This symposium centered on reform efforts in the Indian police brings together officers and researchers from India and the US to discuss and evaluate these practices
Religious authority has been among the most fiercely contested issues among Muslims. Despite its significant implications for Muslims and non-Muslims alike this subject has also been among the least studied in the West and has proven particularly baffling for outside observers and for policy makers. In this initiative, through local, national and international collaborative work, scholars analyze the causes, spectra and consequences of the plurality of authority in Islam in South Asia and create a novel, comprehensive, multi-lingual and global-reaching analytical framework to study this question.
Indiana University’s Center for International Education, Development, and Research (