Christian Mauder Receives 2018 Malcolm H. Kerr Dissertation Award
The Middle East Studies Association recognizes Mauder's dissertation, "In the Sultan’s Salon: Learning, Religion and Rulership at the Mamluk Court of Qāniṣawh al-Ghawrī (r. 1501–1516)," as "the first to thoroughly investigate court culture in Islamic history and the first to focus on Mamluk court culture under the rule of Qanisawh al-Ghawri," praising Mauder's analytical rigor, innovative methodology, creative thinking, beautiful writing, and thoroughness.
Earlier this month, Mauder received the 2018 Christian-Gottlob-Heyne-Preis for the same disseration.
Mauder continues to work on this subject as part of a book project at IAS.
Read more at the Middle East Studies Association.