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Fellow from March 1st to 31st, 2012. - Event
Perso-Indica Visiting Fellows 2012

The Perso-Indica Visiting Fellowship has been awarded to Kashshaf Ghani and Audrey Truschke.

Kashshaf Ghani
The Asiatic Society, Calcutta
Perso-Indica Visiting Fellow from March 1st to 31st, 2012.

Sir Syed Amir Ali Fellow, The Asiatic Society, Calcutta
Guest Lecturer in History, Aliah University, Calcutta

Research project:
"Monotheistic Ideas in Nineteenth Century Bengal: The Tuhfat al-Muwahhidin"

 Audrey Truschke
Columbia University, New York
Perso-Indica Visiting Fellow from May 17th to June 17th, 2012.

Audrey Truschke is currently finishing her PhD at Columbia University (New York City) in the Department of Middle Eastern, South Asian, and African Studies. Her research focuses on cross-cultural interactions between members of Sanskrit and Persian literary cultures in Mughal India. She will defend her dissertation, titled "Cosmopolitan Encounters: Sanskrit and Persian at the Mughal Court," early March 2012.

Research project:
"Internal Frontiers: Sanskrit and Persian Encounters in the Mughal Empire"