Visiting lecturers/scholars

  • Visiting Lecturers / Scholars 2016

    • Jacob Tropp

      Mellon Visiting Scholar Jacob Tropp is Professor of History and John Spencer Professor of African Studies at Middlebury College, Vermont (USA).  He received his Ph.D. in African …

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  • Visiting Lecturers / Scholars 2014

    • Jon Soske

      Jon Soske is Professor of Modern African History at the University of Toronto, Canada. He received a MA in Comparative Literature from the University of California, Berkeley, and a…

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    • Souleymane Bachir Diagne

      Souleymane Bachir Diagne is Professor in the Department of French and Romance Philology and the Department of Philosophy at Columbia University, New York. His field of research inc…

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    • Nivedita Menon

      Nivedita Menon is Professor in the Centre for Comparative Politics & Political Theory, School of International Studies at Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) in New Delhi, where …

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    • Adam Sitze

      A MacArthur Scholar from 1996 to 2003 at the University of Minnesota, Adam Sitze is currently Associate Professor of Law, Jurisprudence and Social Thought at Amherst College, USA. …

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    • Mu-chou Poo

      Professor Poo has worked and taught at Academia Sinica, Taipei, Taiwan University, University of California, Columbia University, Grinnell College, and is now Chair Professor o…

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    • Timothy Campbell

      Timothy Campbell is Professor of Italian in the Department of Romance Studies at Cornell University, New York. In addition to authoring Wireless Writing in the Age of Marconi (…

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    • Alejandro Castillejo-Cuéllar

      Alejandro Castillejo-Cuéllar is currently Associate Professor and Chair of the Department of Anthropology at the Universidad de los Andes (University of the Andes) in Bogotá, Col…

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    • Sanil V

      Dr Sanil Viswanathan Nair (preferred: Sanil V.) is Professor of Philosophy at the Department of Humanities and Social Sciences, Indian Institute of Technology, New Delhi, India. He…

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    • Arunima Gopinath

      Arunima (Arunima Gopinath) is Associate Professor of Women’s Studies at Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) in New Delhi, and currently a Fellow at the Internationales Kolleg Morph…

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  • Visiting Lecturers / Scholars 2013

    • David Scott

      David Scott is a Professor of Anthropology at Columbia University in New York City. He is the author of Conscripts of Modernity: The Tragedy of Colonial Enlightenment (2004); Refas…

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    • Partha Chatterjee

      Partha Chatterjee is a political theorist and historian at Columbia University, New York City. He studied at Presidency College in Calcutta, and received his Ph.D. from the Univers…

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    • Arunima Gopinath

      G. Arunima (Arunima Gopinath) is Associate Professor of Women’s Studies at Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) in New Delhi, and currently a Fellow at the Internationales Kolleg Mo…

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    • Naomi Scheman

      Naomi Scheman is Professor of Philosophy and Gender, Women’s and Sexuality Studies at the University of Minnesota in the USA. She is also a guest professor at Umeå Center for Ge…

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    • Marissa Moorman

      Marissa Moorman is an Assistant Professor in the Department of History and the African Studies Program at Indiana University. An historian of southern Africa, she is also an affili…

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    • Dag Henrichsen

      Dag Henrichsen is a Namibian historian and archivist based at the Basler Afrika Bibliographien (BAB) in Switzerland, and a part-time lecturer in African history at the Department o…

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    • John Mowitt

      John Mowitt holds the Leadership Chair in the Critical Humanities in the School of Fine Art, History of Art and Cultural Studies at the University of Leeds. He was formerly Profess…

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    • Richa Nagar

      Richa Nagar is currently Professor of Gender, Women, and Sexuality Studies at the University of Minnesota. Working at the nexus of transnational and postcolonial feminisms, critica…

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    • Qadri Ismail

      Qadri Ismail is associate professor of English at the University of Minnesota, USA, and has also been a journalist in Sri Lanka.

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