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     Place birth : Germany
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   Email : ariv27@nus.edu.sg ; cwm_marcinkowski@yahoo.de ; iscmarcinkowski@ntu.edu.sg      More : Place of Work: University of Singapore, Asia Research Institute, ARI Christoph Marcinkowski (b.1964 in Berlin) is an award-winning scholar in Islamic, Southeast Asian, and Iranian studies and has spent several years in Iran (1984-86) and Malaysia (1995-2004). He had been Senior Research Fellow (1999-2002) and Associate Professor of History (2002-04) at the International Institute of Islamic Thought of Civilization (ISTAC), Kuala Lumpur, and Associate Research Scholar and member of the editorial staff of Encyclopaedia Iranica at the Center for Iranian Studies, Columbia University, New York City (2004-05). Currently, he is Visiting Research Scholar at the Institute of Defence and Strategic Studies (IDSS) at Nanyang Technological University (NTU) as well as Visiting Affiliate at the Asia Research Institute (ARI), National University of Singapore. He has published eight books and about 60 articles in distinguished academic journals, in particular on issues pertaining to Islamic history and culture in Iran, Iraq, and Southeast Asia. Presently, he is working on a project related to the contemporary Iraq-Iran issue. Among his recent books are From Isfahan to Ayutthaya. Contacts Between Iran and Siam in the 17th Century (Singapore, 2005) and Shi’ite Islam in Southeast Asia. Basic Concepts, Historical Aspects, Contemporary Implications (Singapore, forthcoming).