Andrew Hammond


Faculty of Asian and Middle Eastern Studies

Research Interests:

Modern Islamic thought, Late Ottoman Islam, Arabic media, modern Gulf politics, early Islamic history


“Turkish Political and Cultural Texts: 1920 to the present,” “Modern Turkish Literary Texts,” “Late Ottoman and Modern Turkish History: From the Tanzimat to the present


Late Ottoman Origins of Modern Islamic Thought: Turkish and Egyptian Thinkers on the Disruption of Islamic Knowledge (Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press, 2022)

Popular Culture in North Africa and the Middle East (Santa Barbara: ABC-CLIO, 2017)

The Problem of the Quranic al-ṣamad,” Journal of the American Oriental Society, 143/3 (2023) 

“The Anglican Church Affair: A New Window on the Brief Rise and Fall of the Late Ottoman Islamists,” Journal of Ottoman and Turkish Studies Association, 8/1 (2021)

“Muslim Modernism in Turkish: Assessing the Thought of Late Ottoman Intellectual Mehmed Akif,” Die Welt des Islams, 62/2 (2022)

“‘The Imam of modern Egypt was a sceptic’: Mustafa Sabri’s radical critique of Muhammad ʿAbduh and modernist theology,” Journal of the Royal Asiatic Society, 32/2 (2022)

“Salafi Thought in Turkish Public Discourse since 1980,” International Journal of Middle East Studies, 49/3 (2017)

“Salafi publishing and contestation over orthodoxy and leadership in Sunni Islam,” in Wahhabism and the World: Understanding Saudi Arabia’s Global Influence on Islam, ed. Peter Mandaville (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2022)

“Saudi broadcasting media – A tool for regional influence,” in Routledge Handbook on Arab Media, ed. Noureddine Miladi and Noha Mellor (London: Routledge, 2020)