The Cow and the Caliphate: Debating Hindu-Muslim Friendship in Colonial India

Mon, Aug 31, 2020, 12:00 pm to 1:20 pm
Open to the Public - Registration required
The Department & Program in Near Eastern Studies

Speaker: SherAli Tareen, Franklin and Marshall College
Respondent: Muhammad Qasim Zaman, Princeton University

SherAli Tareen is Associate Professor of Religious Studies at Franklin and Marshall College. His research centers on Muslim intellectual discourses and debates in early modern and modern South Asia. His first book Defending Muhammad in Modernity (University of Notre Dame Press, 2020) was recently awarded the American Institute of Pakistan Studies 2020 Book Prize. He is currently writing his second monograph titled "Hindu-Muslim Encounters: Power, Politics, Political Theology." Tareen is also the co-host of the popular academic podcast New Books in Islamic Studies.

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