<%@LANGUAGE="JAVASCRIPT" CODEPAGE="65001"%> Cynthia Mahmood

Cynthia Keppley Mahmood
University of Notre Dame
Department of Anthropology


Public Activities

Consulting, Speaking, Testifying

Expert witness testimony and government consultation on the following topics:

  1. Sikh separatism and the Khalistan movement
  2. The Sikh diaspora
  3. Sikh social practices and culture
  4. Human rights in Indian Punjab, 1980’s to present
  5. Women’s status in India
  6. Assessing security risks relative to Sikh terrorism
  7. The Kashmir conflict and potential for peace
  8. Militant Islam in South Asia
  9. Macro-level issues facing India and Pakistan
  10. Defining “terrorism” and what it means for war and peace

Further information available upon request.

Availability as a speaker in university, public, or media settings: contact to discuss well in advance.

Speech on Pakistan

Cynthia Mahmood, associate professor of anthropology at the University of Notre Dame, discusses the South Asian problem of Pakistan and Afghanistan and explores possible next steps for President Obama and the international Community.





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