It is with a heavy heart that we announce the passing of Professor Peter Sluglett on August 10, 2017.
Prof.Sluglett served as Director at the Middle East Institute from 2014- 2016. A historian of the 19th and 20th century Middle East, he joined the Institute as a Visiting Research Professor in September 2011, having spent much of his career at the University of Durham (1974-1993) and subsequently at the University of Utah in Salt Lake City (1994-2011).
Prof. Sluglett will be remembered most fondly by all of us. Our deepest condolences to his family and loved ones.