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Fellows 2015-16

Fellowships: Funded by Council of American Overseas Research Centers

Safoora Arbab
Field: Comparitive Literature
Project Title: Nonviolence Embodied and Representations of Violence in The North West Frontier of British India
Affiliated Institution: University of California-Los Angeles
Fellowship Type: Long-term, 4 months in United Kingdom
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Karen Greenwalt
Field: Art History
Project Title: Beyond the Nation: Rasheed Araeen, Bani Abidi, Hamra Abbas and the Art of MIgration
Affiliated Institution: University of Illinois-Chicago
Fellowship Type: Long-term, 3 months in London
Abstract               Final Report

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

Jeffrey Diamond
Field: History and Asian Studies
Project Title: An Alternative to Aligarh? Muhammad Hussain Azad, G.W. Leitner/Abdur Rasheed and Muslim Identity
Affiliated Institution: College of Saint Benedict/Saint John's University
Fellowship Type: Short-term, 3 months in Lahore and Islamabad
Abstract

Shahla Haeri
Field: Cultural Anthropology
Project Title: Muslim Women Rulers: From Bilquis to Benazir
Affiliated Institution: Boston University
Fellowship Type: Short-term, 2 months in Lahore and Islamabad
Abstract                Final Report

Farhat Haq
Field: Political Science
Project Title: Sacralizing the State: Islam and Democracy in Pakistan
Affiliated Institution: Monmouth College
Fellowship Type: Short-term, 4 months in Lahore and Islamabad
Abstract                 Final Report

Waris Husain
Field: Law
Project Title: The Juridicalization of Politics: Comparitive Study of Pakistan, India and the United States
Affiliated Institution: College of Saint Benedict/Saint John's University
Fellowship Type: Short-term, 2 months in Lahore and Islamabad
Abstract

Sameer Lalwani
Field: Political Science
Project Title: Selective Leviathans: Explaining South Asian State Strategies of Counter-Insurgency and Consolidation
Affiliated Institution: Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Fellowship Type: Short-term, 6 weeks in Lahore and Islamabad
Abstract

William Sherman
Field: Islamic Studies
Project Title: Mountains and Messiahs: Revelation, Language and Afghan Becomings in the 16th-17th Centuries
Affiliated Institution: Stanford University
Fellowship Type: Short-term, 4 weeks in Lahore and Islamabad
Abstract                   Final Report

Yasmin Saikia
Field: History
Project Title: Azadi: Middle actors' imagination of emancipation from British Colonialism
Affiliated Institution: Arizona State University
Fellowship Type: Short-term, 14 weeks in Lahore and Islamabad
Abstract                Final Report

SherAli Tareen
Field: Religious Studies/Islamic Studies
Project Title: Islam and the Ethics of Authenticity: Tradition, Reform and Innovation
Affiliated Institution: Franklin and Marshall College
Fellowship Type: Long-term, 6 months in Lahore and Islamabad
Abstract               Final Report

Fellowships: Funded on Unrestricted/Other Funds

Manamee Guha
Field: History
Project Title: Performing Britishness: The Social Club in Colonial India (1809-1947)
Affiliated Institution: University of Illinois-Chicago
Fellowship Type: Long-term, 7 months in London and India
Abstract               Final report

Maira Hayat
Field: Anthropology
Project Title: Ecologies of Water Governance in Pakistan: The Colony, Corporation and the Contemporary
Affiliated Institution: University of Chicago
Fellowship Type: Long-term, 5 months in London
Abstract               Final Report

Shayan Rajani
Field: History
Project Title: Reimagining the World, Remaking the Region: Textual Traditions of Geography in Modern South Asia
Affiliated Institution: Tufts Univesrity
Fellowship Type: Long-term, 8 months in London
Abstract                Final Report