Past Member

Aditya Behl

Funding provided by the Friends of the Institute for Advanced Study

Affiliation

Historical Studies

Field of Study

Islamic Studies, South Asia

Home Institution

University of Pennsylvania
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Aditya Behl is looking at the relationship between human and divine love in one of the major genres of premodern north Indian poetry, the Hindavi Sufi romance, composed by Muslim poets from the late fourteenth century onwards, which marks the inauguration of a new literary and devotional culture in a local language.

Dates at IAS

Member
School of Historical Studies