Dr. Suha Taji-Farouki


A specialist in modern Islamic thought, Dr Suha Taji-Farouki obtained her PhD in Islamic Studies and Middle Eastern Politics from the University of Exeter in 1993. She is presently Lecturer in Modern Islam at the Institute of Arab and Islamic Studies, University of Exeter, and a Research Associate at The Institute of Ismaili Studies, London. Dr Taji-Farouki is currently working on aspects of the legacy of Ibn 'Arabi in the 20th century.

Her publications include: A Fundamental Quest: Hizb al-Tahir and the Search for the Islamic Caliphateinfo-icon (1996); Muslim Identity and the Balkan State (co-edited, 1997); Muslim-Jewish Encounters: Intellectual Traditions and Modern Politics (co-edited, 1998); Islamic Thought in the Twentieth Century (co-edited, 2004), Modern Muslim Intellectuals and the Qur'an (edited, 2004), Ibn 'Arabi, A Prayer for Spiritual Elevation and Protection, al-Dawr al-a'la (Hizb al-wiqaya), Study, translation, transliteration and Arabic text (2006) and Beshara and Ibn 'Arabi: A Movement of Sufi Spirituality in the Modern World (2007).