Homi K. Bhabha

Homi K. Bhabha is the Anne F. Rothenberg Professor of the Humanities in the Department of English, the Director of the Humanities Center at Harvard and Senior Advisor on the Humanities to Harvard’s President and Provost. He is the author of numerous works exploring colonial and postcolonial theory, cultural change and power, and cosmopolitanism, among other themes. Some of his works include Nation and Narration and The Location of Culture, which was reprinted as a Routledge Classic in 2004. Most recently, he contributed essays to exhibition catalogues at the Royal Academy of Arts (Anish Kapoor) and the White Cube gallery (Raqib Shaw: Absence of God). Harvard University Press will publish his forthcoming book A Global Measure, and Columbia University Press will publish his next book The Right to Narrate.

Bhabha has delivered the Presidential Lectures at Stanford University and Freie Universität Berlin, and most recently the Hegel Lecture also at the Freie Universität Berlin, the Mellon Distinguished Lecture at Duke University and the keynote lecture at the Changing the Humanities/the Humanities Changing conference on the occasion of the 800th anniversary of the University of Cambridge. Bhabha serves on the Steering Committee and Master Jury of the Aga Khan Architectural Prize. He is the Vice-Chair of the World Economic Forums Global Agenda Council on Values and a Trustee of the UNESCO World Report on Cultural Diversity. He has also advised key arts institutions, including the Institute of Contemporary Arts London, Museum of Modern Art, Whitney Museum, Guggenheim New York, and the Rockefeller Foundation.