Christoph Werner

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Christoph Werner

Advisory board member


Christoph Werner holds the chair in Iranian Studies at the University of Bamberg.

His research interests include Qajar history, diplomatics, vaqf-studies as well as Persian literature, both classical and modern.

He is head of the Iranian Studies section within the German Oriental Society and president of the Societas Iranologica Europaea.

Recent publications include "Die 'Privaturkunde' im persisch-islamischen Kultur- und Rechtsbereich. Herausforderungen einer komparatistischen Diplomatik", in: Die Urkunde: Text - Bild - Objekt (Das Mittelalter. Perspektiven mediävistischer Forschung, Beihefte12), hg.

Andrea Stieldorf, Berlin 2019, S. 141-160 and the forthcoming volume "Families, Authority, and the Transmission of Knowledge in the Early Modern Middle East," ed. C. U. Werner et al, Turnhout: Brepols, in production for 08/2021.