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Siobhan Lambert-Hurley

Reader in International History, University of Sheffield

Siobhan Lambert-Hurley is Reader in International History at the University of Sheffield. Her research focuses on women, gender and Islam in South Asia. It has been funded by the Leverhulme Trust, the AHRC, the British Academy, HEFCE, and the Social Studies and Humanities Research Council of Canada, and she was visiting faculty at the University of British Columbia in 2013-14 and 2017. Recently, she led an international research network funded by the AHRC on 'Women's Autobiography in Islamic Societies' and a teaching project funded by the Higher Education Academy on 'Accessing Muslim Lives: Translating and Digitising Autobiographical Writings for Teaching and Learning'.

Her current project funded by the Leverhulme Trust is 'Veiled Voyagers: Muslim Women Travellers from Asia and the Middle East' (2015-18).


  • –present
    Reader in International History, University of Sheffield


  • 1998 
    School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London, PhD History