Dr. Siobhan T. Lambert-Hurley

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Siobhan Lambert-Hurley completed her BA in Asian Studies at the University of British Columbia in Vancouver before moving to the School of Oriental and African Studies at the University of London to study for her PhD in History. She joins the History Department at the University of Sheffield in the autumn of 2015 from the Department of Politics, History and International Relations at Loughborough University. Her research on women, gender and Islam in South Asia has been funded by the Leverhulme Trust, the AHRC, the British Academy, HEFCE, and the Social Studies and Humanities Research Council of Canada, and she was visiting faculty at the University of British Columbia in 2013-14. Recently, she led an international research network funded by the AHRC on ‘Women’s Autobiography in Islamic Societies’ and a teaching project funded by the Higher Education Academy on ‘Accessing Muslim Lives: Translating and Digitising Autobiographical Writings for Teaching and Learning’.

Her current project funded by the Leverhulme Trust is ‘Veiled Voyagers: Muslim Women Travellers from Asia and the Middle East’ (2015-18).

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