doctoral Researchers

Dr Nathan Anderson Affiliated Post-doctoral researcher
Awet T Araya PhD Student
Dr Ömer Can Aksoy Affiliated Post-doctoral researcher
Samantha Dobson PhD Student
Nur Efeoglu PhD Student
Dr Alessandro Ghidoni Affiliated Post-doctoral researcher
Temesgen Kelecha PhD Student
Dr Nadia Khalaf Post-doctoral researcher
Dr Gizem Kahraman (Aksoy) Affiliated post-doctoral researcher
Yiying Li PhD Student
Cristina Martínez Carrillo PhD Student
Hesham Nasr PhD Student
Hannah Parsons PhD Student
Dr Nick Tait Affiliated Post-doctoral researcher
Alexandra Warminski PhD Student
Anisha Russo PhD Student