Ananya Jahanara Kabir

Ananya Jahanara Kabir is Professor of English Literature at King’s College London, currently affiliated with the Department of English, Freie Universität Berlin, as winner of a Humboldt Prize. An Infosys Prize Laureate for the Humanities (2017), she has published extensively on Southasian cultural histories of conflict, identity and belonging.

Of laughter and reclaiming

A review of Bani Abidi’s 'They Died Laughing', at Gropius Bau, Berlin, 6 June – 22 September 2019, curated by Natasha Ginwala.

Sep 12, 2019

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