Dr. Dinyar Patel will present a paper on “Controlling the Narrative: Parsis, European Scholarship on Zoroastrianism, and Religious and Social Reform in the 19th Century.”
Dr. Dinyar Patel
South Asian History, University of South Carolina
Dinyar Patel is an assistant professor of South Asian history at the University of South Carolina. He received his PhD from Harvard University in 2015 for his dissertation on Dadabhai Naoroji, which he is currently revising into a biography. He is co-editor, with S.R. Mehrotra, of Dadabhai Naoroji: Selected Private Papers (Oxford University Press, 2016) and, with Mushirul Hasan, From Ghalib’s Dilli to Lutyens’ New Delhi (Oxford University Press, 2013).