Bio


Thomas Hansen is the Reliance-Dhirubhai Ambani Professor of Anthropology. He founded and directed Stanford’s Center for South Asia from 2010 to 2017.

Hansen is an anthropologist of political life, ethno-religious identities, violence and urban life in South Asia and Southern Africa. He has multiple theoretical and disciplinary interests from political theory and continental philosophy to psychoanalysis, comparative religion and contemporary urbanism.

Much of professor Hansen’s early fieldwork was done during the tumultuous and tense years in the beginning of the 1990s when conflicts between Hindu militants and Muslims defined national agendas and produced frequent violent clashes in the streets. Out of this work came two books: The Saffron Wave. Democracy and Hindu Nationalism in Modern India (Princeton 1999) which explores the larger phenomenon of Hindu nationalism in the light of the dynamics of India’s democratic experience, and Wages of Violence: Naming and Identity in Postcolonial Bombay (Princeton 2001) which explores the historical processes and identity formations that gave rise of violent socioreligious conflict and the renaming of the city in 1995.

In the early 2000s, professor Hansen pursued a detailed study of religious revival, racial conflict and transformation of domestic and intimate life from the 1950’s to the present in a formerly Indian township in Durban, South Africa. This resulted in a book entitled Melancholia of Freedom. Social Life in an Indian Township in South Africa (Princeton University Press, 2012).

In addition to these ethnographic engagements, professor Hansen has pursued a number of theoretical interests in the anthropology of the state, sovereignty, modern convictions, religion, violence and urban life in the Global South.

Hansen is currently finishing a book on the global spread of notions of popular sovereignty and the rise of illiberal democracy. He is also engaged in a long term historical and ethnographic investigation of ‘vernacular urbanism’, that is, the dynamics of social segregation and community-based capitalism in the fast-growing provincial cities across South Asia.

Academic Appointments


  • Professor, Anthropology

Administrative Appointments


  • Chair, Department of Anthropology, Stanford University (2018 - Present)
  • Guest professor at the Global South Asia Program, University of Copenhagen (2012 - 2012)
  • Senior Visiting Fellow and Adjunct Professor, Department of Anthropology and South Asia Institute, Columbia University (2009 - 2010)
  • Dean of the International School of Humanities and Social Sciences, University of Amsterdam (2008 - 2008)
  • Director of the Graduate School in Social Sciences, University of Amsterdam (2008 - 2008)
  • Lichtstern Visiting Professor, Department of Anthropology, University of Chicago. (2007 - 2007)
  • Senior Visiting Research Fellow, WISER, University of the Witwatersrand (2006 - Present)
  • Professor of Anthropology and Religious Studies, University of Amsterdam (2006 - 2010)
  • Senior Research Scientist, Department of Anthropology, Yale University (2006 - 2008)
  • Visiting Professor, Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociale (EHESS) in Paris (2005 - 2005)
  • Visiting Professor, School of Social and Political Studies, University of Edinburgh (2004 - 2007)
  • Chair of the South Asia Council, The Yale Center for International and Area Studies (2004 - 2006)
  • Professor of Anthropology, Department of Anthropology, Yale University (2004 - 2006)
  • Professor of Political Anthropology, Department. of Social Anthropology, University of Edinburgh (2003 - 2004)
  • Benjamin Meaker Visiting Professor, University of Bristol (2001 - 2001)
  • Reader, Department of Social Anthropology, University of Edinburgh (2000 - 2003)
  • Senior Researcher, Danish Centre for Human Rights, Copenhagen (2000 - 2000)
  • Visiting Fellow, University of Natal (1998 - 1999)
  • Visiting Scholar, Department of History, University of Natal, Durban (1998 - 1999)
  • Associate Professor of International Development Studies, Roskilde University (1997 - 2000)
  • Assistant Professor, International Development Studies, Roskilde University (1994 - 1997)
  • Visiting Scholar, Tata Institute of Social Science and Bombay University (1992 - 1993)
  • PhD-candidate, International Development Studies, Roskilde University (1990 - 1994)
  • Teaching Assistant, International Studies, Aalborg University, Denmark (1989 - 1991)
  • Research Assistant, International Studies, Aalborg University, Denmark (1987 - 1988)

