Harjot Oberoi

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Harjot Singh Oberoi is a Professor of Asian Studies at the University of British Columbia. He wrote The Construction of Religious Boundaries: Culture, Identity, and Diversity in the Sikh Tradition.

His book is described by the publisher as "a major reinterpretation of religion and society in India".[1] The book created considerable controversy which culminated in his resignation from the Chair of Sikh studies in 1996.[2]

Oberoi received his PhD from the Australian National University. His thesis earned him the J.G. Crawford Prize in 1987 [1].

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