Sumaira Nawaz

Sumaira Nawaz holds an MA in Languages and Cultures of South Asia from SOAS. She has been living in Iran and learning Persian at the University of Tehran for a year now.

Shibli Numani’s imagined community

A 19th-century travelogue from northern India challenges colonial orientalism.

Dec 14, 2018

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