Middle East/Islam, 2011

mballan@uchicago.edu

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Research Interests

Nasrid Granada; medieval Iberia and North Africa; early modern Spain; Islamic mysticism; Islamic political thought; medieval political theory

Dissertation

The Scribe of the Alhambra: Lisan al-Din ibn al-Khatib, Sovereignty, and History in Nasrid Granada

Publications

"Fraxinetum: An Islamic Frontier State in Tenth-Century Provence," Comitatus 41 (2010): 23–76.

News

—History Students Awarded 47 Research Grants in 2017–18
Discusses Archival Research in Spain and Morocco