Grantee Profile

Dr Alison L. Gascoigne

Alison Gascoigne is an archaeologist, based since 2007 at the University of Southampton, with research interests in the medieval Islamic world, particularly Egypt but also Afghanistan. She has directed, co-directed and collaborated with major fieldwork projects across Egypt, from the Mediterranean coast, via Cairo and the Kharga Oasis, to the [...]

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Asa Eger

Asa Eger is Associate Professor of the Islamic World at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro in the History Department. He completed his Ph.D in 2008 at the University of Chicago in the Department of Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations. Dr. Eger researches and teaches the Early and Medieval [...]


Dr Micaela Sinibaldi

Dr Micaela Sinibaldi is an archaeologist specialising in the  archaeology and material culture of the Islamic  and Crusader periods in the Middle East.  After obtaining a PhD from Cardiff University with a thesis on the Crusader period in the Lordship of Transjordan, she has held post-doctoral positions at Humboldt-Universität and [...]

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Alessandro Ghidoni

Alessandro Ghidoni is a doctoral student at the Institute of Arab and Islamic Studies, University of Exeter, with a background in archaeology, experimental archaeology, ethnography and material culture studies. My research revolves around shipbuilding and seafaring in the Indian Ocean, with particular focus on early and middle Islamic sewn-plank watercraft. Alessandro Ghidoni [...]

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