Alasdair Watson

Alasdair Watson

Bahari Curator at the Bodleian Libraries with responsibility for Middle Eastern and Islamic manuscripts at University of Oxford

Alasdair Watson is Bahari Curator at the Bodleian Libraries with responsibility for Middle Eastern and Islamic manuscripts. He is also a Welcome Research Fellow for the History of Medicine at the Oriental Institute, Oxford. Alasdair’s current research includes the Qur’anic manuscripts of Tipu Sultan, 9th–10th century Islamic codicology, and the philosopher physicians of Iraq and Iran in the 9th–13th centuries.