Qayyum Wins S.S. Pirzada Dissertation Prize in Pakistan Studies

Posted
February 24, 2022
Amna Qayyum

Dr. Amna Qayyum *21 won the S.S. Pirzada Dissertation Prize in Pakistan Studies for 2021. Qayyum's dissertation was entitled "The Demographic State: Population, Global Biopolitics, and Decolonization in South Asia, c. 1947-71" and was written under the direction of faculty adviser Professor Gyan Prakash. The dissertation prize is bestowed by the Institute for South Asia Studies at University of California - Berkeley, and comes with a $2,500 award.