Carole Hillenbrand is professor of Islamic History at the
University of Edinburgh. She is currently the Vice-President of the British Society for Middle Eastern Studies and a Member of the Council for Assisting Refugee Academics.
Her research interests include "The Crusades; Islamic political thought; medieval and modern concepts of jihad; Arabic and Persian travel literature."
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