SAIH Seminar: HT22 Wk 5: Waiting for the People: Anticolonialism and the Idea of Democracy in India

Convener: Zobia Haq

Speaker: Dr Nazmul Sultan (University of Cambridge)

Dr. Nazmul S. Sultan is George Kingsley Roth Research Fellow in Politics and International Studies at Christ’s College, University of Cambridge. Dr. Sultan is a political theorist with particular interests in the history of political thought, empire and anticolonial thought, popular sovereignty, and modern conceptions of the global. His current book project explores the question of popular sovereignty in modern Indian political thought and offers a new interpretation of the anticolonial democratic project. His research has appeared in the American Political Science Review, Political Theory, Economic and Political Weekly, among others. Before joining Cambridge, he completed his Ph.D. in Political Science at the University of Chicago. He also received an MA in Political Science from the University of Chicago and a BA in Philosophy and Politics from the City University of New York. Dr. Sultan will be joining the University of British Columbia as an Assistant Professor of Political Theory in fall 2022.


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