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Stuart Laing

Stuart Laing had his first career in the British diplomatic service, specializing in Arab affairs. After working in Saudi Arabia (twice) and Egypt, he was Ambassador in Oman and then in Kuwait. Since 2008 he has been Master of Corpus Christi College, Cambridge, where – in between his duties to the College and the University – he has researched and written on British-Omani history, and the abolition of slavery in East Africa and the Indian Ocean.