Mahmood Kooriadathodi

Mahmood Kooriadathodi was born on 18 March, 1988 in Puzhakkattiri in Kerala, India. He pursued his undergraduate and post-graduate studies at Darul Huda Islamic University, University of Calicut, Jawaharlal Nehru University and Leiden University. Currently (November 2016) he is a research fellow at the International Institute for Asian Studies (IIAS) and African Studies Centre Leiden (ASCL).

He has published a few articles and has edited a volume with Michael Pearson entitled Malabar in the Indian Ocean: Cosmopolitanism in a Maritime Historical Region (Oxford University Press, 2017).

Recent publications:
Edited with Michael Pearson, Malabar in the Indian Ocean: Cosmopolitanism in a Maritime Historical Region (New Delhi: Oxford University Press, in press).
“Two ‘Cultural Translators’ of Islamic Law and German East Africa”.
Rechtsgeshichte: Journal of the Max Planck Institute for European Legal History, vol. 24, no. 2: 190-204.
“‘Killed the Hajj-pilgrims and Persecuted Them': Portuguese Estado da India’s Encounters with Hajj Pilgrimage, 16th Century” in Europe and Hajj in the Age of Empires, ed. Umar Ryad (Leiden: Brill, 2016), 16-43.