Alefiya Tundawala

Alefiya Tundawala teaches Political Science at Savitri Girls’ College, University of Calcutta. She did her Ph.D. on “The Muslim Search for Identity in Contemporary West Bengal” from the University of Calcutta and is interested in investigating issues of community and identities with specific focus on minority rights, the society-state interface and gender and politics.

Eating from the Bohra thaal

How commensality for some could mean alienation to others.

Feb 23, 2022

Latest Articles

Still standing

Old Delhi’s Hazrat Shah Waliullah Public Library.

Social surveillance

The impact of social media platforms in the global South.

Ghar ki shaadi

Of family pressure, maulvis and the nikahnama.

Unpacking the floods in Pakistan

On root causes, challenges and gaps in state capacity.