LUNCHEON 11:30 a.m., LECTURE 12:00 p.m.
He has published monographs on the social roles of Sufis (Muslim mystics) in premodern Bijapur, on the growth of Islam in Bengal, and on the social history of the Deccan from 1300 to 1761. He is currently co-authoring a monograph to be titled Power, Memory, and Architecture: Contested Sites in the 16th Century Deccan. His recent works include Slavery and South Asian History (co-edited with Indrani Chatterjee) (2006), Social History of the Deccan, 1300-1761: Eight Indian Lives (2005), and Temple Desecration and Muslim States in Medieval India (2004).
Richard Eatons lecture is third in a series of lectures on South Asia sponsored by the Presidents office and the department of religious studies.