State-Formation in a ‘Disputed Territory’:

The Case of Naya (New) Kashmir

Hafsa Kanjwal

Moderated by Manan Ahmed

November 8, 2018 · 12-1PM

Columbia University, Fayerweather Hall, Room 411

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About the Speaker

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.

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The seminars take place on Thursdays from 12-1pm in Fayerweather Hall, Room 411 unless otherwise noted.