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Dr. Christoph Marcinkowski, scholar in Islamic, Iranian, and Southeast Asian Studies, editor, and journalist
Dr. Christoph Marcinkowski, scholar in Islamic, Iranian, and Southeast Asian Studies, editor, and journalist

Dr. Christoph Marcinkowski (born May 21, 1964 in Berlin, Germany) is a scholar in Islamic, Iranian, and Southeast Asian studies based in Singapore. He is also an editor and journalist. He studied Islamic Studies, Iranian Studies, Political Sciences and Journalism at Freie Universität Berlin, where he graduated in 1993 with a Master's degree. In 1995, Marcinkowski moved to Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, and worked at the International Institute of Islamic Thought and Civilization (ISTAC), an autonomous institution of the International Islamic University of Malaysia, for nine years. In August 1998, he earned a PhD degree from ISTAC where he subsequently taught as Senior Research Fellow (1999-2002) and Associate Professor of History (2002-2004). Following the ouster of ISTAC founder Syed Muhammad Naquib al-Attas and the cancellation of ISTAC's autonomy in 2004, Marcinkowski accepted a position as Associate Research Scholar and member of the editorial staff of Encyclopaedia Iranica at the Center for Iranian Studies at Columbia University, New York City, where he worked with its director, Professor Ehsan Yarshater. Since January 2006, he is a Visiting Research Fellow at the Institute of Defence and Strategic Studies (IDSS) at Nanyang Technological University (NTU), Singapore where he is currently working on an article series on future perspectives for Iran and Iraq. Since March 2006, he is also Visiting Affiliate at the Asia Research Institute [1] of National University of Singapore, where he is doing research on Shi'ite Islam in Singapore and Malaysia. He has published over 70 peer-reviewed articles in international journals as well as eight books. 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Aside from his native German and several other Western languages, Dr Marcinkowski is fluent in Persian, Arabic, and Turkish, and has access to Malay. He has appeared several times in the Singapore-based pan-Asian TV news channel Channel News Asia in interviews and uses to be consulted on issues pertaining to the contemporary Middle East (especially Iran, Iraq, and Lebanon) and Islam, in particular Shi'ism. He also contributes commentaries to the Singapore daily Straits Times. Persian is an Indo-European language spoken in Iran, Afghanistan, Tajikistan, Uzbekistan, Bahrain, Iraq, Azerbaijan, Armenia, Georgia, Southern Russia, neighboring countries, and elsewhere. ... The Arabic language (Arabic: ‎ translit: ), or simply Arabic (Arabic: ‎ translit: ), is the largest member of the Semitic branch of the Afro-Asiatic language family (classification: South Central Semitic) and is closely related to Hebrew and Aramaic. ... The Malay language, also known locally as Bahasa Melayu or Bahasa Malaysia, is an Austronesian language spoken by the Malay people who reside in the Malay Peninsula, southern Thailand, the Philippines, Singapore, central eastern Sumatra, the Riau islands, and parts of the coast of Borneo. ... Channel News Asia is a pan-Asian news channel based in Singapore and owned by Mediacorp. ... A map showing countries commonly considered to be part of the Middle East The Middle East is a region comprising the lands around the southern and eastern parts of the Mediterranean Sea, a territory that extends from the eastern Mediterranean Sea to the Persian Gulf. ... For other uses, including people named Islam, see Islam (disambiguation). ... Shia Islam (Arabic: or follower. ... The Straits Times is an English-language broadsheet newspaper based in Singapore. ...

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Awards

  • Marcinkowski's doctoral dissertation Mirza Rafi‘a's Dastur al-Muluk (published, see below) was awarded the Best Research on Iranian Culture Award for the Year 1379/2000 (First Prize in the International Category), conferred by Iran's then President Sayyed Mohammad Khatemi on behalf of the Iranian Ministry of Culture.

One of only two surviving administrative handbooks from early 18th-century Safavid Iran and important research tool for scholars in Iranian studies. ... President Khatami Hojjat ol-Eslam Seyyed Mohammad Khatami (Persian: حجت‌الاسلام سید محمد خاتمی; born October, 1943 in Ardakan) is the fifth and current President of Iran. ...

Major Works (Books)

  • Die Bedeutung und das Erleben von Glückseligkeit im Islam (Kuala Lumpur: ISTAC, 1998) (ISBN 983-9379-08-9), German tr. with intro. of Syed Muhammad Naquib al-Attas, The Meaning and Experience of Happiness in Islam (originally published by ISTAC in 1993).
  • Islam und die geistigen Grundlagen von Wissenschaft (Kuala Lumpur: ISTAC, 2001) (ISBN 983-9379-13-5), German tr. with intro. of Syed Muhammad Naquib al-Attas, Islam and the Philosophy of Science (originally published by ISTAC in 1989).
  • Mirza Rafi‘a's Dastur al-Muluk: A Manual of Later Safavid Administration. Annotated English Translation, Comments on the Offices and Services, and Facsimile of the Unique Persian Manuscript (Kuala Lumpur: ISTAC, 2002) (ISBN 983-9379-26-7).
  • Persian Historiography and Geography: Bertold Spuler on Major Works Produced in Iran, the Caucasus, Central Asia, India and Early Ottoman Turkey, with a foreword by Professor Clifford Edmund Bosworth, Fellow of the British Academy (Singapore: Pustaka Nasional, 2003) (ISBN 9971-77-488-7).
  • Measures and Weights in the Islamic World. An English Translation of Professor Walther Hinz's Handbook "Islamische Maße und Gewichte," with a foreword by Professor Clifford Edmund Bosworth (Kuala Lumpur: ISTAC, 2003) (ISBN 983-9379-27-5).
  • Religion and Politics in Iraq. Shi'ite Clerics between Quietism and Resistance, with a foreword by Professor Hamid Algar, University of California at Berkeley (Singapore: Pustaka Nasional, 2004) (ISBN 9971-77-513-1).
  • From Isfahan to Ayutthaya: Contacts between Iran and Siam in the 17th Century, with a foreword by Professor Ehsan Yarshater, Columbia University (Singapore: Pustaka Nasional, 2005) (ISBN 9971-77-491-7).
  • Shi'ite Islam in Southeast Asia. Basic Concepts, Historical and Cultural Aspects, Contemporary Implications, with a foreword by Professor Bryan Turner [2]/, Asia Research Institute, National University of Singapore (Berlin and Heidelberg: Springer Verlag, forthcoming [see Springer Science+Business Media [3]]).

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See also

Iranology is an interdisciplinary field dealing with the study of Iranian cultural continent. ... Islamic Studies is the academic discipline which focuses on Islamic issues. ... This page meets Wikipedias criteria for speedy deletion. ... Islamic scholars are Muslim and non-Muslim scholars who work in one or more fields of Islamic studies. ...

External links

  • Staff profiles at the Institute of Defence and Strategic Studies at Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
  • Staff profiles at the Asia Research Institute of National University of Singapore

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