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Yasmeen Arif Associate Professor, Department of Sociology, University of Delhi

Yasmeen Arif is Associate Professor of Sociology, Delhi School of Economics, University of Delhi, Delhi. Her book Life, Emergent: The Social in the Afterlives of Violence (2016) explores a politics of life across multiple global conditions of mass violence. Her forthcoming book The Unusual Urban: Cities in Conversation compiles her work on cities. She has held positions at the University of Minnesota (Twin Cities), Minneapolis; the Graduate Institute, Geneva; Centre for the Study of Developing Societies (CSDS), Delhi; and the American University of Beirut, Lebanon. Her work has been supported by the Mellon Foundation, the Ford Foundation and the Fulbright–Nehru Scholarship, among others. From 2012 to 2016, she was co-editor of the Book Reviews section in CIS.