Professor Charles Burnett Awarded Honorary Doctorate of Philosophy

Thu 14 June 2018


We are pleased to report that Charles Burnett, professor of the history of Islamic influences in Europe at the Warburg Institute, has been awarded an Honorary Doctor of Philosophy by the University of Gothenburg, Sweden. The honour recognises his contribution to the knowledge of the transmission of Arabic sciences and philosophy into the medieval Latin tradition.

Professor Burnett, who joined the Warburg Insitute at the School of Advanced Study (SAS) in 1985, will collect his honorary degree at the Swedish Exhibition and Congress Centre on 19 October.