Boards, Advisory Committees, Professional Organizations


  • Chair, Global Academic Advisory Board at Habib University, Karachi, Pakistan (2017 - Present)
  • Member, Institutional Development project for Anthropology at the Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile (2017 - Present)
  • Member, London School of Economics and Political Science, External Review Board (2017 - 2017)
  • Member, International Evaluation Committee of Nordic Institute for Asian Studies, Copenhagen (2015 - 2015)
  • Editor, “South Asia in Motion” book series, Stanford University Press (2014 - 2014)
  • Chair of the Graduate Committee, Department of Anthropology, Stanford University (2013 - 2015)
  • Chair of the External Review Committee, reviewing the Department of Anthropology at Cornell University (2013 - 2013)
  • Member, Editorial Board, Stanford University Press (2012 - Present)
  • Chair of the Curriculum Committee, Department of Anthropology, Stanford University (2012 - 2013)
  • Member of the Center for Urban Studies, Stanford University (2011 - Present)
  • Chair of the Graduate Admission Committee, Department of Anthropology, Stanford University (2011 - 2012)
  • External reviewer of Faculty Fellowships, Humanities Institute, University of Michigan (2011 - 2012)
  • Member of professorial appointment committee, Faculty of Social Science, University of Gothenburg, Sweden (2011 - 2012)
  • Member of selection committee, CCSRE External fellowships (2011 - 2012)
  • External expert (promotions and appointments), Department of Anthropology, Stockholm University (2010 - Present)
  • Member of the Center for Comparative Study of Race and Ethnicity, Stanford University (2010 - Present)
  • Member of the advisory Board, Abbasi Program in Islamic Studies at Stanford University (2010 - Present)
  • Member of Search committee, Socio-cultural anthropology at Stanford University (2010 - 2011)
  • Appointed member, International panel evaluating anthropological training and research in Norway. (2010 - 2010)
  • Founding Director, Center for South Asian Studies, Stanford University (2010 - 2010)
  • Director of the Graduate School of Social Sciences, University of Amsterdam (2008 - Present)
  • External Examiner, Asian Studies, University of Aarhus, Denmark (2008 - Present)
  • External Expert, (promotions and appointments), London School of Economics and Political Science (2008 - Present)
  • External expert (promotions and appointments), Dept of Asian and South Asian Studies and Dept of Anthropology, University of Copenhagen. (2008 - Present)
  • Member, Board of the International Institute for Asian Studies (IIAS), Leiden (2008 - 2010)
  • Dean of the International School of Humanities and Social Sciences, University of Amsterdam (2008 - 2009)
  • Coordinator, “Sister City Project” sponsored by the Society for the Study of Transnational Culture (2006 - 2010)
  • Director of the research cluster, ‘Religion and identity in a transnational perspective’ at the Amsterdam School of Social Science Research (2006 - 2010)
  • Program director, Research Master ‘s in Social Sciences, University of Amsterdam (2006 - 2009)
  • Member, Editorial collective behind the journal Public Culture (2005 - Present)
  • Member, Society for the Study of Transnational Culture, sponsor of the journal Public Culture (2005 - 2009)
  • Site-coordinator in South Africa for the international research project, “The Religious Lives of Migrants” funded by SSRC (New York) and the Ford Foundation. (2005 - 2009)
  • Member of the board, New interdisciplinary ethnography Journal IF: Interview Forum based at Harvard University (2004 - Present)
  • Chair of The South Asia Studies Council, Yale Center for International and Area Studies (2004 - 2006)
  • Member, Social Science Research Council initiative on Religion and Migration. (2004 - 2006)
  • Member, Research network on ‘Imagining Politics’, and interdisciplinary network of scholars from CERI (2003 - 2008)
  • Visiting Examiner, Dept. of Social Anthropology. Goldsmiths College, London (2003 - 2005)
  • Honors Course organizer, Department of Social Anthropology, University of Edinburgh (2003 - 2004)
  • Member, task force undertaking a thorough evaluation of all Social Anthropology departments at Swedish universities, National Agency for Higher Education in Sweden (2003 - 2003)
  • Postgraduate convener, Department of Social Anthropology, University of Edinburgh (2002 - 2004)
  • 4th year course organizer, International Development Studies, Roskilde (1999 - 1999)
  • In charge of post graduate seminar (MA and MSc), International Development Studies (1999 - 1999)
  • 3rd year course organizer, International Development Studies, Roskilde University (1997 - 1997)
  • 4th year course organizer, International Development Studies, Roskilde (1997 - 1997)
  • In charge of post graduate seminar (MA and MSc), International Development Studies (1997 - 1997)
  • Key Member and Initiator, Research program ‘Livelihood, Identity and Organization in Situations of Instability' (1996 - 2000)
  • 3rd year course organizer, International Development Studies, Roskilde University (1995 - 1995)
  • Participant in the comprehensive ENRECA research cooperation program, Center for the Study of Social Sciences, Calcutta and Center for Basic Research, Kampala and Roskilde University (1994 - 2000)
  • Book Reviews Editor, European Journal of Development Research (1994 - 1996)
  • 3rd year course organizer, International Development Studies, Roskilde University (1994 - 1994)
  • Member, Editorial Committee of GRUS (1988 - 1996)
  • Member, Association for Asian Studies
  • Member, Association of Social Anthropologists (UK)
  • Member, American Anthropological Association
  • Reviewer, Columbia University Press
  • Reviewer, Modern Asian Studies
  • Reviewer, European Journal of Development Research
  • Reviewer, Stanford University Press
  • Reviewer, Indiana University Press
  • Reviewer, Berg Publishers
  • Reviewer, University of California Press
  • Reviewer, Critique of Anthropology
  • Reviewer, Journal of the Royal Anthropological Institute
  • Reviewer, University of Chicago Press
  • Reviewer, Nations and Nationalism
  • Reviewer, Ethnos Journal
  • Reviewer, Journal of Asian Studies
  • Reviewer, Contemporary South Asia
  • Reviewer, Minnesota University Press
  • Reviewer, University of Michigan Press
  • Reviewer, American Ethnologist
  • Reviewer, South Asia
  • Reviewer, Cambridge University Press
  • Reviewer, Routledge
  • Reviewer, Princeton University Press
  • Reviewer, Cultural Anthropology,
  • Reviewer, Duke University Press

