PETER VON SIVERS

Curriculum Vitae

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Research

Research Summary

Currently working on a monograph with the working title "Islamic Origins and the Umayyad Empire"

Research Statement

Past research and publications on classical Islamic historiography, rural-urban relations in Syria during the 10th-13th centuries, and North African social history in the 19th century. Numerous articles and chapters on Islam, Islamism, and contemporary social questions in the Middle East. Currently working on a monograph on Islamic Origins (600-750 CE).