Ali Raza is a historian of South Asia.He received his DPhil from the University of Oxford and was a research fellow at the Leibniz-Zentrum Moderner Orient in Berlin.
His research and teaching interests include the social and intellectual history of South Asia, comparative colonialisms, decolonization, and post-colonial theory. Ali Raza’s work has appeared in leading journals and edited volumes. He is also the co-editor of The Internationalist Moment: South Asia, Worlds, and World Views, 1917-39 (Sage 2014), and the author of Revolutionary Pasts: Communist Internationalism in Colonial India (Cambridge University Press, 2020). In addition to his teaching and research commitments, Ali Raza also heads the Centre for Continuing Education Studies, which is dedicated to extending educational opportunities to diverse learning communities across Pakistan.