Zoltan Pall

Dr Pall is an anthropologist specialising in transnational Islamic movements in the Middle East and Southeast Asia. His main research topics include the structure and function of transnational Muslim networks, the political dynamics of Islamic movements and religious authority. His current research in MEI focuses on Salafism and Muslim transnational charities in the Arabian Gulf and Southeast Asia.

Before obtaining his PhD from Utrecht University, he was a visiting research fellow at the International Institute for the Study of Islam in the Modern World (ISIM) in Leiden and a research fellow at Utrecht University. He has published books, articles and policy papers on Salafism in Kuwait, Lebanon and Southeast Asia, and is the author of Salafism in Lebanon: Local and Transnational Movements (Cambridge University Press, 2018).