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Research Project

A Worldwide Literature: Jami (1414-1492) in the Dar Al-Islam and Beyond

2013 – 2014

Project Summary

The preparation of a digital corpus of the classical Persian poet’s works along with commentaries helped answer crucial questions largely neglected by Islamic historiography.

Research Team

Thibaut d’Hubert

Thibaut d’Hubert

Associate Professor, South Asian Languages and Civilizations

University of Chicago

Thibaut d’Hubert works on Middle Bengali poetry and Indo-Persian literature. His primary domain of research is the history of literary practices in eastern India and, more generally, the study of poetics in multilingual contexts. His approach brings together textual criticism, literary...

Alexandre Papas

Alexandre Papas

Research Fellow

Centre nationale de la Recherche Scientifique

Born in 1973, Alexandre Papas is a historian of Islam and Central Asia. His work deals mainly with Sufi mysticism, saint veneration and politico-religious issues in Central Asia and the neighboring areas (China, Tibet, and Northern India) from the 16th century to present. He has been a research...


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