Former Kothari Chairs

Among those who have been resident scholars and have taken up the prestigious Rajni Kothari Chair are Charles Douglas Lummis, Ramin Jahanbegloo, Sudipta Kaviraj, Gananath Obeyesekere, Rounaq Jahan, Abdellah Hammoudi, Charles Taylor, Arif Dirlik, Shahid Amin, Alfred Stepan, Arindam Chakrabarti, Jayadeva Uyangoda and Mahmood Mamdani.

Mahmood Mamdani (2017-18)

Jayadeva Uyangoda (2016-17)

Arindam Chakrabarti (2015)

Alfred Stepan (2014)

Shahid Amin (2012-13)

Arif Dirlik (2011)

Charles Taylor (2011)

Abdellah Hammoudi (2010)

Rounaq Jahan (2010)

Gananath Obeyesekere (2009)

Sudipta Kaviraj (2008)

Ramin Jahanbegloo (2005-07)

Charles Douglas Lummis (2004-05)