Feminist Journeys in Academia: Theorizing State Power, Development and Social Justice in Pakistan's Northern Frontier

Tuesday, September 24, 2019 - 5:00pm
Faculty Lounge, VC Office, LUMS

In this talk, Dr. Ali will highlight key theoretical interventions from her recently published book "Delusional States: Feeling Rule and Development in Pakistan's Northern Frontier", while emphasizing the power and perils of a feminist research process.

Dr. Nosheen Ali is a sociologist studying state theory, ecology and Muslim cultural politics in South Asia. She is the founder of Karti Dharti, an alternative space for environmental learning in Hyderabad, and Umangpoetry, a digital humanities endeavor for documenting contemporary poetic thought in South Asia.