Dr Lion König | University of Oxford

Dr Lion König

Postdoctoral Research Fellow at St Antony's College


Dr König is a DFG-Postdoctoral Research Fellow at St. Antony’s College, and an Associate Member of the Department of Politics and International Relations, the University of Oxford. He has held research fellowships at the Institute for Defence Studies and Analyses (IDSA) in 2011, as well as at the Institute of Social Sciences (ISS), and at the Centre for Social Sciences and Humanities (CSH), all in New Delhi, in 2014.

His areas of interest include political theory, interdisciplinary and area studies, as well as nation-building, identity, cultural politics and political iconography in the Indian and the larger South Asian context.


  • India
  • South Asia
  • Citizenship
  • Nation-building
  • Political iconography
  • Censorship


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