Nabeel Jafri

PhD Student

Fields of Study

Areas of Interest

  • Twelver Shiʿism
  • Anthropology of Language
  • Anthropology of Ritual
  • Method and Theory in Religious Studies


Nabeel Jafri is a doctoral student, focusing on contemporary Urdu Shiʿi ḥadīs̲ (oratory) in Pakistan. He is also interested in scholarship on devotion (language and practice alike), myth, history and historiography, and method and theory in religious studies.