Stories about "Ali Akhtar"
Bates announces eight faculty promotions, including tenure, for 2018–19

Friday, August 10, 2018 8:00 am

The faculty promotions offer "outstanding examples of the consequential scholarship and creative work going on at Bates," says Dean of the Faculty Malcolm Hill.

Why the sultans read Socrates

Friday, February 16, 2018 1:14 pm

Ali Akhtar's first book explores how medieval caliphates were ruled, and how ancient thought influenced the rulers and their people.

Bates College lectures to explore intersections of religion, trade, culture in Mediterranean

Friday, November 8, 2013 3:34 pm

The Bates College lecture series "Byzantium and Islam: Art, Poetry and Sound at the Crossroads of the Mediterranean Sea" resumes Nov. 14.

Ali Humayun Akhtar, assistant professor of religious studies and of classical and medieval studies

Wednesday, October 17, 2012 10:40 am

Ali Humayun Akhtar studies the complex interactions among political, religious and intellectual establishments in Europe and the Islamic world in medieval and early modern times.

Bates announces new tenure-track faculty teaching in autumn 2012

Wednesday, October 17, 2012 8:29 am

Six new tenure-track members of the faculty began teaching at Bates in autumn 2012, representing dance, economics, German, neuroscience and psychology, religious studies, and classical and medieval studies.