Sahir Dewji

Sahir Dewji is a Canadian expert on contemporary Islam and Ismaili ethics. He holds a PhD in Religious Studies (WLU), specializing in Islam in North America, and an A.M. in the Histories and Cultures of Muslims Societies, specializing in Indo-Muslim Culture (Harvard). He is also a graduate of the Institute of Ismaili Studies’ Graduate Programme in Islamic Studies and Humanities (GPISH). For his doctoral dissertation, entitled “Beyond Muslim Xenophobia and Contemporary Parochialism: Aga Khan IV, the Ismailis, and the making of a Cosmopolitan Ethic,” Dewji was awarded the SSHRC Joseph-Armand Bombardier CGS Doctoral Scholarship.


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