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Project Collaborator

Nazmul Sultan

Assistant Professor, Department of Political Science University of British Columbia


His research interests include the history of political thought (especially Indian and British), empire and anticolonial thought, popular sovereignty, and ideas of the global.

His forthcoming book, Waiting for the People: Anticolonialism and the Idea of Democracy in India, studies how a foundational set of disputes over the terms of peoplehood underwrote the formation of the idea of democracy in colonial India. He is also working on a second project on the global condition of nineteenth- and twentieth-century political thought—both European and non-European.

His research has appeared or is forthcoming in the American Political Science, Political Theory, Review of Politics, among others.

For more information, please visit his faculty profile.


Theorizing Indian Democracy

2018 – 2019