Asia and the Middle East
We examine the impact of empires in Asia and of Asian cultures on Europe, while challenging Eurocentric approaches to the study of the past.
Our expertise ranges across East, South, Southeast, Central and West Asia, with our strengths lying in the fields of cultural, social, political, environmental and medical history.
Collectively, our concern is with material, cultural and political engagement. We make contributions to area studies and debates about the causes and consequences of globalisation.
Our staff have contributed significantly to the wider research culture in the UK and internationally: