Maaike van Berkel

University of Amsterdam, Netherlands (UNIAM)
Maaike van Berkel

Maaike van Berkel is Associate Professor of Medieval History at the University of Amsterdam. Her research focuses on state administration, communication and urban life in the medieval Middle Eastern world. Her project within ANTICORRP focuses on continuities and changes in both the theory on good governance and the practice of anti-corruption measures of two central and important Middle Eastern empires, the ʿAbbāsid (8th-10th centuries) and Mamlūk (13-15th centuries) empires.