Program Affiliations


  • Modern Thought and Literature

Professional Education


  • Dr. Phil., Roskilde University, Denmark, Habilitation in the social sciences (1997)
  • Doctoral program, Roskilde University, Denmark Roskilde, International Development Studies (1993)
  • MA., Department of Political Science, Aalborg University, Denmark, Political Theory (1989)
  • MA, Center for International Studies, Aalborg University, International Studies (1988)
  • BA, Aalborg University, Denmark, Sociology (1986)

Current Research and Scholarly Interests


Anthropology of political life, ethno-religious identities, violence and urban life in South Asia and Southern Africa. Multiple theoretical and disciplinary interests from political theory and continental philosophy to psychoanalysis, comparative religion and contemporary urbanism

2019-20 Courses


Stanford Advisees


  • Doctoral Dissertation Reader (AC)
    Nisrin Elamin, Shan Huang, Samuel Maull, Dilshanie Perera, Nethra Samarawickrema, Pablo Seward Delaporte
  • Postdoctoral Faculty Sponsor
    Maira Hayat
  • Doctoral Dissertation Advisor (AC)
    Samil Can, Byron Gray, Richard McGrail, Anthony Medina, Ashveer Pal Singh, Kerem Ussakli
  • Doctoral (Program)
    Samil Can, Byron Gray, Aaron Hopes, Saad Lakhani, Richard McGrail, Anthony Medina, Isabel Salovaara, Ashveer Pal Singh, Kerem Ussakli
  • Postdoctoral Research Mentor
    Maira Hayat

All Publications


  • (in press) A history of distributed sovereignty. Trade, migration and rule in the Indian Ocean world The Global Indian Ocean and the Liberal Order Hansen, T. edited by Lieven, A., Verhoeven, H. London: I. B. Tauris . 2020
  • (in press) When the Past is Tense: a democratic history of monuments in an Indian city State of Democracy in India: Life and Politics in Contemporary Times Hansen, T. edited by Ray, M. Delhi: Primus Books. 2020
  • (in press) Social segregation, memory and everyday Hindutva in middle India New Hindutva. The rise of democratic authoritarianism in India edited by Roy, S., Hansen, T. SAGE Publications. 2020
  • Majoritarian State: How Hindu Nationalism is Changing India edited by Hanson, T., Jaffrelot, C., Chatterji, A. London: Hurst and Co.. 2019
  • Introduction Majoritarian State. How Hindu nationalism is changing India Jaffrelot, C., Chatterji, A., Hansen, T. London: D Hurst and Co.. 2019
  • Democracy against the Law. Reflections on India’s Illiberal Democracy Majoritarian State. How Hindu nationalism is changing India Hansen, T. London: D Hurst and Co.. 2019
  • Civics, civility and race in post-apartheid South Africa ANTHROPOLOGICAL THEORY Hansen, T. 2018; 18 (2-3): 296–325
  • Whose Public, Whose Authority? Reflections on the moral force of violence MODERN ASIAN STUDIES Hansen, T. 2018; 52 (3): 1076–87
  • The state as an object of ethnographic inquiry Contributions to Indian Sociology, Special 50th Anniversary Issue. Sage: Delhi Hansen, T. 2018
  • Aesthetics of arrival: spectacle, capital, novelty in post-reform India IDENTITIES-GLOBAL STUDIES IN CULTURE AND POWER Kaur, R., Blom Hansen, T. 2016; 23 (3): 265-275
  • Migration, religion and post-imperial formations GLOBAL NETWORKS-A JOURNAL OF TRANSNATIONAL AFFAIRS Hansen, T. B. 2014; 14 (3): 273-290

