Event Category: South Asia Seminar Series

Shreeyash Palshikar Fulbright Nehru Fellow 2019-2020 I An Affiliate of the UPenn South Asia Center I Fusion Magician¬† Itinerant magicians, jadoowallas or madaris, have astounded audiences in South Asia since antiquity. They fascinated pre-Mughal, Mughal, and colonial rulers alike. Kautilya said they were useful spies, Mughal kings enjoyed and patronized their performances in the imperial […]