Univ.-Prof. Dr. phil.

Michal Biran

Michal Biran

Corresponding Member of the Division of Humanities and the Social Sciences abroad since 2021

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Selected Memberships:

  • Israel Academy of Sciences and Humanities;
  • American Association of Asian Studies
  • The Mongolia Society
  • The Middle East and Islamic Studies Association of Israel

Selected Prizes:

  • The Anneliese Maier Research Award, Alexander von Humboldt Foundation (Asian Studies)
  • The Michael Bruno Prize, The Rothschild Foundation (Islamic and Middle Eastern Studies)
  • The Landau Prize for Research and Sciences (History of East Asia and Its Cultures)
  • The Klachky Prize for the Advancement of the Frontiers of Science, HUJI
  • The Yoram Ben-Porat Presidential Prize for Excelling Young Researcher, HUJI

Selected Publications:

  • Biran, Michal The Mongol Empire and the Inter-Civilizational Exchange. In: Benjamin Z. Kedar, Merry Wiesner-Hanks (Hrsg.), The Cambridge History of the World: Vol. 5; Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.
  • Biran, Michal Libraries, Books and Transmission of Knowledge in Ilkhanid Baghdad., Mobility and Transformation: Cultural Exchange in Mongol Eurasia, Special Issue JESHO 62/2-3.
  • Biran, Michal Chinggis Khan, The Makers of the Muslim World.; Oxford: One World Publications.
  • Biran, Michal Qaidu and the Rise of the Independent Mongol State in Central Asia.; Richmond, Surrey: Curzon Press.
  • Biran, Michal The Qara Khitai Empire in Eurasian History: Between China and the Islamic World.; Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.