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  • On narrative authority in the global cultural economy Anthropology Now and Next: Diversity, Connections, Confrontations, Reflexivity Hansen, T. edited by Garsten, C. Oxford: Berghahn Books. 2014
  • Religion A Companion to Urban Anthropology Hansen, T. edited by Nonini, D. London: John Wiley and Sons . 2014: Pp. 364–380
  • Secular Speech, Popular passion and Public Order in modern India Contesting Secularism Hansen, T. edited by Sorensen, A. B. London: Ashgate Publishing. 2013: 207–231
  • Rethinking the city. Neighbors, strangers and public life in urban India Modernity and Citizenship: Challenges of Building Democratic India Hansen, T. edited by Surinder, J. Delhi: Oxford University Press. 2013
  • Melancholia of Freedom. Social Life in an Indian Township in South Africa Hansen, T. Princeton University Press. 2012
  • From Houses to Barbed Wire: on Houses and Walls in South Africa Texas International Law Journal Hansen, T. B. 2011; 47: 345-353
  • Secular Speech and Popular Passion. Antinomies of Indian Secularism The Law and the Secular/Sacred Divide. Hansen, T. edited by Sullivan, W., Taussig, M. Stanford University Press. 2011: 261–281
  • Cool Passions: The Political Theology of Modern Convictions Hansen, T. University of Amsterdam Press. 2009
  • The Unwieldy Fetish. Desire and Disavowal of Indianness in South Africa Eyes Across the Water Hansen, T. edited by Gupta, P., Hofmeyr, I. Pretoria: UNISA Press. 2009
  • The Political Theology of Violence in Modern India SAMAJ-Revue (on-line academic journal of South Asian studies edited in Paris) Hansen, T. B. 2009
  • In Search of God’s Hand. Masculinity and Religion Piety and Gender. Comparative Perspectives Hansen, T. edited by Sjoerup, L., Roemer, C. H. Brill: Leiden. 2009
  • Introduction: Portable Spirits and Itinerant People: Religion and Migration in South Africa in a Comparative Perspective AFRICAN STUDIES Hansen, T. B., Jeannerat, C., Sadouni, S. 2009; 68 (2): 187-196
  • Anthropologists and other interpreters in the global cultural economy Antropologie in een zee van verhalen Hanser, T. edited by Sunier, T. Amsterdam: Aksant. 2009
  • Reflections on Salman Rushdie’s Bombay Midnight’s Diaspora. Critical Encounters with Salman Rushdie including a response from the author. Hansen, T. edited by Herwitz, D., Varshney, A. University of Michigan Press. 2008
  • Race, Security and Racial Anxieties in the Post-apartheid City Gender and Urban Space Hansen, T. B. edited by Rieker, M. London: Palgrave. 2008
  • Javeedbhai Muslim Portraits Hansen, T. B. edited by Banerjee, M. Penguin (London and Delhi). 2008
  • On the Difficulties of being Hindu WISER review on Reasons of Faith Hansen, T. 2007
  • The India that does not Shine ISIM Review Hansen, T. 2007
  • Performers of sovereignty - On the privatization of security in urban South Africa CRITIQUE OF ANTHROPOLOGY Hansen, T. B. 2006; 26 (3): 279-295
  • Sovereignty revisited ANNUAL REVIEW OF ANTHROPOLOGY Hansen, T. B., Stepputat, F. 2006; 35: 295-315
  • Where names Fall Short: Naming and Forgetting in contemporary South Africa The Anthropology of Naming Hansen, T. edited by Bodenhorn, B., Bruck, G. V. Cambridge University Press.. 2006
  • Sounds of freedom: Music, taxis, and racial imagination in urban South Africa PUBLIC CULTURE Hansen, T. B. 2006; 18 (1): 185-208
  • Melancholia of freedom: Humour and nostalgia among Indians in South Africa MODERN DRAMA Hansen, T. B. 2005; 48 (2): 297-315
  • Sovereigns beyond the State. On Legality and Authority in Urban India Religion, Violence and Political Mobilization in South Asia Hansen, T. B. edited by kaur, R. New Delhi: Sage Publications. 2005
