Christophe Jaffrelot

Christophe Jaffrelot is director of research at CERI-Sciences Po/CNRS in Paris, professor of Indian politics and sociology at King’s College London, and a nonresident scholar at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace. His books include ‘The Pakistan Paradox: Instability and Resilience’ and ‘Business and Politics in India’ (co-edited with Atul Kohli and Kanta Murali).

The decline of parliament

Under the BJP's rule, India's legislature is gradually ceasing to be a place for debate.

Nov 04, 2021

Latest Articles

Notes from a ‘hybrid regime’

Reflections on authoritarianism in today's Pakistan.

The global branding of caste

Isabel Wilkerson’s recent book fails to unpack caste, but hints at potential for new solidarities.

Swear not by the moon

The contentious politics of lunar sighting in Pakistan.

The storyteller of Kovilpatti

On Ki Rajanarayanan, the father of Karisal literature.