Country of originUK
UniversityEdinburgh
Course1989
Grant issuedPublication
Area of interestIslamic Architecture, Form, Function, and Meaning

Profile

Professor Robert Hillenbrand was educated at the universities of Cambridge and Oxford (D.Phil. 1974); he has been teaching at the Department of Fine Art, University of Edinburgh , since 1971 and was awarded a chair of Islamic art in 1989. Professor Hillenbrand retired in December 2007 but is currently an Honorary Professorial Fellow in the department of Islamic and Middle Eastern Studies (IMES).