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Fellows 2016 - 17

Fellowships: Funded by Council of American Overseas Research Centers
*Funding provided by the Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs (ECA) of the U.S. Department of State through a grant from the Council of American Overseas Research Centers (CAORC).

Brian Bond
Field: 
Ethnomusicology
Project Title
: Sindhi Sufi Poetry Performance in the India-Pakistan Borderland
Affiliated Institution: The Graduate Center, CUNY
Fellowship Type: 
Long term, nine months in India
Abstract                     Final Report

Katherine Blank
Field
: History
Project Title: "O Women, reform and mend your ways": The Gendering of Knowledge in the Muslim Reformist Discourse of Modern South Asia
Affiliated Institution: 
University of Washington
Fellowship Type: Long term, three months in London
Abstract                    Final Report

Neelam Khoja
Field: Histories and Cultures of Muslin Societies
Project Title: Politics, Power, and Persianate Punjab, 1707-1857
Affiliated Institution: Harvard University
Fellowship Type: Long term, three months in UK and France
Abstract                   Final Report

Rajbir Judge
Field: History
Project Title: Occult Intrigue: Sikhs, Anti-Colonial Resistance, and the Theosophical Society
Affiliated Institution: University of California, Davis
Fellowship Type: Long term, five months in India, Hungary, and the UK
Abstract                    Final Report

Fellowships: Funded by Council of American Overseas Research Centers

Murard Mumtaz
Field: 
South Asian Art History
Project Title: Remembering the Friends of God: An Unclaimed Genre of Indian Devotional Portraiture
Affiliated Institution: University of Virginia
Fellowship Type: Long term, four months in England, France, Ireland, and Switzerland

Abstract                    Final Report

Fellowships: Funded by US Embassy and Pakistan

Yasmin Saikia
Field: History
Project Title: Azadi: Middle actors’ imagination of emancipation from British Colonialism
Affiliated Institution: Arizona State University
Fellowship Type: Long term, four months in Pakistan
Abstract                    Final Report