Assessing the Effectiveness of Interfaith Initiatives
In collaboration with Georgetown University (Qatar) and the Doha International Center for Interfaith Dialogue (DICID), and with the generous support of the Qatar National Research Fund (QNRF), this Woolf Institute research project will deliver the first cross-country comparison of interfaith initiatives in Qatar, UK, and India.
Trust in Crisis
A multi-country research project examining trust within three separate approaches to generating local resources and enhancing individual self-awareness: inter-religious understanding, social action, and economic development.
Late Judaeo-Arabic Correspondence of Ottoman Traders
This project examines documentary Late Judaeo-Arabic, the most important mode of communication for the widespread network of the Jewish traders in the late Mamluk and Ottoman periods.
Wisdom and Greatness in One Place: the 15th-c. Alexandrian Trader Moses Ben Judah and His Circle
Together with her colleague Dotan Arad (Bar Ilan University), Dr Esther-Miriam Wagner is currently preparing an edition of mercantile letters from 15th-century Alexandria, which are part of the manuscript collections in the Bodleian.
From Tuscany to Alexandria: Arabic letters in the Prize Paper Collections
Dr Wagner is working on a new project, which deals with the Arabic letters of The Prize Paper Collections in the National Archives in Kew Gardens.
Living in Harmony
Living in Harmony will examine diasporic Jewish and Muslim communities from Aleppo and Baghdad through music and memory, both individual and collective, and encounter. This three-year project has been funded by the K C Shasha Charitable Foundation.
Religious Sisterhood: Encounters of Gender, Religion and Belonging in the UK
This ethnographic study focuses on the emergence of grassroot female interfaith initiatives, analysing the creative ways religious women negotiate their challenges and struggles as women of faith, together.