Professor Charles Tripp elected Fellow of British Academy

Many many warm congratulations to Professor Charles Tripp who has been elected a Fellow of the British Academy.  Charles is a Professor of Politics with reference to the Middle East with the Department of Politics and International Studies. His research interests include the nature of autocracy, state and resistance in the Middle East and the politics of Islamic identity. He is the author of Islam and the Moral Economy: The Challenge of Capitalism (2006), A History of Iraq (2007) and The Power and the People: paths of resistance in the Middle East (2012).

Each year, the British Academy elects up to 38 outstanding UK-based scholars. Professor Tripp joins more than 900 scholars who have been honoured as Fellows of the British Academy.

The British Academy’s purpose is to inspire, recognise and support excellence and high achievement in the humanities and social sciences throughout the UK and internationally.


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Read the British Academy’s announcement as well as the official SOAS announcement.

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