Dr. Anne Murphy


Fellow (Max-Weber-Kolleg für kultur- und sozialwissenschaftliche Studien)


Max-Weber-Kolleg (Steinplatz 2) / Raum 505


Max-Weber-Kolleg für kultur- und sozialwissenschaftliche Studien
Steinplatz 2
99085 Erfurt


Universität Erfurt
Max-Weber-Kolleg für kultur- und sozialwissenschaftliche Studien
Postfach 90 02 21
99105 Erfurt

Dr. Anne Murphy


ausgewählte Publikationen

  • Grieving for Pigeons: Twelve Stories of Lahore by Zubair Ahmed, translated by Anne Murphy. Athabasca University Press (2022, open access).
  • “Modern Punjabi literature and the Spectre of Sectarian Histories” for special issue of the Cracow Indological Studies journal, vol. 23: History and Other Engagements with the Past in Modern South Asian Writing/s, co-edited by Piotr Borek and Monika Browarczyk. Vol. XXIII, 2 (2021): 91–118. https://doi.org/ 10.12797/CIS.23.2021.02.04
  • “Sufis, Jogis, and the question of religious difference: Individualization in early modern Punjab through Waris Shah's Hīr. In Religious Individualisations: Historical and Comparative Perspectives, editors Martin Fuchs, Antje Linkenbach, Martin Mulsow, Bernd-Christian Otto, Rahul Parson and Jörg Rüpke, 289-314. Berlin: de Gruyter, 2020. Open Access. https://www.degruyter.com/viewbooktoc/product/498381?rskey=qmtzPy&result=1 (https://doi.org/10.1515/9783110580853).
  • Co-editor, with Dr. Anshu Malhotra (University of California, Santa Barbara) of a special issue of Sikh Formations: Religion, Culture, Theory 16: 1-2 (2020), Bhai Vir Singh (1872-1957): Rethinking Literary Modernity in Colonial Punjab. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1080/17448727.2019.1674513.
  • “Punjabi in the (late) Vernacular Millennium.” In Early Modern India: literature and images, texts and languages, edited by Maya Burger & Nadia Cattoni, 305-328. Heidelberg, Berlin: CrossAsia-eBooks, 2019. Open Access. https://crossasia-books.ub.uni-heidelberg.de/xasia/reader/download/387/387-43-84778-1-10-20190502.pdf
  • “Configuring community in colonial and pre-colonial imaginaries: Insights from the Khalsa Darbar records.” In Religious Interactions in Modern India, Martin Fuchs and Vasudha Dalmia, eds, 165-187. Delhi: Oxford University Press, 2019.
  • “At a Sufi-Bhakti Crossroads: Gender and the politics of satire in early modern Punjabi Sufi literature,” Archiv orientální (Journal of African and Asian Studies) 86 (2018): 243-268. Open Access. http://hdl.handle.net/2429/74587
  • “Thinking beyond Aurangzeb and the Mughal State in a late 18th century Punjabi Braj source,” Journal of the Royal Asiatic Society, Series 28, 3 (2018): 537-554.
  • “Writing Punjabi Across Borders,” South Asian History and Culture 9, 1 (2018): 68-91.
  • Partition and the Practice of Memory. Edited with Churnjeet Mahn (University of Strathclyde, Glasgow, Scotland). London: Palgrave UK, 2018.
  • Co-editor of a special issue of the Journal of the Royal Asiatic Society 28, 3 (2018) with Heidi Pauwels (University of Washington) entitled "From Outside the Persianate Center: Vernacular Views on Ālamgīr."
  • “Placing Max Arthur Macauliffe in context(s): Sikh historiographical traditions and colonial forms of knowledge,” Journal of the Irish Society for the Academic Study of Religions, 4 (2017): 58-73. https://jisasr.org/current-issue-volume-4-2017/
  • “Dissent and Diversity in South Asia Religions.” In The Management of Intramural Dissent on Core Beliefs (Cambridge Univ. Press), edited by Simone Chambers & Peter Nosco, 158-185. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2015.
  • The Materiality of the Past: History and Representation in Sikh Tradition New York: Oxford University Press, 2012; New Delhi: Oxford University Press, 2013.
  • Time, History, and the Religious Imaginary in South Asia. London: Routledge, 2011.
  • “The Guru’s Weapons,” The Journal of the American Academy of Religion 77, 2 (June 2009): 1-30.
  • “History in the Sikh Past,” History and Theory 46, 2 (October 2007): 345-365.