Sophia Vasalou studied Arabic in London and has a PhD in classical Islamic theology. She has been a junior research fellow at Gonville and Caius College, Cambridge, and has taught moral philosophy and other subjects at the European College of Liberal Arts in Berlin. She is currently a Research Fellow at Oxford Brookes University, and is the author of several books including Moral Agents and their Deserts: The Character of Mu'tazilite Ethics (2008) and Schopenhauer and the Aesthetic Standpoint: Philosophy as a Practice of the Sublime (2013).

Contributor's Issues

Banipal 65 - The Beautiful Creatures of Fadhil Al-Azzawi (Summer 2019)

Banipal 54 - ECHOES (Autumn/Winter 2015)

Banipal 67 - Elias Khoury, The Novelist (Spring 2020)

Banipal 52 - New Fiction (2015)

Banipal 40 - Libyan Fiction (2011)

Banipal 42 - New Writing from the Emirates (2011)