2 KU faculty members invited as visiting fellows by universities in France, Australia

Two faculty members of University of Kashmir’s Centre of Central Asian Studies (CCAS) have been invited as visiting academics by two universities in Europe and Australia.

Mumtaz Ahmad Yatoo, an assistant professor at CCAS has been invited by the School of Philosophical and Historical Inquiry (SOPHI), within the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, University of Sydney, Australia from May 19 to June 18.

During the affiliation, Yatoo will present lectures, engage with students and discuss current research, develop new research proposals and publications with Alison Betts current research collaborator in the School of Philosophical and Historical Inquiry (SOPHI) within the faculty of arts and social sciences.

Another faculty member Muhammad Ajmal Shah an assistant professor cum curator at CCAS has been invited by EPHE, PSL Research University, Paris, France as visiting fellow. Shah will deliver lectures on Himalayan Culture and Archaeology with special reference to Kashmir and Silk Route studies. Shah will also discuss the current status of archaeological research in Himalayan region and its implications on Central Asian Cultural research and archaeology.