Friday, November 13, 2015
Kim Koo Library
Asad Ali Ahmed's research and teaching interests include Secularism and Religion; Liberalism, Language and the Law; Colonial and Post-Colonial Studies; Ethnography of the State; and South Asia. He received his PhD in in Socio-Cultural Anthropology at the University of Chicago. His most recent publication, titled “The Paradoxes of Ahmadiyya Identity: The Legal Appropriation of Muslimness and the Construction of Ahmadiyya Difference,” appeared in Beyond Crisis: Reevaluating Pakistan in 2010.