  • Between Autochthony and Diaspora. Indians in the ‘New’ South Africa Dislocating Nation States Hansen, T. edited by Tanabe , . Kyoto University Press/ Trans Pacific Press (Melbourne). 2005
  • Sovereigns beyond the State. On Legality and Authority in Urban India Religion, Violence and Political Mobilization in South Asia Hansen, T. edited by Kaur, R. New Delhi: Sage Publications. 2005
  • Sovereign Bodies. Citizens, Migrants and States in the Postcolonial World edited by Hansen, T., Stepputat, F. Princeton University Press.. 2005
  • In Search of the Diasporic Self: Bollywood in South Africa Bollyworld Hansen, T. B. edited by Kaur, R., Sinha, A. 2005
  • Between Autochthony and Diaspora. Indians in the ‘New South Africa' Dislocating Nation States Hansen, T. B. edited by Tanabe, A. Kyoto University Press/ Trans Pacific Press (Melbourne). 2005
  • Sovereigns beyond the State. On Legality and Authority in Urban India Sovereign Bodies edited by Hansen, T. B., Stepputat, F. Princeton University Press. 2005
  • BJP and the Compulsions of Politics Hindi Nationalism and Indian Politics edited by Hensen, T. 2004
  • The Saffron Wage: Democracy and Hindu Nationalism in Modern India Hindu Nationalism and Indian Politics Hansen, T. edited by Mehta, P. B. Oxford University Press. 2004
  • The Saffron Wave: Democracy and Hindu Nationalism in Modern India Hansen, T. Oxford University Press. 2004
  • Politics as Permanent Performance: on the production of authority in the locality De-centering the Nation: Politics and Cultural Mobilisation in Contemporary India Hansen, T. B. edited by Wyatt, A., Zavos, J. Sage Publications. 2003
  • Review Essay: “Politics by Other Means – a review of The Production of Hindu – Muslim Violence" IIAS Newsletter Brass, P. R., Hansen, T. B. 2003
  • Souveraene jenseits des Staates Berliner Debatte Initial Hansen, T. B. 2003: 18-28
  • The Ironies of History. A response to Parvati Raman HIMAL Hansen, T. B. 2003: 3 - 6
  • Diasporic Dispositions HIMAL Hansen, T. B. 2002: 12 - 20
  • After the Excess: race, racism and reconciliation in contemporary South Africa Discrimination and Toleration Hansen, T. B. edited by hastrup, K., Ullrich, G. Amsterdam, Kluwer Press. 2002
  • Urban Violence in India: Identity Politics, Mumbai, and the Postcolonial City Hansen, T. Permanent Black. 2001
  • BJP and the Compulsions of Politics edited by Hensen, T. 2001
  • Wages of Violence: Naming and Identity in the Postcolonial Bombay Hansen, T. Princeton University Press. 2001
  • States of Imagination. An Introduction States of Imagination: Ethnographic Explorations of the Postcolonial State edited by Hansen, T. B., Steppulat, D. F. Duke University Press.. 2001
  • Governance and State Mythologies in Mumbai States of Imagination. Ethnographic Explorations of the Postcolonial State. Hansen, T. Durham: Duke University Press. 2001
  • Plays and Politics: Politics and Cultural Identity among South African Indians Afriche e Orienti Hansen, T. B. 2001; 3: 40-48
  • Predicaments of Secularism: Muslim Identities in Mumbai Journal of the Royal Anthropological Institute Hansen, T. 2000; 6 (2)
  • Plays and Politics: Politics and Cultural Identity among South African Indians Journal of Southern African Studies Hansen, T. B. 2000; 2 (2)
  • Bridging the Gulf: Migration and Modernity among Muslims in Mumbai Empire, Migration, Community Hansen, T. B. edited by Bates, C. London, Macmillan. 2000
  • Governance and Myths of State in Mumbai The Everyday State in India Hansen, T. B. edited by Benei, V., Fuller, C. J. Delhi, Social Science Press. 2000
  • Predicaments of Secularism: Muslim Identities in Mumbai Urban Culture and Democracy: Politics in the City Hansen, T. B. 2000: 16-37
  • The Saffron Wave: Democracy and Hindu Nationalism in Modern India Hansen, T. Princeton University Press. 1999
