College / Department

Teaching areas

Arabic Heritage; Arab-Islamic Culture and Civilisation; Sufism

Research areas

Islamic (Arabic) manuscriptsArabic heritageIraqi heritage and folklore


PhD, Islamic Studies, School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London, United Kingdom
MA, Islamic Philosophy , University of Gothenburg, Sweden
BA, Arabic Studies , University of Gothenburg , Sweden

Professional experience

Assistant Professor at American University of Sharjah, United Arab Emirates(2010 - Present)
Consultant at Bernard Quaritch Ltd,, United Kingdom(2010 - Present)
Book Dealer at Bernard Quaritch Ltd, United Kingdom(2007 - 2010)
Academic Advisor at Oman Embassy, United Kingdom(2007 - 2007)
Academic Advisor at Qatar Embassy, United Kingdom(2006 - 2006)
Teaching Assistant at University of London, United Kingdom(2004 - 2006)


The Islamic Manuscript Association (TIMA), 2015 - 2016
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