Alba Fedeli

Board Member

Alba Fedeli is a Research Associate at the Asien-Afrika-Institut, Universität Hamburg, working on the transmission of early qurʾanic manuscripts. She received her Ph.D. from the University of Birmingham, UK, after studying in Italy with Sergio Noja Noseda. Fedeli stirred up media frenzy after the BBC announcement that the “Birmingham Qurʾan” manuscript dates to Muhammad’s lifetime. Her publications reflect her research interests in early Qurʾanic manuscripts. Her work on the Mingana-Lewis palimpsest has been uploaded on the Cambridge Digital Library.