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2014 Summer Grants

Funded by Public Affairs Section, American Embassy, Islamabad, Pakistan

Iqbal Akhtar
Field: Religious Studies
Project Title: Medieval Conversion Khōjā Caste to Islam in the Perso-Indian Corridor
Affiliated Institution: Florida International University
Location: Islamabad, Pakistan
Abstract             Final Report 

Sohaib Khan
Field: Middle Eastern, South Asian, and African Studies
Project Title: Untitled research on the Deobandis of Pakistan and their capitalistic inroads through Islamic banking and finance
Affiliated Institution: Columbia University
Location: Lahore and Karachi, Pakistan
Final Report          Final Report

Sahar Naqvi
Field: Religious Studies
Project Title: Creating Counter Narratives to Sectarianism and Hate Speech in Pakistan: An NGO's Efforts to Provide Alternative Avenues of Exchange Via Arts and Dialogue
Affiliated Institution: Florida International University
Location: Pakistan
Abstract             Final Report

Emily Richardson
Field: Education Policy and Planning
Project Title: Untitiled research on public schools in Pakistan
Affiliated Institution: Columbia University 
Location: Islamabad, Pakistan
Abstract         Final Report

SherAli Tareen
Field: Religious Studies
Project Title: Revolutionary Hermeneutics: Narratives of Emancipation in Modern South Asian Islam
Affiliated Institution: Franklin and Marshall College
Location: Islamabad, Lahore, and Gujarat, Pakistan
Abstract             Final Report

Funded on Unrestricted/Other Funds

Maria-Magdalena Fuchs
Field: Modern South Asia
Project Title: Muslim Associations in Colonial Punjab and the Creation of an Urdu Public Sphere
Affiliated Institution: Princeton University 
Location: Lahore, Pakistan
Final Report

Joshua Gill
Field: Agriculture Economics
Project Title: Untitled research on the incidence of low yield among farming families in Pakistan
Affiliated Institution: Michigan State University 
Location: Pakistan
Abstract           Final Report

Saad Gulzar
Field: Political Science
Project Title: Living in Ungoverned Space: Pakistan's Frontier Crimes Regulation
Affiliated Institution: New York University 
Location: Pakistan
Abstract            Final Report

Pei-Ling Huang
Field: Ethnomusicology
Project Title: Untitled research on the transmission of kāfī poetry
Affiliated Institution: Harvard University
Location: Sindh and South Punjab, Pakistan
Abstract           Final Report

Syeda ShahBano Ijaz
Field: Politics
Project Title: Untitled research on the affects of camps for Internally Displaced People (IDPs) in Pakistan on children
Affiliated Institution: New York University
Location: Islamabad, Pakistan
Abstract            Final Report

Ahsan Kamal
Field: Sociology
Project Title: Water, Dams, and Disasters in Postcolonial Peripheries: The Stories of Mirani Dam
Affiliated Institution: University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Location: Lahore, Islamabad, and Turbat, Pakistan
Abstract            Final Report

Farhan Yousaf
Field: Sociology
Project Title: Fleeing Violence: Gender, Human Rights, and Trafficking in Women in Pakistan
Affiliated Institution: University of Connecticut
Location: Punjab, Pakistan
Abstract           Final Report