Almond, Ian

Ian Almond is a British academic who teaches English Literature at Georgia State University in Atlanta. He has lived in many other parts of the world: Germany, Italy, India, and Turkey, where he taught for six years at Bogazici University in Istanbul. Almond considers himself to be a Christian Socialist. Besides the two books featured in his Rorotoko interviews, Two Faiths, One Banner (Harvard University Press/I.B.Tauris, 2009) and History of Islam in German Thought (Routledge, 2009), Ian Almond is also the author of Sufism and Deconstruction (Routledge, 2004), and The New Orientalists: Postmodern Representations of Islam (I.B.Tauris, 2007). His books have been translated into Arabic, Korean, Persian, Bosnian and Indonesian.

On Rorotoko:

On his book Two Faiths, One Banner: When Muslims Marched with Christians across Europe’s Battlegrounds
(Our Cover Feature of April 27, 2009)

On his book History of Islam in German Thought: From Leibniz to Nietzsche
(Our Cover Feature of December 20, 2009)