Dr Gabrielle van den Berg (NISIS board member)
Assistant professor at the Leiden Institute for Area Studies.
- Oral traditions of the Ismailis of Tajik Badakhshan;
- 'Heterodox' literature in the Safavid Empire and the rise of Shiism as a state religion in Iran; - Persian epic poetry & manuscripts;
- Cultural encounters in Central Asia.
Berg, van den G., Minstrel Poetry from the Pamir Mountains: A Study into the Songs and Poems of the Ismailis of Tajik Badakhshan, Reichert Verlag, Wiesbaden 2004
Shahnama Studies II – The Reception of Firdausi’s Shahnama, Brill, Leiden 2012.
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For Van den Berg's university webpage, click here.