!!!Nicholas John Sims-Williams
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__Present and Previous Positions__
* 2004-7, 2012- Research Professor of Iranian and Central Asian Studies, SOAS, University of London
* 2008-11 Professorial Researcher, SOAS, University of London
* 1994 Professor of Iranian and Central Asian Studies, SOAS, University of London 
* 1989 Reader in Iranian Studies, SOAS, University of London
* 1976 Lecturer in Iranian Languages, SOAS, University of London
* 1975 Research Fellow, Gonville and Caius College, University of Cambridge
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__Fields of Scholarship__
* Iranian studies
* Sogdian language
* Bactrian language
* Ancient Central Asia
* Central Asiatic languages
* Central Asiatic scripts
* Philology and textology
* Palaeography and decipherment
* Christianity in Central Asia
* Manichaeism in Central Asia
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__Honours and Awards__
* 2011 Honorary Member, American Oriental Society
* 2010 Chairman, The Ancient India and Iran Trust, Cambridge
* 2010 Vice-President, Union Académique Internationale, Brussels
* 2010 Senior Fellow, Institute for the Study of the Ancient World, New York
* 2009 "Book of the Year Prize" of the Islamic Republic of Iran
* 2009 "Exegisti Monumenta. Festschrift in Honour of Nicholas Sims-Williams", Wiesbaden: Harrassowitz, 596 pp.
* 2003 President of the Philological Society
* 2002 Associé Étranger of the Académie des Inscriptions et Belles Lettres, Institut de France
* 2002 Chairman of the Corpus Inscriptionum Iranicarum
* 2002 Leverhulme Major Research Fellowship
* 2001 Visiting Professor, University of Rome “La Sapienza”
* 2000 Ehsan Yarshater Distinguished Lectures on Iranian Studies, Harvard University
* 1999 Visiting Professor, Collège de France
* 1998 Visiting Professor, Macquarie University, Sydney
* 1997 Hirayama prize for Silk Road Studies
* 1992 British Academy Research Readership
* 1990 Corresponding Member of the Austrian Academy of Sciences
* 1989 Corresponding Member of the Istituto Italiano per il Medio ed Estremo Oriente
* 1988 Fellow of the British Academy
* 1988 Prix Ghirshman, Académie des Inscriptions et Belles Lettres
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