Research Fellow, Department of Anthropology and Sociology, Graduate Institute Geneva | profile link
Till is a Research Fellow at the Department of Anthropology and Sociology, The Graduate Institute Geneva. He previously was a lecturer at the University of Bern and held Postdoctoral Fellowships at the Asia Research Institute, the National University of Singapore, and the Hong Kong Institute for the Humanities and Social Sciences, The University of Hong Kong. His research interests include mobility, materiality, Islam, humanitarianism and development which he brings together in ethnographic and historical work on Central Asia, South Asia and associated diasporic settings. Till is currently the Principal Investigator of a Swiss National Science Foundation funded project on Muslim humanitarianism in the borderland of Afghanistan, Pakistan and Tajikistan. He is author of Azan on the Moon: Entangling Modernity along Tajikistan’s Pamir Highway (University of Pittsburgh Press, 2017) and has widely published in peer-reviewed journals and edited volumes, most recently in Modern Asian Studies and History and Anthropology.