Ronit Yoeli-Tlalim is a Senior Lecturer in the History Department at Goldsmiths, University of London. Yoeli-Tlalim’s research deals with the transmission of medical ideas along the so-called ‘Silk-Roads’. Within this general scope, she has been working on the history of early Tibetan medicine, based primarily on manuscripts found in the Dunhuang caves. This work followed up on her work which consisted part of the 'Islam and Tibet' project at the Warburg Institute.
Ronit Yoeli-Tlalim has co-edited three volumes with Anna Akasoy and Charles Burnett: Rashīd al-Dīn as an Agent and Mediator of Cultural Exchanges in Ilkhanid Iran (2013); Islam and Tibet: Interactions along the Musk Routes (2011) and Astro-Medicine: Astrology and Medicine, East and West (2008). She has also co-edited (with Vivienne Lo) the Silk Roads Special Issue of Asian Medicine: Tradition and Modernity (2007).