Prashant Keshavmurthy is Associate Professor, Institute of Islamic Studies, MacGill University (Montreal).
His research interests focus on literary canon formation and conceptions of authorship in pre-colonial Persian and Urdu literary traditions; commentarial practices in pre-19th century Persian literary cultures; translation theory, especially as it relates to inter-semiotic translations between Islamic and Indic traditions; and ethical and political thought in late Mughal India.
Sharḥ: Two Kinds of Sociality and Two Ways of Reading in Three Mughal Commentaries on Sa‘dī’s Gulistān
- Friday 11 May 2018, 11:00-13:00, EHESS (room A651) - 54, boulevard Raspail 75006 Paris
Translating Rāma as a Proto-Muhammadan Prophet: Masih's Masnavi-i Rām va Sitā
- Tuesday 15 May 2018, 13:30-16:30, EHESS (room A737) - 54, boulevard Raspail 75006 Paris
A Hindu Allegory of the Islamic Philosopher King: the Tale of Madan and Kāmdi in Bedil’s Masnavi-yi ‘Irfān
- Tuesday 22 May 2018, 15:00-17:00, EHESS (room A737) - 54, boulevard Raspail 75006 Paris
Khushgū’s Dream of Ḥāfiż: Building an Ark with Ārzū and Bedil
- Tuesday 29 May 2018, 15:00-17:00, EHESS (room A737) - 54, boulevard Raspail 75006 Paris