Dr John Zavos

Honorary Research Fellow

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Supervision areas:

I am not currently accepting any new research students for supervision.  

In the past, I have successfully supervised the following research students:

  • Nida Kirmani, Questioning 'the Muslim Woman': the narration of multiple identities in Zakir Nagar
  • Sabine Scholtz, The Digambara Jainas of South Maharashtra and North Karnataka since the late 19th Century: toward the establishment of a collective religious identity and a Digambara Jaina community
  • Ketan Alder, Hindu Nationalist welfare networks and the creation of a Hindu nation in early 21st century Jharkhand

I am currently supervising the following projects:

  • Stephanie Dermott, South Asian diasporas and faith-based social action in Greater Manchester
  • George Rawlinson, South Asian Islamic movements of revival and reform and the formation of British Muslim identity

Current teaching:

I am not currently teaching at the University of Manchester.