Talal Asad is Distinguished Professor of Anthropology at the City University of New York. His publications include Genealogies of Religion: Discipline and Reasons of Power in Christianity and Islam (1993), Formations of the Secular: Christianity, Islam, Modernity (2003), and over fifty articles.
Irfan Ahmad is associate professor of political anthropology at Australian Catholic University, Melbourne, and has also taught at the University of Amsterdam, Utrecht University, and Monash University, Melbourne. Author of Islamism and Democracy in India (2009), he is currently finishing a book on critique in the Western and Islamic traditions.
Irfan Ahmad; Talal Asad. Public Culture 1 May 2015; 27 (2 (76)): 259–279. doi: https://doi.org/10.1215/08992363-2841856
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