Ayesha Jalal Presents to EPIIC Students on India, Pakistan and Kashmir

IGL News
Dec 02

Ayesha Jalal is the Mary Richardson Professor of History at Tufts University. Jalal has been Fellow of Trinity College, Cambridge (1980-1984); Leverhulme Fellow at the Centre of South Asian Studies, Cambridge (1984-1987); Fellow of the Woodrow Wilson Center for International Scholars in Washington D.C. (1985-1986); and Academy Scholar at the Harvard Academy for International and Area Studies (1988-1990). From 1998-2003 she was a MacArthur Fellow. Her publications include The Sole Spokesman: Jinnah, the Muslim League and the Demand for Pakistan; The State of Martial Rule: the Origins of Pakistan’s Political Economy of Defence; and Democracy and Authoritarianism in South Asia: a Comparative and Historical Perspective. Jalal has co-authored Modern South Asia: History, Culture and Political Economy with Sugata Bose. Her study of Muslim identity in the subcontinent, entitled Self and Sovereignty: the Muslim Individual and the Community of Islam in South Asia since c.1850. Her most recent book is Partisans of Allah: Jihad in South Asia.