Talks by Dr. Razak Khan – October 8th and 9th

Please join us for two talks by Razak Khan (PhD) on October 8th and 9th. These talks are part of the Rama Watumull Collaborative Lecture Series (RWCLS) of the Center for South Asian Studies (CSAS). Feel free to share this announcement within your networks. These events are free and open to public.

We look forward to seeing you!

Dr. Razak Khan is a Research Fellow at The Erlangen Centre for Islam and Law in Europe (EZIRE) Friedrich–Alexander University Erlangen–Nürnberg. He studied Modern Indian History at the University of Delhi and was awarded a DPhil from the Berlin Graduate School Muslim Cultures and Societies (BGSMCS), Freie Universität, Berlin in 2014. Subsequently, he was a postdoctoral fellow at the Centre for the History of Emotions at the Max Planck Institute for Human Development, Berlin and Centre for Modern Indian Studies, Göttingen University. His current research project is titled “Minor Cosmopolitanism: Politics of Education, National Integration and Minority Citizenship in the Life and Writings of Syed Abid Husain (1896-1978).”and examines the entangled history of Muslim and German-Jewish intellectualism. He has edited a special issue of the Journal of the Economic and Social History of the Orient (58:5, 2015). He has also published blog posts and commentaries in the TRAFO – Blog for Transregional Research and Economic and Political Weekly and several book reviews. He is completing a book, Minority Pasts: Locality, Emotions, and Identities in Rampur, for Oxford University Press, Global.