Srinagar, June 04, 2023 (PPI-OT): A Kashmiri scholar has received the prestigious Joukowsky Prize for his dissertation at Brown University in Rhode Island. Joukowsky Prize is an annual prize awarded by the Graduate School for superior achievements in research by students who are completing their PhDs.
Identified as Suvaid Yaseen, the Kashmiri scholar’s dissertation titled ‘Islamic Intersections: Religion and Politics in Kashmir in the Long Twentieth Century’ explains the lives and ideas of Kashmiri poets, teachers, Ulema (Muslim scholars), activists and revolutionaries.
His dissertation, explores the Kashmir Valley and presents a ground-breaking re-evaluation of the region, according to his nominators. This area has previously been called everything from a utopia to an area where Muslim militants are on the rise. The award is an annual prize awarded by the Graduate School for superior achievements in research by students who are completing their Ph.Ds.
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