B.A. Bordeaux-Montaigne University; M.A. King's College London; M.A. Panthéon-Sorbonne University.
Year of Matriculation
Areas of Interest
Political and social history of the late Medieval Islamic World. Central and Inner Asian History. Pastoral nomadism.
Romain Thurin specializes in the political and social history of the late Medieval Islamic World. His research interests focus on the history of Anatolia under the Seljuks, the Mongols and the early Beyliks.
Other interests include the history of Central and Inner Asian pastoral nomads and their relationship to neighboring Persianate and East-Asian polities.
Recent Scholarly Activity
Publications: "Armenians," "Enarees," "Germanii" In The Herodotus Encyclopedia, edited by Christopher A. Baron. 3 volumes. Wiley, forthcoming (2018) print and online.
Awards and grants:
2018 CSLC international study language grant
2018 Duffy Fellowship
2016 Presidential Scholarship