Photograph including Professor Christopher Shackle

Scope and Content

Single black and white photographic print of Professor Christopher Shackle, seated with two unidentified men. Photograph is stamped by M.A. Rahim, Press Photographer, Studio Milap, Hyderbard, India. Photograph size: 7.2 inches x 4.5 inches.

Administrative / Biographical History

Christopher Shackle studied Persian and Turkish at Oxford, following his BA with a Diploma and BLitt in Social Anthropology. He joined the South Asia Department at the School of Oriental and African Studies in 1966, and was appointed Professor in 1985. He served as Head of Department from 1983 to 1987 and as Pro-Director of SOAS from 1997 until 2003. Elected a Fellow of the British Academy in 1990, he received the 2004 Award of the Royal Asiatic Society and was given Pakistan's highest award for the arts, the Sitara-i-Imtiaz, in 2005.

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Acquisition Information

Transferred from SOAS Library Technical Services in February 2012.

Custodial History

Found within a book given to SOAS Library as part of the Professor Christopher Shackle bequest.

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