The Lotus,Kalash,Swastika and Adi Yantra in medivial architecture | Sohail Hashmi | TEDxPGDAVCollege

Sohail Haashmi is a historian, activist, academician, and a film-maker.He is a leading authority on Delhi’s history and is specifically known for his Delhi Heritage Walks for children and adults.

Sohail Hashmi’s work straddles Western and Islamic moral and political philosophy. He was among the earliest scholars to specialize in ethics and international relations, which developed as an interdisciplinary field during the 1980s and 1990s. In his publications, Hashmi explores the Islamic ethics of diverse issues in contemporary international relations, including war and peace, humanitarian intervention, civil society, tolerance, boundaries, and poverty relief. In 2005, he was awarded a Carnegie Scholars Fellowship by the Carnegie Corporation of New York to study Muslim reactions to the development of international law.

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