Professor of Indian History, History Faculty, University of Oxford
Faisal Devji is professor of Indian history and fellow of St Antony’s College at the University of Oxford, where he is also the director of the Asian Studies Centre. His latest book is Muslim Zion: Pakistan as a Political Idea (2013).
Against Muslim unity
Even the pilgrimage to Mecca exposes the myth of a united Islam and the formative power of the wider world
Politics and government
Age of sincerity
In politics, as in militant religion, the performance of sincerity is everything, no matter whether right or wrong
What is ‘the West’?
While the West belonged to a European geography, its name meant something. Now it is a vague invocation, laden with fear