Dominique Sila Khan – a Scholar of Religion Who Made India Her Home

Dominique Sila Khan – a Scholar of Religion Who Made India Her HomeThe morning’s emails rolled into my inbox, one with the shocking news of the passing of Dominque Sila Khan, one of the most talented scholars of religion in South Asia. I had first met Dominique in the early 1990s at a conference on Rajasthan and was hugely impressed with the dynamic energy of her paper and presentation. She was then unravelling the hidden and secret identities of Ismaili missionary-saints in Western India…

Dominique was part of a small group of scholars working on the shared and overlapping cultures of Hindus and Muslims in the subcontinent.

Read more at the source: thewire.in/75233/dominique-sila-khan

 

 

Feature on Dominique Sila Khan’s last book ‘Sacred Kerala.’

IIS’s Crossing the Threshold: Understanding Religious Identities in South Asia

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