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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2020) 40 (2): 309–321.
Published: 01 August 2020
... and encounters with German scholars during the First World War and in Weimar Germany until the brothers' return to India. Taking into consideration the asymmetries at play, the article looks at the motivations for the interest in knowledge exchange on the German and on the Indian sides, which changed...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2011) 31 (2): 538–544.
Published: 01 August 2011
...Yigal Bronner © 2011 by Duke University Press 2011 A Road Map for Future Studies: The Language of the Gods in the World of Scholars REVIEW ESSAY Yigal Bronner...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2011) 31 (1): 124–132.
Published: 01 May 2011
...Fauzia Erfan Ahmed Scholars who argue for the compatibility of Islam with democracy tend to gloss over the fact that the separation of religion and state has not taken place in the history of the Muslim world. In fact, little research has been carried out on contemporary efforts to make...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2016) 36 (1): 174–177.
Published: 01 May 2016
... activist scholars at a time when the French Republic had collapsed under the Nazi assault and the African colonized elite was in revolt, intellectually and politically. Mahmood's introduction is followed by an assessment of the Grovogui's book by a number of scholars...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2018) 38 (1): 107–121.
Published: 01 May 2018
... of reasoning in legal opinions authored by Islamic scholars, notably Yusuf al-Qaradawi, at the time of the Egyptian Revolution (2011). This text analyzes also the relationship between interiority and exteriority in ethical practices enabled by these legal options and exemplified by the assessment...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2022) 42 (2): 381–387.
Published: 01 August 2022
... in a Sanskrit worldview, Hindi intellectuals exhibited newness in their theorization of the art of poetic craft. Engaging with Busch's work on the ritigranth genre, this article demonstrates how the poet-scholars of Rajasthan who were experts in Brajbhasha and Marwari—or Hindi and Rajasthani, respectively...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2011) 31 (2): 411–424.
Published: 01 August 2011
...Amy Motlagh The proliferation of popular memoirs by Iranian American women that began in 2003 engendered a vigorous debate in the scholarly community, particularly among Iranian American scholars. Much of the debate has centered on the perception that the memoirists are offering a personal story...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2008) 28 (3): 428–442.
Published: 01 December 2008
...Orit Bashkin This essay highlights silenced aspects of Arab-Iraqi nationalism. While scholars of Iraqi nationalism paid great heed to intellectuals affiliated with the state, I explore sources that were written outside of official circles, namely, novels, to rescue a more nuanced understanding...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2009) 29 (2): 213–229.
Published: 01 August 2009
... of communication between eastern and southern Asia concerning the exchange of ideas linked to these practices, and where some scholars presume direct, linear exchange, and obvious congruity, others see radical difference and discontinuity. Taking the inspired work of the Bengali scholar Prabodh Candar Bagchi...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2010) 30 (3): 341–355.
Published: 01 December 2010
...Firoozeh Papan-Matin `Ayn al-Qudat (AD 1096/98–1131) was a significant scholar of Islamic mysticism whose teachings inspired others and especially the early Chishti mystics of India. This article discusses the importance of `Ayn al-Qudat through an analysis of his work and his reception by medieval...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2023) 43 (3): 337–342.
Published: 01 December 2023
...Rosie Bsheer; Mohammed Alsudairi Abstract This introduction to the special section “Inter-Asian Cold War Linkages” shows how an interdisciplinary group of ten scholars take up the understudied Cold War linkages between the Middle East, on the one hand, and East and South Asia on the other...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2012) 32 (3): 484–491.
Published: 01 December 2012
... of comparative literature in Iran in the light of younger scholars’ and graduate students’ interest in interdisciplinary studies, translation, and world literature. This article is a revised version of a paper presented at the American Comparative Literature Association (ACLA) Conference, “Creoles...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2017) 37 (1): 103–112.
Published: 01 May 2017
...Lara Deeb; Jessica Winegar In their recent book, Anthropology's Politics: Disciplining the Middle East (Stanford University Press, 2016), Lara Deeb and Jessica Winegar provide the first academic study of how political and economic pressures shape the way scholars based in the United States research...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2017) 37 (1): 113–116.
Published: 01 May 2017
...Sheldon Pollock The past fifty years have seen a profound endangerment of the world's humanities capacity. While the crisis is far from unknown in the United States it is acute across the global south. Columbia University's Global Humanities Project assembled a group of scholars and administrators...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2017) 37 (1): 117–120.
Published: 01 May 2017
...Mamadou Diouf Since independence, African scholars from different traditions (African, Islamic and Western), intellectuals, and politicians have been actively engaging with humanities and social sciences originating from the West and received through the conduit of colonial rule and imperial...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2017) 37 (1): 151–161.
Published: 01 May 2017
...Sundar Sarukkai There has been much written about the crisis in humanities education. Most of this published debate arises from scholars in Western universities and, at some level, can be seen as a reflection of a crisis about the nature of education and the role of universities in contemporary...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2017) 37 (1): 177–180.
Published: 01 May 2017
..., the alienation of humanities scholars has arisen in Taiwan's academia. Third, Taiwan's lay culture is encountering challenges in the globalization trend. © 2017 by Duke University Press 2017 indicator frenzy humanities Taiwan citation index academia China I would like to thank Sheldon...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2019) 39 (1): 212–222.
Published: 01 May 2019
... of knowing what not to narrate in relation to the disavowed pasts of 1971 in Pakistan. It draws on long-term ethnographic research on the public memories and nationalist narratives of sexual violence during the Bangladesh war of 1971, along with discussions with various Pakistani scholars and students...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2019) 39 (3): 551–558.
Published: 01 December 2019
... in the discursive and performative orientation of the book. Sometimes the shifting character of what constitutes corruption produces less a systematic account of corruption than a history of shifting political cultures (much of which has, of course, been covered in a variety of ways by scholars of Nigeria...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2019) 39 (3): 547–551.
Published: 01 December 2019
... Pays: Money and Muscle in Indian Politics present two very different approaches to the study of crime and corruption, both rich, complex, and lucidly conveyed. As a scholar of South Asia, Kale's approach in the essay is to use insights from Pierce to reflect on the methodological and theoretical...