Mohamad Ballan

Research Interests

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

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Benny Bar-Lavi

Research Interests

Intellectual history; political theology and political philosophy in early modern Europe; longue durée history of ideas; the reception of Machiavelli and Spinoza; Jewish-Christian intellectual relations in early modern Europe; early modern Spain; conversos; the Western Sephardi Diaspora

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Arthur Clement

Research Interests

Development of human sciences in the nineteenth century; emergence of the religious sciences in France; relationship between the human sciences and the natural sciences, natural history, morphology, and embryology; social and political contexts of knowledge formation; dialogue between science and religion as part secularism in France

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Oliver Cussen

Research Interests

Old regime France; European imperialism; political economy and the history of capitalism; the Enlightenment; intellectual history; environmental history

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Brandon Deadman

Research Interests

History of the human sciences in modern France and Germany; Kulturkritik and Kulturpessimismus; religious studies, esotericism, and political radicalism; social theory and philosophical anthropology; German idealism and hermeneutic phenomenology; French poststructuralism; history of perception, ontology, and technics; the ontological turn; New Wittgensteinian approaches to history-writing

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