Homi K. Bhabha, born in 1949 in Mumbai, India, is the Anne F. Rothenberg Professor of the Humanities in the Department of English, the Director of the Mahindra Humanities Center, and the Senior Advisor on the Humanities to the President and Provost at Harvard University. His numerous works explore colonial and postcolonial theory, cultural change and power, and cosmopolitanism, among other topics. His most well-known works include Nation and Narration (1990) and The Location of Culture (1994).
Homi K. Bhabha is a member of the international advisory boards of the Graduate School of North American Studies and the International Research Center Interweaving Performance Cultures, both at Freie Universität Berlin, as well as the advisory board of the Literary Studies Symposia held by the German Research Foundation (DFG, Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft). In 2010 he gave the Hegel Lecture at the Dahlem Humanities Center. Earlier this year Homi K. Bhabha was awarded the Padma Bhushan by the Government of India.