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 PhD in History from the University of Toronto. From 2009-11, he was a postdoctoral fellow at the Centre for Indian Studies in Africa and at the Wits Institute for Social and Economic Research (WISER) at the University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa. His first book project, Boundaries of Diaspora: African Nationalism and the Indian Diaspora in 20th century South Africa, rewrites the history of the antiapartheid struggle by examining the interlacing histories of South Africa and India, especially in regard to the circulation and reconfiguration of ideas concerning race, nation, caste, and diaspora. Professor Soske presented a seminar paper titled “The impossible concept: A genealogy of the non-racial”, in the South African Contemporary History and Humanities Seminar series at the CHR.

February 2, 2015

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, […]
February 2, 2015

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, […]
February 2, 2015

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 […]
February 2, 2015

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 of […]