SOAS University of London

Department of History, School of History, Religions & Philosophies

James Caron

BA (Temple); PhD (Pennsylvania)
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Overview

James Caron
Department of History, School of History, Religions & Philosophies

Lecturer in Islamicate South Asia

Department of Religions and Philosophies, School of History, Religions and Philosophies

Lecturer in Islamicate South Asia

Centre for the Study of Pakistan

Chair, Centre for the Study of Pakistan

Name:
Dr James Caron
Email address:
Telephone:
+44 (0)20 7898 4295
Address:
SOAS University of London
Thornhaugh Street, Russell Square, London WC1H 0XG
Building:
Russell Square: College Buildings
Office No:
468
Academic Support Hours:
Tuesdays 3-5 p.m

Teaching

Programmes Convened
Modules Taught
PhD Students supervised
  • Florence Shahabi, Sayyid Bahodine Majrouh: an intellectual biography
  • Jack Clift, Historical fiction and historical imagination in Hindi and Urdu literature
  • Rabia Latif Khan, Narrative, memory and belonging: Constructing a ‘Hazara identity’ abroad
  • S. Paniz Musawi Natanzi, Visual Art Production in War: A Feminist Geopolitical Analysis of Masculinities in Art-Producing Spaces in West Kabul, Afghanistan, from 2014-2018

Publications

Articles

Caron, James (2018) 'Pashto Border Literature as Geopolitical Knowledge'. Geopolitics.

Caron, James (2016) 'Borderland Historiography in Pakistan'. South Asian History and Culture, (7) 4, pp 327-345.

Caron, James (2016) 'Sufism and Liberation across the Indo-Afghan Border: 1880-1928'. South Asian History and Culture, (7) 2, pp 135-154.

Caron, James and Dasgupta, Ananya (2016) 'Popular Culture, Radical Egalitarianism, and Formations of Muslim Selfhood in South Asia'. South Asian History and Culture, (7) 2, pp 107-116.

Caron, James and Ahmad, Mahvish (2015) 'Activism, knowledge and publishing: some views from Pakistan and Afghanistan'. South Asian History and Culture, (7) 1, pp 30-36.

Caron, James (2015) 'The Lives of Amir Hamza Shinwari: on personal histories against an imperial border'. Tanqeed | a magazine of politics and culture, (10), pp 43-53.

Caron, James (2013) 'Elite Pasts and Subaltern Potentialities: Roundtable on the Future of Afghanistan Historiography'. International Journal of Middle East Studies, (45) 1, pp 138-141.

Caron, James (2011) 'Reading the Power of Printed Orality in Afghanistan: Popular Pashto Literature as Historical Evidence and Public Intervention'. The Journal of Social History, (45) 1, pp 172-194.

Caron, James (2007) 'Afghanistan Historiography and Pashtun Islam: Modernization Theory's Afterimage'. History Compass, (5) 1, pp 314-329.

Book Chapters

Caron, James (2017) 'Social Inequality and Ideological Circulation: Speaking for and against the Patriarchal State, 1930-1960'. Power Hierarchies and Hegemony in Afghanistan. London: I. B. Tauris. [Forthcoming]

Caron, James (2013) 'Ambiguities of Orality and Literacy, Territory and Border Crossings: Public Activism and Pashto Literature in Afghanistan, 1930-2010'. In: Green, Nile and Arbabzadah, Nushin, (eds.), Afghanistan in Ink: Literature Between Diaspora and Nation. London: Hurst.

Caron, James (2012) 'Taliban, Real and Imagined'. In: Bashir, Shahzad and Crews, Robert D, (eds.), Under the Drones: Modern Lives in the Afghanistan-Pakistan Borderlands. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press.

Translations

Sulamal, Abdul Wakil and Caron, James (2017) ''Faces and Thoughts (Tsire aw Andixene)'' Samovar, Strange Horizons.

Other

Caron, James (2012) 'Sulamal's Work in Historical Context; Sulamal as Critical Historian: Preface'.

 

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