Dr Faisal Devji

University Reader in Modern South Asian History, Fellow of St Antony's College


Dr Devji is interested in Indian political thought as well as that of modern Islam. He is also concerned with ethics and violence in a globalised world.


  • Global Islam
  • Islamic militancy
  • Indian and Pakistani politics
  • Modern Indian history

Media experience

Dr Devji has extensive media experience, including BBC World Service, Radio 4 (In Our Time), Radio 3, ITV, CNN, CBC, ABC, NPR, German Public Radio, Austrian Radio, VOA, etc, as well as a large number of national and international print outlets. He has written op-ed articles for, among, others the Financial Times, Guardian, Los Angeles Times, Indian Express, and The Times of India.