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Fellows 2014-15

Fellowships: Funded by Council of American Overseas Research Centers

Elizabeth Lhost
Field: South Asian Languages and Civilizations, Area Studies/History
Project Title: Between Community and Qānūn: Documenting Islamic legal practice in 19th-century South Asia
Affiliated Institution: University of Chicago
Fellowship Type: Long-term, 3 months in London
Abstract    Final Report

Ameem Lutfi
Field: Anthropology and History
Affiliated Institution: Duke University
Project Title: Soldiering the Seas: Baloch mercenaries and state building in Bahrain and Pakistan
Fellowship Type: Long-term, 6 months in Manama, Zanzibar, & Mumbai
Abstract    Final Report

Waleed Ziad (funded by other sources)
Field: South and Central Asia, History
Project Title: Trans-regional Authority in the Age of Political Fragmentation and the Great Game
Affiliated Institution: Yale University
Fellowship Type: Long-term, 4 months in Uzbekistan, UK
Abstract    Final Report

Short-Term Fellowships: Funded by Public Affairs Section, American Embassy, Islamabad, Pakistan

Chad Haines
Field: Religious Studies

Project Title: Being Muslim, Being Global: Everyday Ethics, Urban Sociality, and Islamic Modernity in Islamabad
Affiliated Institution: Arizona State University
Fellowship Type: Short-term, 1.5 months in Lahore
Abstract       Final Report

Elizabeth Bolton
Field: Media Studies

Project Title: Tele-guiding: Religion and Television in Contemporary Pakistan
Affiliated Institution: University of Texas at Austin
Fellowship Type: Short-term, 5 months in Islamabad
Abstract   Final Report

Waqas H. Butt
Field: Cultural Anthropology

Project Title: Cleaning the City of Waste: Labor and Infrastructure in Colonial and Contemporary Lahore
Affiliated Institution: University of California, San Diego
Fellowship Type: Short-term, 5 months in Lahore
Abstract       Final Report

Lubna Chaudhry
Field: Sociocultural Studies in Education
Project Title: Pakistani Christians: Perspectives on Violence, Identity, and Citizenship
Affiliated Institution: State University of New York, Binghamton
Fellowship Type: Short-term, 2 months in Islamabad
Abstract       Final Report

Filomena Critelli
Field: Social Welfare Project Title: An Examination of NGO Strategies and Interventions to Address Gender-Based Violence in Pakistan: Imp
Affiliated Institution: University at Buffalo
Fellowship Type: Short-term, 2 months in Islamabad and Lahore
Abstract    Final Report

Samina Iqbal
Field: Art History
Project Title: Modern Art of Pakistan: Lahore Art Circle 1947-1957
Affiliated Institution: Virginia Commonwealth University
Fellowship Type: Short-term, 2 months in Islamabad and Lahore
Abstract    Final Report

Abbas Jaffer
Field: Social Anthropology Project Title: Rocking Online: Digital Publics and Pakistani Music
Affiliated Institution: Harvard University
Fellowship Type: Short-term, 5 months in Lahore
Abstract   Final Report

Christopher Candland
Field: Development Studies

Project Title: Workshop-based Research Consultations on “Faith and Survival”
Affiliated Institution: Wellesley College
Fellowship Type: Short-term, 1 month in Islamabad and Lahore
Abstract   Final Report

Sayyeda Zehra Razvi
Field: Comparative Literature
Project Title: A Space & Time for Storytelling: Reconfiguring of Spatial & Temporal Experience in the Work of Intizar Husain
Affiliated Institution: University of California Davis
Fellowship Type: Short-term, 2 months in Lahore, Pakistan
Abstract     Final Report