Munis Faruqui

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Munis Faruqui

Munis Faruqui

Associate Professor of South and Southeast Asian Studies; Director of the Center for South Asian Studies; Senior Research Scholar, CMES

Munis D. Faruqui is a historian. His focus is on the Muslim experience in South Asia, especially during the Mughal period. His books include: Princes of the Mughal Empire, 1504-1719 (Cambridge, 2012), Expanding Frontiers in South Asian and World History (co-edited with Richard Eaton, David Gilmartin and Sunil Kumar)(Cambridge, 2013), and Religious Interactions in Mughal India (co-edited with Vasudha Dalmia)(Oxford, 2014). He is currently working on a book focused on the Mughal Empire in the latter half of the seventeenth century. In 2014, Dr. Faruqui was one of three recipients of UC-Berkeley's Distinguished Teaching Award. The award recognizes teaching that "incites intellectual curiosity in students, engages them thoroughly in the enterprise of learning, and has a lifelong impact."
Dr. Faruqui is the current Director of the Institute for South Asia Studies. In that capacity, he holds the Sarah Kailath Chair of Indian Studies. 

Keywords: South Asian Studies; Mughal Empire; Islamic History

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