Frank S. Fanselow (The American University in Cairo)
submitted: Sat, 7 Sep 1996 12:40:06 GMT
Frank S. Fanselow, PhD
Associate Professor of Anthropology
The American University in Cairo
phones: 202-357-6314 (office)
Description of work:
South Asia and Middle East; South India, Tamil Nadu, Tirunelveli District;
Jordan, Egypt; Tamil Muslims, Marakkayar, Ravuttar, Lebbai; Chettiyar;
traders; labour migrants.
socio-cultural anthropology; comparative sociology of Muslim societies;
economic anthropology, bazaar economy; caste, class and kinship, Dravidian
kinship systems; ethnicity and migration; religious 'fundamentalism',
Islamism, Hindutva, religious conversion.