CMES Colloquium: Decolonial Science: Muslims in Interwar Germany and the Making of Modern Afghanistan

Thursday, November 10, 2022 - 12:00pm to 1:30pm
Marjan Wardaki, Program in Iranian Studies, Yale University
Henry R. Luce Hall LUCE, 203 See map
34 Hillhouse Avenue
New Haven, CT 06511

Hosted by Claire Roosein
Marjan Wardaki is Postdoctoral Associate in the Program in Iranian Studies at Yale University. She is an intellectual historian of modern Middle East and South Asia, with research interests in the history of science and migration studies. Her work has been published in Modern Asian Studies, and she is currently working on several articles on Indian vernacular medicine and the history of photography in India and Afghanistan. This talk is from her first book project, which traces the birth of scientific and medical institutions in South Asia through the lens of itinerant scientists and state makers.