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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, 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

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
Alessandro Ghidoni Affiliated Post-doctoral researcher
Dr Nadia Khalaf Post-doctoral researcher
Gizem Kahraman (Aksoy) Affiliated post-doctoral researcher
Yiying Li PhD Student
Hesham Nasr PhD Student
Hannah Parsons PhD Student
Dr Nick Tait Affiliated Post-doctoral researcher