Past Event

CGT Lunchtime Seminar with Hafsa Kanjwal: "State-Formation in a ‘Disputed Territory’: The Case of Naya (New) Kashmir"

November 8, 2018
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Fayerweather Hall, 1180 Amsterdam Ave., New York, NY 10027 Room 411
Hafsa Kanjwal is an Assistant Professor of South Asian History at Lafayette College. Her areas of research include South Asia, Kashmir, Islam, Women’s and Gender Studies, and Islam in America. Kanjwal holds a B.S. in Regional Studies of the Muslim World from Georgetown University and a Ph.D. in History and Women’s Studies from the University of Michigan. She wrote her dissertation on the social and political history of post-partition Kashmir, and has written on Kashmir for a variety of news outlets including the Washington Post, Al Jazeera America, Kindle magazine, Foreign Policy, Kashmir Life, Kashmir Ink, and the Al Jazeera Center for Study. She will discuss "State-Formation in a ‘Disputed Territory’: The Case of Naya (New) Kashmir". Discussion will be moderated by Manan Ahmed, Associate Professor of History and Member of the Committee on Global Thought. The Committee on Global Thought (CGT) Lunchtime Seminars are a forum for Columbia University faculty and visiting scholars to present current research characterizing and assessing issues of global importance. No registration is required. Light lunch will be available.

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