Ali Asani

Ali Asani

Chair, Project on Shi’ism and Global Affairs. Professor of Indo-Muslim and Islamic Religion and Cultures, Department of Near Eastern Languages & Civilizations, Harvard University.
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Research interests: South Asian and African languages and literatures; Islam and contemporary Muslim societies; religion, literature, and the arts in Muslim cultures; Muslim voices in contemporary world literatures; Islamic mysticism (Sufism); and Ismaili history and thought.