Hugh Kennedy

Professor Hugh Kennedy

Hugh Kennedy is Professor of Arabic at SOAS where he specialises in the History of the Islamic Middle East, Islamic Archaeology and Muslim Spain.

THE COURT OF THE CALIPHS was published by Weidenfeld & Nicholson in 2004, followed by THE GREAT ARAB CONQUESTS in June 2007.

Hugh’s latest book, CALIPHATE: THE HISTORY OF AN IDEA , was published by the newly relaunched Pelican Books imprint at Penguin in the UK and by Basic Books in the US.