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Dr. Afsar Mohammed receives senior Fellowship from AIIS

Posted: March 1, 2012

Dr. Afsar Mohammed has been selected to recieve a senior fellowship from the American Institute of Indian Sutdies for the 2012-2013 academic year. The selection committee reviewed an extremely competitive field of proposals and was only able to select a small number of fellowship recipients. Dr. Afsar recieved this fellowship for his current project on various public rituals and narratives connected to an early Sufi in South India, and he will investigate how these classical Sufi networks extend into the times of a contemporary religion in the wake of globalization.

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