  • Introduction Compulsions of Politics. BJP and Competitive Politics in India Hansen, T. B., Jaffrelot, C. edited by Hansen, T. B., Jaffrelot, C. Delhi, Oxford University Press. 1998
  • The Ethics of Hindutva and the Spirit of Capitalism Compulsions of Politics. BJP and Competitive Politics in India Jaffrelot, C. edited by Hansen, T. B. Delhi: Oxford University Press. 1998
  • ‘Store faser, små historier: om fase teoriens skæbne i udviklingsforskningen’(in Danish) (Big phases, small stories: on the theory of phases within development research’), Den Ny Verden Hansen, T. B. 1998; 30 (3)
  • Compulsions of Politics. BJP and Competitive Politics in India, Delhi Hansen, T. B. Oxford University Press. 1998
  • Compulsions of Politics. BJP and Competitive Politics in India, Delhi Hansen, T. B. Oxford University Press. 1998
  • BJP and the Compulsions of Politics edited by Hansen, T. 1998
  • BJP and the Politics of Hindutva in Maharashtra Compulsions of Politics. BJP and Competitive Politics in India edited by Hansen, T. B., Jaffrelot, C. Delhi: Oxford University Press. 1998
  • Indiens langsomme revolutioner Den Jyske Historiker Hansen, T. B. 1997
  • Inside the Romanticist Episteme Thesis Eleven Hansen, T. B. 1997; 48
  • Drømmen om Indien - forestillinger om den indiske nation 1857 -1930 Den Jyske Historiker, Special issue on India Hansen, T. B. 1997: 26
  • Rams Krigere. Religion, nation og politik i Indien Den Ny Verden Hansen, T. B. 1997; 30 (1): 106-122
  • The vernacularisation of Hindutva: The BJP and Shiv Sena in rural Maharashtra 13th European Conference on South Asian Studies Hansen, T. B. SAGE PUBLICATIONS PVT LTD. 1996: 177–214
  • Recuperating masculinity - Hindu nationalism, violence and the exorcism of the Muslim 'Other' Conference on Comparative Approaches to National Identities in Asia Hansen, T. B. SAGE SCIENCE PRESS. 1996: 137–72
  • Becoming a Light Onto Itself - Nationalist Imaginings in the Age of Globalisation Economic and Political Weekly Hansen, T. B. 1996; 3: 603 - 615
  • Rams Krigere. Religion, nation og politik i Indien Religion Hansen, T. B. 1996; 4 (96)
  • Inside the Romanticist Episteme Social Scientist Hansen, T. B. 1996
  • Review of Christophe Jaffrelot: “The Hindu Nationalist Movement in India” Nations and Nationalism Hansen, T. B. 1996
  • Inside the Romanticist Episteme Occasional Paper Hansen, T. B. 1995
  • Controlled Emancipation : Women and Hindu nationalism Ethnicity, Gender and the Subversion of Nationalism Hansen, T. edited by Wilson, F., Frederiksen, B. F. 1994
  • Controlled Emancipation : Women and Hindu nationalism European Journal of Development Research Hansen, T. B. 1994; 6
  • Making sense of Weber: Secularisation and legitimacy in Indian politics The Theoretical Heritage from Marx and Weber in Development Studies, Occasional Paper Hansen, T. B., Martinussen, J. 1994; 10: 167 - 199
  • Den vrede hindu : Kulturel mobilisering i den globale modernitet GRUS Hansen, T. B. 1993; 41 (14): 50 - 66
  • RSS and the Popularisation of Hindutva Economic and Political Weekly Hansen, T. B. 1993: 2270-2272
  • RSS and the Popularisation of Hindutva Economic and Political Weekly Hansen, T. B. 1993: 2270-2272
  • Sekularisering, religion og ideologi i den moderne verden GRUS Hansen, T. B. 1992; 38 (13)
  • Religion and Ideology in Hindu nationalist Discourse Working Paper Hansen, T. B. 1992
  • Protest. frigørelse eller manipulation - om studiet af sociale og politiske bevægelser i den tredie verden Den Ny Verden Hansen, T. B. 1991; 24
  • From Regionalism to Nationalism: Hindu nationalism in Maharashtra NASA-proceedings Hansen, T. B. 1991
  • Nationalismen som socialismens højeste stadium GRUS Hansen, T. B. 1990; 11 (30)
  • Political Culture and Hegemony - towards a theoretical understanding GRUS Hansen, T. B. 1988; 9 (26): 15