Zarin Ahmad is an Affiliated Research Fellow at the Centre de Sciences Humaines. She is a New India Foundation Fellow currently writing her monograph on the Qureshi butchers of Delhi. She received her doctorate in South Asian Studies from the School of International Studies, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi. Her earlier work was on refugees and Muslim minorities in Sri Lanka in the context of the war. She is currently engaged in ethnographic research on Muslim occupational groups in India.
Currently working on the following programs:
- Muslims of Indian Cities, between Enclavement and Ghettoization (as a participant)
- The Making of Indian Engineers (as a participant)
- Democracy and governance in India and South Africa (as a participant)
Worked on the following archived programs:
- Restructuring of Contemporary Islam in Asia, from the Caucasus to China (as a participant)