Meet the Author


Eric Geoffroy

Expert in Islamic thought and spirituality, he teaches Islamology at the University of Strasbourg, and is a member of the Arab Academy of Cairo. Specialist of Sufism, he also works on the issues of spirituality in the contemporary world. He is a member of several international research groups, such as Kalam, Research & Media (KRM), and intervenes as scientific and editorial adviser on Islam (Fondapol, Cahiers de l'Islam, Religions-Adyan ...). He is a chronicler in the magazine Ultreïa, and writes regularly in The World of Religions. He has written about twenty articles in the Encyclopaedia of Islam 2 and 3, and is the author of more than a dozen books.

Works by the Author

Photographs 1842-1896: An Early Album of the World

Co-edition with the Louvre Abu Dhabi and Musée du Quai Branly - Jacques Chirac