Alex Mallett

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Name
Alex Mallett
Alternative names
Alexander Mallett
Nickname
Alex Mallett
Affiliation
Waseda University
Section
Waseda Institute for Advanced Study

Research Areas

 
 

Academic & Professional Experience

 
Jun 2018
 - 
Today
Assistant Professor (without tenure), Waseda Institute for Advanced Study, Waseda University
 
Sep 2017
 - 
May 2018
Research Fellow in Digital Asia, Leiden Institute for Area Studies, Leiden University
 
Jul 2014
 - 
Aug 2017
Research Fellow, Institute of Arab and Islamic Studies, University of Exeter
 
Jun 2013
 - 
Jun 2014
Digital Product Editor, Cengage Learning
 
Oct 2012
 - 
May 2013
Lecturer, History Department, Royal Holloway, University of London
 

Education

 
Oct 2005
 - 
Jul 2009
PhD, Islamic and Middle Eastern Studies, University of Edinburgh
 
Sep 2002
 - 
Jun 2004
MA Medieval Studies, History Department, University College London
 
Sep 1999
 - 
Jun 2002
BA History, History Department, University College London
 

Committee Memberships

 
Aug 2019
 - 
Jul 2020
The Medieval Review  Board of Review Editors
 
Sep 2006
 - 
Sep 2007
British Society for Middle Eastern Studies  Executive Committee
 

Published Papers

 
Two writings of al-Ṭurṭushī as Evidence for Early Muslim Reactions to the Frankish Crusader Presence in the Levant
Alex Mallett
Wiener Zeitschrift für die Kunde des Morgenlandes   107 153-178   2017   [Refereed]
Muslim Responses to Western Intervention: A Comparative Study of the Crusades and Post-2003 Iraq
Alex Mallett
Journal of Medieval Military History   14 133-147   2016   [Invited]
Alex Mallett
Journal of Medieval History   39 48-60   2013   [Refereed]

Misc

 
Al-ʿAẓīmī
Alex Mallett
Medieval Muslims Writers and the Franks in the Levant (edited volume)      2020
The History of the Patriarchs of the Egyptian Church
Alex Mallett and Johannes den Heijer
Franks and Crusades in Medieval Eastern Christian Historiography (edited volume)      2020
Responses to Genocide: The Muslim Response to the Crusades
Alex Mallett
A Cultural History of Genocide. Volume 2: The Middle Ages (edited volume)      2020   [Invited]
Infernalising the Enemy: Images of Hell in Muslim Descriptions of the Franks
Alex Mallett
Syria in Crusader Times (edited volume)   184-194   Nov 2019   [Invited]
The Crusades
Alex Mallett
The Routledge Companion to Christian-Muslim Relations (edited volume)   126-134   2017   [Invited]

Books etc

 
Medieval Muslim Writers and the Franks in the Levant
Alex Mallett (Part:Editor)
Brill   2020   
Magic in Malta, 1605. The Moorish Slave Sellem b. al-Sheikh Mansur and the Roman Inquisition on Malta
Alex Mallett (Part:Joint Work)
Brill   2020   
Franks and Crusades in Medieval Eastern Christian Historiography
Alex Mallett (Part:Editor)
Brepols   2020   
Popular Muslim Reactions to the Franks in the Levant, 1097-1291
Alex Mallett
Ashgate   2014   
Medieval Muslim Historians and the Franks in the Levant
Alex Mallett (Part:Editor)
Brill   2014   

Conference Activities & Talks

 
The Reception of Ideas in the Early-Modern Globalized World: Vittorio Cassar and the Roman Inquisition on Malta
Alex Mallett
Migrations: Movement of People, Goods, and Ideas   17 Oct 2019   
Spain, Sicily, Syria: Muslim Explanations for the First Crusade
Alex Mallett
World Congress for Middle Eastern Studies   16 Jul 2018   
Urban II, the Turks, and the Causes of the First Crusade [Invited]
Alex Mallett
The Crusades and the Latin East seminar   22 May 2017   
Infernalising the Enemy: Images of Hell in Muslim Descriptions of the Franks [Invited]
Alex Mallett
The History of Syria, 1099-1250: Conflict and Co-existence   1 Apr 2016   
Christian-Muslim Relations on Hospitaller Malta: Evidence from an Inquisition Magic Trial [Invited]
Alex Mallett
Reading Early Modern Conference   7 Jul 2015   

Teaching Experience

 

Research Grants & Projects

 
Migrations: Movement of People, Goods and Ideas
Waseda University: International Academic Events Organization Grant
Project Year: Oct 2019 - Oct 2019    Investigator(s): Alex Mallett and Tina Shrestha
Responses to Globalisation in the Early-Modern Period: Vittorio Cassar and the Roman Inquisition on Malta
Waseda University: Special Research Projects for Newly-Hired Faculty
Project Year: Oct 2018 - Mar 2019    Investigator(s): Alex Mallett
Magic in Malta, 1605. The Moorish Slave Sellem b. al-Sheikh Mansur and the Roman Inquisition on Malta
UK AHRC: Research Grant
Project Year: Jul 2014 - Aug 2017    Investigator(s): D.A. Agius, C.R. Rider, A. Mallett
Popular Muslim Reactions to the Franks in the Levant, 1097-1291
Leverhulme Trust: Early Career Fellowship
Project Year: Jan 2010 - Dec 2011    Investigator(s): Alex Mallett
Cross-Cultural Perceptions in Chronicles of the Crusades
British Society for Middle Eastern Studies: Abdullah al-Mubarak Postgraduate Scholarship
Project Year: Sep 2007 - Aug 2008    Investigator(s): Alex Mallett

Social Contribution

 
Islamic Studies Editor
[Editor]  DigitalOrientalist.com  1 Sep 2019
The Islamic World and Europe
[Contribution]  Theran Press  Medieval Baghdad (textbook for schoolchildren)  5 Mar 2019
Muslim Women and the Crusades
[Panelist]  University of Sheffield  Women, Violence and Justice, 300-1300  20 Apr 2016 - 20 Apr 2016
Magic through the Ages
[Organizing Member]  University of Exeter  Magic through the Ages  28 Oct 2015 - 28 Oct 2015
The Muslim Slave Sellem b. al-Sheikh Mansur and the Roman Inquisition on Malta
[Panelist]  Palazzo Santa Sophia, Mdina, Malta  The Muslim Slave Sellem b. al-Sheikh Mansur and the Roman Inquisition on Malta  15 Apr 2015 - 15 Apr 2015