2 Articles by: Mark LeVine

Mark LeVine is professor of modern Middle Eastern history at UC Irvine and chair of the Program in Global Middle East Studies. His most recent book is We’ll Play till We Die: Journeys Across a Decade of Revolutionary Music in the Muslim World (University of California Press, 2022).

University Campuses in India Will Be a Tool in the Hands of Hindu Nationalists

Elite international universities have announced plans to open campuses in India. Yet Narendra Modi’s government has made it clear these won’t be oases of academic freedom — rather, they’ll help Hindu nationalists impose censorship even outside India’s borders.