Hisham Hellyer
Hisham Hellyer

Dr Hisham A. Hellyer is currently a fellow at the Centre of Islamic Studies at the University of Cambridge, and a Carnegie Endowment for International Peace scholar. In 2020, he was elected fellow of the Royal Society of Arts for his scholarship in politics, international relations and Islamic studies, with his career including positions at Harvard, Warwick University, Brookings, and the American University in Cairo. Trained in the Islamic canon, Shaykh Hisham was also appointed as Council Member of the British Board of Scholars and Imams, the first β€œsenior scholar” of the renowned Azzawia Institute, and the first professorial fellow at Cambridge Muslim College. His books include Muslims of Europe: the β€˜Other’ Europeans, A Revolution Undone: Egypt’s Road Beyond Revolt, A Sublime Path: the Sufi Way of the Makkan Sages, and The Islamic Tradition and the Human Rights Discourse.

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